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OZB   MAGAZINE  TEAM The magazine: OZB is an English language media platform predominantly for the expatriate community in Romania which informs, advises and entertains with events, profiles, listings, rev...

Romancing Romania

First off, for those of you wondering, OZB stands for O Zi Buna which means “have a good day” in Romanian. It’s a quintessentially and ubiquitous Romanian phrase and rather a lovely one I feel and, forgive the ...

East European Music Conference in Sibiu

ARTmania announces the inaugural East European Music Conference (EEMC),which will take place in Sibiu, Romania, July 27-29, 2017. The conference will gather top representatives from the European live music indu...

Bear Necessities

Contrary to some understandings Romania is a rich country in many ways, perhaps none more so than in sheer, unrestrained natural beauty and splendour particularly with her abundance of flora and fauna and wilde...

Liveable City – A Bridge Too Far?

As a parent of three daughters, it was only a matter of time before I would be hauled up in front of a school classroom to give a presentation on my career.  In my case, this happened last year where I was thro...

Wetland Europe

In Romania’s isolated Danube Delta, traditional communities are struggling to survive in the face of reduced fishing, tighter regulations and economic migration. Kit Gillet explores the challenges that exist i...

Veggie Triple

The following three restaurants have been chosen for their selection of vegetarian dishes in particular settings. These are selections based on quality rather than quantity and for value for money alongside amb...

Feast on Moonlight Breakfast

I was first told about Moonlight Breakfast by my daughter’s classmate’s mum - great how these things work - and went to see them last year at a Full Moon gig where I was suitably impressed. They have a fresh so...