Category Archive: Romanian

Five things I don’t miss about 90s/early 00s Bucharest

I am very aware that some of you who didn’t live through this exciting time in Romania are going to find this list very strange, so I’ll just dive in: 1. Being chased… Continue reading

Keith Vaz: “The hardest moments have passed” for Romanians

Keith Vaz MP addressed the media coverage of immigration from Romania and Bulgaria while speaking at a Speed-Networking event organised by the League of Romanian Students Abroad on March 29. He said he… Continue reading

Bucharest in the snow, still on the move

This weekend saw Bucharest and several other counties in Romania blanketed with snow. What started out with a fairly peaceful snowfall on Friday turned into an orange alert for heavy snow and gusty… Continue reading

FAQ: So they froze student loans for Bulgarians and Romanians…

Here’s a list of questions and answers about the situation that will hopefully clear some things up. Last updated on Dec 2. 1. What, they get loans? Yes, EU students can get student… Continue reading

We’re all Romanian immigrants, deal with it.

The Evening Standard wrote about a group of homeless Romanians sleeping in Grosvenor Square, sheltering under the 9/11 memorial. After sharing this article with some of my Romanian friends who also study in… Continue reading

Romanian high-school heavily criticised for supporting LGBT History Month

A teacher at a high-school in Bucharest, Romania, has been heavily criticised for teaching her secondary school students about LGBT History Month. National Bilingual College “George Cosbuc” (CNBGC from now on), which I… Continue reading

Don’t get a taxi from the airport in Bucharest

A japanese tourist was found dead in Ilfov County, Romania on August 15. The victim, named only as Yurika M by the Romanian press, was killed by Nicolae Vlad, a taxi driver who… Continue reading