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Visiting Neighbours: Kiev

  By Julia Leescu “Those baristas are looking at me like I did not catch up with reality.”  “Well, you left Ukraine exactly 16 years ago”–says my mom, finishing her Grand Blueberry Latte, looking ...

Calea Victoriei – Once Again the Place to Be

By Alan Clark One of the things I love about Bucharest, is the choice of outdoor events during the Summer months. It's often hard to choose which event to support, and since summer came early this year, the ...

Life on The Open Sea

By Liviu Bugu It all started with a childhood dream. I was 13-14 years old and I would skip school and go down to Constanța’s Tomis Harbor. I really enjoyed seeing the boats and the yachts there. They made m...

TIFF – Film Festival in Cluj – on until June 3

TIFF the first and the largest international feature film festival in Romania started a few days ago and will continue until June 3rd. The opening gala screened the film Foxtrot, a highly disputed, still bra...

A Particular Kind of Garden

By Giles Eldridge   This story starts with the splendidly named Baron Barbu Bellu, who was a 19th century Judge, member of parliament and briefly a minister for both Culture and Justice. In 1853 he d...

It´s Official, Summer is Here!

By Dean Edgar   1st May is traditionally the day that summer begins in Romania, and most of Bucharest, if not people all over Romania, head to the beach like herds of migrating wildebeest. The highwa...