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A discussion on all things related to where to live in Bucharest and Brasov, Romania, how to get around by transport, where to go out, whats on and so forth.

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Rent prices in Bucharest – by area

Please like and share this article (foreword: The following guide is a work in progress and...

The Ultimate Guide to moving to Bucharest – a relocation toolkit

Please like and or share, if you find this useful. This is the definitive one-stop-shop guide for ex-pats, re-pats and Romanians moving to Bucharest. Everything...

Cafe & Bar interior design ideas

If you are thinking of designing a bar/ cafe/ restaurant, the most important thing is bench marking, learning from others to avoid costly or...

Seismic Risk Map – Bucharest

  It should be noted that sometimes in Romania the stronger earthquakes that occur in Serbia, Bulgaria and even Turkey can be felt. Bucharest is...

Bucharest Metro Map & the stops for each line

M1 Metro Line (Yellow): Republica, Costin Georgian, Titan, Nicolae Grigorescu 1, Dristor 1, Mihai Bravu, Timpuri Noi, Piața Unirii 1, Izvor, Eroilor, Grozavesti, Petrache Poenaru,...

Dealing with nightmare neighbours – how should you deal with them?

Do you have experience of noisy neighbours? can't sleep due to late night footsteps from the flat above yours? working on their car at...

New to Bucharest & looking for a social network?

It can be a daunting place on first impressions, but you will be pleased to know, Romania is a very safe country in the...

Lifestyle in Bucharest, Romania

The cuisine, the nightlife, the architecture of the cities, mixing the traditional with the modern, and the Romanian people’s hospitality are only a few...

First registration or import tax (vehicle emissions tax) in Romania

The tax, which is now called an environmental stamp tax is lower in recent years than it has been just a few years ago,...

List of electric scooter rental services in Bucharest

Here it is a list of electric scooter rental services in Bucharest where you can pay with your bank card from the...
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Cost of living in Bucharest compared to other EU capitals

The Bucharest daily cost of living, ie food, travel, accommodation, medical costs and so on, can be found HERE

Bathroom design ideas

Having a beautiful bathroom is on of the top 4 things to do to improve a property value, its comfort, enjoy-ability & desirability. It...

Earthquake Action Plan – before, during & after the event

The key to surviving an earthquake, should you be unfortunate enough to experience one, is to some very basic rules & procedures. During everyday...

Best places to live/ rent in Bucharest according to ex-pats, re-pats and locals…

This poll conducted on the main ex-pat groups on Facebook, showing the area popularity. The poll done on at least 3 groups, totalling over...

Rent versus buy? a waste of money or not?

The age old question of renting versus buying is one I have wanted to address to help people decide, for quite a while. After...

How to re-design you life! Wellness & fulfilment plan.

If you have moved to Romania (or indeed anywhere) & are feeling a little confused about your future, where to retire to, not sure...

Best banks in Romania

Please give a LIKE if the post is helpful. According to a poll made on multiple Facebook groups for ex-pats & repats, these are the...

Moving to Pipera – What’s it like to live here?

English: Top reasons to live here: New buildings and complexes of villas Large boulevards, easy access to city and airport Baneasa Forest Close to: Pipera...

How to navigate Public Transport in Bucharest / Brasov

How to find your way around on Public Transport in almost any Romanian city or town. There is a little known, but completely invaluable function...

Best Places to live in Brasov

According to views expreseed by tenants, & demand for property, these are the top preferred locations to rent in Brasov. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JowXb_D6pfw