How to tell your Gulie from your Gutuie

A guide to good grub This issue of OZB seems an appropriate opportunity to look at food in Bucharest both in general and from a vegetarian/vegan point of view. In addition they’ll be a few words on how to tell...

Saxon Fairytale Escape

By Stephen McGrath   A full moon hangs over the 12th-century citadel of Sighişoara which is white with December snow. As several tourists stroll across the town square between the restaurant bars, th...

ROMANIAN ROYALTY – PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

by Kit Gillet   King Ferdinand I           King Michael I and his father Carol II                                                         King Michael I     The death of King...

Analysing an architectural conundrum

For me Bucharest’s identity is clearly expressed through the physical fabric of the city, its architecture. There are of course the well lauded, famous and infamous buildings; the area of Centrul Civic around P...