Back in ’89…

By Dana Tudose Tianu Writer T.O. Bobe went to high-school in the mid 80s and could not have imagined how his life would change at the close of 1989. But the predictable and limiting options that would ha...

The Legacy of the Romanian Revolution

by Alexandru Gussi - PhD in Political Science (Paris, 2007), Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Bucharest University Armand Gosu - PhD in Russian History (Moscow, 1998), Associate Profess...

Revisiting the Revolution

By Rupert Wolfe Murray Romanians are sensitive about their revolution, so what gives me -- a foreigner -- the right to comment on it?   In 1989 I was a journalist in Scotland covering the revol...

Frosty Fashion with a Clear Conscience

By Anda Ene OZB’s Anda Ene spoke with Tica Darie, founder of the Made In Rosia Montana Project, about the work he’s done and how it has changed this troubled community.  What drew you to this r...

Contemporary Cuisine with Romanian Flourish at Kane

By David Shoup The dining experience at Kane, billed by the restaurant itself as “an illustration of what contemporary Romanian creativity stands for,” is not one to miss. Kane just re-opened after a move t...

Gone to a Revolution, Back Soon

By Alison Mutler We were flying towards Bucharest when the message came into the cockpit that there was gunfire at Otopeni Airport making landing dangerous. The pilot who’d volunteered for the flight, was o...

“CASTELUL LUPILOR” WOLVES’ CASTLE

Located in Hunedoara County, in Transylvania, very close to Deva, less than an hour’s drive from Alba Iulia, and a little over an hour away from Sibiu, Castelul Lupilor is an amazing location for a romantic wi...

TOP TIPPLE FOR A CRACKING CRACIUN

By Robert Marshall It’s fair to say that most of us enjoy a bottle of wine from time to time, and, often, we plum for the same plonk in order to avoid disappointment, aiming to stay solvent whilst compromis...