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This page brings you articles ranging from food, recipes, gardening tips, leisure time suggestions, best discotheques & clubs, fast food & home delivery suggestions, interior design ideas & even some stunning photography from this great country.

Moving to Bucharest toolkit – everything you need to know to get settled

This is the definitive one-stop-shop guide for ex-pats, re-pats and Romanians moving to Bucharest. Everything you might wish to know from where to live,...

The Romania I love – in pictures

Romania is a stunningly beautiful place & these pictures go some way to remind us of this, through the lens of a camera. I...

Overcoming loneliness

Adapted from the work of Karyn Hall Ph.D. Being an expat in Romania, as beautiful & wonderful as the experience undoubtedly can be, it can...

Why we need art in our lives more than ever

Imagine a not so distant future, the globe is roamed by two major camps – of people and robots. The robots are increasingly taking all...

The mysterious Salmon of Wisdom of Balea Lake

Reading time: 5 minutes Tags: Dacian Warrior, fishing, hunting, wild animals, Balea Lake, bravery, betrayal, perseverance, Kharma If you like the story, please share it. We...

Făt-Frumos, Beautiful Son

Reading time: 3 minutes Tags: Romanian King, Queen & Prince, eternity, death, life, false values, yearning parents,  family, If you like the story, please share it....

The May Day Witch of Targu Jiu

Reading time: 5 minutes Tags: Romanian traditional life, farming, Shepperd, magic, theft, Targu jiu If you like the story, please share it. We are giving a free...

Zalmoxis, ruler of the underworld

Reading time: 14 minutes Tags: Romanian King/ God, Love, death, life, sadness, joy, family, one true love, caves, magic, Romanian history, hope, joy. If you like...

The legend of Ceygar and the magical forest of Hoia Baciu

reading time: 10 minutes Tags: Remove term: Cluj Napoca Cluj NapocaRemove term: fairies fairiesRemove term: Hoia Baciu forest Hoia Baciu forestRemove term: hope hopeRemove term: Love LoveRemove term: magic magicRemove term:...

The Legend of Pasha, the King’s cat

Reading time: 31 minutes Tags: Romanian King, Princess, Prince, King Mihai of Romania, Giants, Magical black cat, war, honour, bravery, Bran, Sinaia, Peles Castle, forgotten...

Witness the best of Bucharest

BY MONICA SUMA At the confluence of East and West, Bucharest rose above its communist past into a city whose historical influences are reflected in the...

Travel Diary: From the Black Horse Pub (Shipston) to Black Sea (Vama Veche)

It’s been a tough & eventful year in many ways & the year has flown by.  After a very busy 3 weeks in the...

New to Bucharest & looking for a social network?

It can be a daunting place on first impressions, but you will be pleased to know, Romania is a very safe country in the...

Bucharest Nightlife – Posh Disco Clubs:

My definition of a good club? a place with great music, space to dance, happy atmosphere, no drunks, no aggression, pretty girls & smart...

Bucharest Metro Map & the stops for each line

M1 Metro Line (Yellow): Republica, Costin Georgian, Titan, Nicolae Grigorescu 1, Dristor 1, Mihai Bravu, Timpuri Noi, Piața Unirii 1, Izvor, Eroilor, Grozavesti, Petrache Poenaru,...

Top things to do around Snagov lake when you need to escape the Capital,...

Snagov lake, located just 25 mins drive north of Otopeni, on the DN1 highway to Brasov, is indeed a hidden treasure. Stretching around 12km...

Add plants to your home = longer life + more energy for…

Air quality in parts of Romanian cities is not what it could be. Especially with the 2018 changes to import taxes of foreign cars....

Romanian Food: Traditional Romanian dishes to add to your food bucket List

Romanian food is hearty, tasty, and heavily influenced by the peoples that the area has come into contact with. Major influences have come by...

Sex before snow clearing – heart attack avoidance technique!

Recent news has exploded about the risk of a heart attack while shoveling snow for the over 50's due to the stress on the...

How to survive a shared house…

There are many benefits to house or flat sharing. Not least of which is the massive savings it brings. As much as 50% of...