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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...

“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...

Dreaming of a Green Eco Friendly Christmas

By Adriana Trocea It’s that time of year again. Carols, cinnamon coffee, sparkling lights and Christmas markets, shopping sprees and Christmas trees. Are you getting a tree this year? How the Christm...

A New Beginning for 2020

By Douglas Williams, Publisher This is a special issue because it is a special time of year in a number of different ways. Politically, historically, seasonally, and personally… First a little unseasona...

Wild Transylvania

By Paul White I have a long standing personal interest in Romanian rural ecology, studying how people interact with their environment and what effect these activities have on local flora and fauna. I spend...

Dispatches from Deutschland and the Darkness

By David McLean Shoup Next month will be a critical time for Romanian collective memory. Some will celebrate the anniversary of the Romanian Revolution with joyous revelry. For others, the last weeks of Dec...

‘Tis the Season to Save Forests

By Adriana Trocea, World Wildlife Fund There’s probably no better season to enjoy forests in Romania than Autumn. Hop on a train and, no matter where you are, you’ll soon pass by a forest dressed in the war...