Romania is definitely a country to add to the "to see" list. Home to amazing destinations and areas where nature is still widely present,...

photoSummer special: Bucharest’s museums, the “cool” places to escape the summer heat

Some summer days can be unbearable in Romania’s capital, with daytime temperatures often going over 35 degrees Celsius. So, where to escape the heat?...
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Short guide for foreigners who want to vote in Romania’s local elections

Romania will organize local elections this Sunday, June 5, and both Romanians aged over 18 and citizens of the European Union (EU) who are...

Browsing the shelves at Kyralina – the only French bookstore in Bucharest

The only French-language bookstore in Bucharest, Kyralina has been a go-to place for the francophone community in the capital for the last three years....

Short guide for foreigners: five things that make Romanians very angry

Romanians are known to be warm and kind people, but some things really make them angry. Here are some things that one should avoid saying...

Superstitions in Romania: what happens if you spill salt or if you open an...

The Romanians are not only very religious people, but they also believe in a significant number of superstitions, from the well-known unlucky number 13...

Women’s Day special: Where to buy flowers in Bucharest?

It is well known that women around the world love flowers, no matter if they are roses, tulips, or lilies. This is why men...

Once upon a time: 10 Romanian tales to know and tell

Before Harry Potter and princess Elsa were capturing the imagination of children and teenagers everywhere, local generations were growing up with the stories written...

Juranda’s homemade Romanian food: “Papanasi” – Romania’s most famous dessert

It is always a pleasure to look at the face of an expat or foreign tourist after ordering the first time papanași: This king-size...

Work in progress: Tudor Prisacariu’s take on Bucharest’s ever-changing face

Cables that cut through the landscape, an ivy-dressed block entrance, an amphitheater tucked in between blocks of flats are part of the fabric of...

Romania’s major sports events in 2016

The year 2016 is a full of sports events, with the Rio Olympic Games and the UEFA Euro 2016 championship being the most important. Here's...

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