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OZB People: 10 questions for Claire Melinte

1. Please tell us about who you are and what you do. I’m Claire Melinte. I run a charity, ‘Asociatia Bunul Samaritean’ in rural Galați. 2. Share your backstory with us. How did your business or organisa...

Surviving the 2020 quarantine, financially speaking

By Damian Galvin As with any emergency situation, the first thing to do, evaluates your situation & identify what should, must and can be done. Identify your current and potential resources, however un...

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 ...