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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing [email protected]

 

05 October 2020

Romania is one of the biggest producers of wine in Europe and the world, and visiting one (or more) of its many wineries...

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: [email protected] 

 

Interview
29 September 2020

Scotsman Ronald Mackay has lived and worked all over the world, from Eastern Europe to Latin America and Canada. In

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Romania Insider
17 November 2010

If you're staying in Bucharest on Christmas and/or on New Year's Eve and you're not planning to throw a party in your own/a friend's house, there are a couple of options to spend some time out in the town during the winter holidays. We listed some of them for you: Christmas lunches & brunches, New Year's Eve parties – feel free to write us if you're hosting a party or know of one which you expect to rock! You could also check out other events taking place in Bucharest in December.

Romania Insider
15 November 2010

Already planning your winter holidays? Well, if you're choosing Bucharest for your stay in the month of December, we've made a list of events in the city you could try yourself - or offer as gifts to your loved ones. Stay tuned in the following days as we are preparing more goodies to help you plan for the winter season in Romania! Also, check back on this article as we'll be adding more events as they are announced.

Romania Insider
14 November 2010

The use of renewable energy sources, the increase in energy efficiency and a clean and safe energy infrastructure are all challenges that once accomplished might boost Romanian productivity and thus competitiveness. Romania-insider.com looks at the structural funds for economic competitiveness and at the companies that got them.

Romania Insider
12 November 2010

Two tourism associations, APDT Brasov and Association Monteoru Renaissance have recently launched the Carpathian Tourism Cluster Romania, a network of regional and national stakeholders in the Romanian tourism industry. The aim of this cluster is to support sustainable tourism development and create additional value for the tourism industry in region of the Carpathian Mountains. Members of the cluster are tourism development associations, NGOs, local and national authorities, tour operators, travel agencies, tourism guides, event agencies, suppliers of the tourism industry and service and consulting companies.

Romania Insider
10 November 2010

The heart of Romania, Sibiu or “Hermannstadt” in German and “Nagyszeben” in Hungarian, is one of the most important Romanian cultural centers. Ranked as “Europe’s 8th most idyllic place to live in”, it was also the “European Capital of Culture” in 2007, alongside with Luxembourg.

Romania Insider
17 November 2010

If you're staying in Bucharest on Christmas and/or on New Year's Eve and you're not planning to throw a party in your own/a friend's house, there are a couple of options to spend some time out in the town during the winter holidays. We listed some of them for you: Christmas lunches & brunches, New Year's Eve parties – feel free to write us if you're hosting a party or know of one which you expect to rock! You could also check out other events taking place in Bucharest in December.

Romania Insider
15 November 2010

Already planning your winter holidays? Well, if you're choosing Bucharest for your stay in the month of December, we've made a list of events in the city you could try yourself - or offer as gifts to your loved ones. Stay tuned in the following days as we are preparing more goodies to help you plan for the winter season in Romania! Also, check back on this article as we'll be adding more events as they are announced.

Romania Insider
14 November 2010

The use of renewable energy sources, the increase in energy efficiency and a clean and safe energy infrastructure are all challenges that once accomplished might boost Romanian productivity and thus competitiveness. Romania-insider.com looks at the structural funds for economic competitiveness and at the companies that got them.

Romania Insider
12 November 2010

Two tourism associations, APDT Brasov and Association Monteoru Renaissance have recently launched the Carpathian Tourism Cluster Romania, a network of regional and national stakeholders in the Romanian tourism industry. The aim of this cluster is to support sustainable tourism development and create additional value for the tourism industry in region of the Carpathian Mountains. Members of the cluster are tourism development associations, NGOs, local and national authorities, tour operators, travel agencies, tourism guides, event agencies, suppliers of the tourism industry and service and consulting companies.

Romania Insider
10 November 2010

The heart of Romania, Sibiu or “Hermannstadt” in German and “Nagyszeben” in Hungarian, is one of the most important Romanian cultural centers. Ranked as “Europe’s 8th most idyllic place to live in”, it was also the “European Capital of Culture” in 2007, alongside with Luxembourg.

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