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The Culture of Co-Working Spaces

By Dana Tudose-Tianu Do co-working spaces foster creativity? Do they create a community? Who works in co-working spaces anyway? Is it software developers, freelancers, or entrepreneurs just starting a b...

Kid Friendly Restos

By Dana Lev Two fact about me: I love my girls, they are so adorable and cute and smart. But they also like running around, singing and screaming while inventing dances or fighting with each other. I...

Transition Coping Mechanisms

By Sher Martelle-Climas Folks, this little ditty is about something called transition. We all experience transition in our lifetimes. It comes in many forms - from the bliss of a marriage or the birth of a c...

Repatriating to Romania… with Children

By Dana Tudose-Tianu The most important thing I must say, six months on from our return to Bucharest, is that the children are happy. Our children are 10 (almost 11) and 4. They were born and raised in the ...

Romania: A Winter Wonderland & Playground

By Charlie Ottley In August last year my partner Oana and I started trying to raise money to make the last ever “Wild Carpathia”. The concept was simple: “White Carpathia” - a portrait of Romania filmed enti...

Coffee with Lions

It’s the season of presidential elections in my home country Ukraine. We are on the radar again, for all the most controversial reasons. I’ll go against the tide and offer you something more pleasant to read ab...

Cultural clothing: Hidden treasures of Romania

By Anda Ene Romania is one of the few countries in the world where, even today, people in the villages still wear traditional costumes for every day attire, not only for special occasions. Having over 42 eth...

The Ever Changing Legacy of Văcărești

By David McLean Shoup For the average weekend tourist in Bucharest, Văcărești Park is a hidden gem tucked away off the beaten path. But to make the walk along the southern bend of the Dambovița River and up ov...

The Land Where the Buffalo Roam

By Douglas Williams About an hour’s drive south east of Brasov, off of road 10 heading south east towards Buzau lies a charmingly quaint and impeccably kept corner of Romania known as Vama Buzaului. It’s a m...

Rivers of Black Crossing Dusk Skies

by Arabella McIntyre-Brown For city dwellers, one of the magnificent natural spectacles in winter is the streaming of crows across the urban sunset, as hundreds, even thousands of shrieking birds fly to thei...