Culinary feast with queen of the house

Unexpected flavours Small bits of chicken will be dipped in a pinkish, sweet sauce of red currant and will be spiced up with ginger and grated orange rind. Next to it, a cascade of sour cream is poured over t...

Competition: Win a nice stay at The Country Hotel

We are proud to be able to offer a OZB Magazine competition in conjunction with Marcela Cosnean and her fabulous Country Hotel, just to the north of Brașov. Marcela has been kind enough to offer one nigh...

Take a Hike

By Simon Parker   The Scottish writer and broadcaster Muriel Grey humorously divided outdoors lovers into three distinct categories: ramblers, scramblers and danglers. Ramblers amble along lowland path...

Chasing The Colours

Art and its understanding is one of life’s joys and challenges, prone to strong opinions and mindsets. What is it for? Who benefits and how precisely? There are some who view art as a silly activity, certainl...

New Year Dissolutions – What’s on Your List?

by Arabella McIntyre-Brown   Hands up everyone who gave up on New Year Resolutions (NYR) having failed for too many years to keep any for more than a few days in January… Not just me, then. Judgin...

The true story of Pita, the lost puppy

by Arabella McIntyre-Brown   My house is in the mountains near Brasov, at the edge of a village. Next-door’s dog Papi spends much of his time chez moi because I feed him and don’t hit him. He is fier...

15% of Romanians consider moving to Cluj-Napoca

A recent report developed by World Bank shows that more than 15% of people in Romania would consider moving to Cluj-Napoca. Today, however, this Functional Urban Area (FUA)* represents just 2.3% of the total po...