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Transylvanian diaries — part 2

By Stephen McGrath The early evening sun is casting an auburn glow over the village and industrious swallows swoop in and out of our front cellar to build their nest on the side of a wooden beam. I’m sitting...

Driving in Romania

Having not had much time off lately I decided to seize the opportunity to mix business with pleasure and go on a road trip to Cluj that encompassed Maramures and Alba Iulia in my compact but nippy Peugeot 107. ...

Sunscreen – an Investment in Your Health

Summer is here and you know that no matter what hues or fabrics are trendy this season, a beautiful tan will always be in vogue. Trends change every year, but good taste and elegance will never be obsolete. ...

Life Line

For 26 years, HOSPICE Casa Speranței has developed full palliative care services that are being offered in day centres, outpatient and inpatient units, at the patients’ homes and in partner hospitals. By Ash...

A Hike for all Seasons (and Days)

By Simon Parker What is it? Possibly the easiest way to get into the Ciucas mountains, this navigationally simple(ish) route follows the broad and almost treeless Bratocea ridge which offers spectacular v...

Farmec opens a new Gerovital store in Cluj-Napoca

Farmec, the most important Romanian cosmetics producer, opens a new Gerovital store in Cluj-Napoca, the second center inaugurated this year. The local cosmetics leader goes ahead with the strategic expansion of...

Of Cars and Maps

So, here is part two of a guide to some of the lesser known, more overlooked and I would say underrated museums of Bucharest. The larger museums here in Bucharest are ok but I am suggesting that it is the petit...