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Covid Impressions from an Italian in Transylvania

By Matt Franzetti Everything may change. This is a photograph of my feelings on March 30th. But a piece of news, a call phone or a picture could change everything in an instant. I moved to Brasov to work...

The Covid Covet – Romanian edition

Sher is a (so far) 5 year visitor to the suburbs of Bucharest. She'swife to a British, International School Teacher, a mom to 2 young copii,1 pug and 1 cat. She has formerly been a Journalist, copywriter,Engli...

Of Hawks as Canaries

By Douglas Williams, Publisher We live in very strange times, uncertain and scary. Most of this mag was put together way before the situation had become what it is now, who knows what it will be by the tim...

World’s Greatest Super Yacht: Made in Romania

By David McLean Shoup When Ovid wrote about Tulcea from the banks of the Danube River two thousand years ago, shipbuilding traditions in the ancient city were already centuries old. It is unlikely Ovid coul...

Let’s open up a very sensitive topic!

By Alison Mutler March 15th marks a national holiday in Hungary, recognition of the 1848 revolution and a date which signifies a critical step in forming Hungarians’ sense of national identity. And it won’t...

Joggers not Loggers

By Douglas Williams For a city like Bucharest to have such a quality resource as Baneasa forest on its doorstep is a real blessing. Baneasa forest is huge, criss crossed by myriad trails and it’s amazingly ...

Hope for Romania’s forests

By Stephen McGrath Home to the largest proportion of old-growth forests in Europe, Romania has over the past few months become mired in a violent battle between forest defenders and those who want to steal ...

Fog in Channel, Continent cut off

By Alison Mutler I woke at just before 3am, reached for my phone and clicked on the Guardian and the Daily Mail websites. Something was afoot: the papers, which are from different ends of the political spec...