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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.

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...

Ex-pat moving to Bucharest in 2021?

First-time visitors and ex-pats to the Romanian capital city, Bucharest, should be aware that there are a number of areas in the city that...

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...
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Renting costs in Bucharest – by area, updated Oct 2018

Please like and share this article (foreword: The following guide is a work in progress and covers the areas of central & northern Bucharest mainly,...

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...

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...

Which are the best areas to live in Bucharest, 2021

Please follow the Facebook link to see the Poll, which will show the up to date results of a survey of over...

Moving to Alba Iulia Square area -What’s it like to live here?

English: Top reasons to live here: Numerous cafes and restaurants Close to Piata Unirii Clean and good neighborhood for living. Decebal – Piata Alba Iulia is...

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...

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...

Learn Romanian – a quick language guide

The following text is taken from the excellent BrasovTravelGuide.ro website. Travel Dictionary English – Romanian Good morning ! = Buna dimineata ! Good evening ! = Buna seara ! Good afternoon ! = Buna ziua...
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Moving to Primaverii – What’s it like to live here?

ENGLISH: Top reasons to live here: Green, natural quiet area despite centrality Premium & exclusive real estate area High end living standards Close to: best...

Moving to Aviatorilor – Kiseleff – What’s it like to live here?

ENGLISH: Top reasons to live here:· Premium & exclusive real estate area. Close to best parks, schools, restaurants. Green, quiet and clean area. Easy access...

Surviving the 2021 quarantine, without becoming broke

As with any emergency situation, the first thing to do, evaluates your situation & identify what should, must and can be done. Identify your...

Moving to Dorobanti – Floreasca – What’s it like to live here?

English: Top reasons to live here: Close to best parks, restaurants and recreation areas. Close to best schools, multiple transportation routes High end living standards ...

Moving to 1 Mai-Domenii area – What’s it like to live here?

English: Top reasons to live here: Close to multiple transportation lines Cozy and safe neighborhood Easy access to: center of the city, office area from...

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,...
Renting costs in Bucharest - by area

Moving to Unirii area – What’s it like to live here?

English: Top reasons to live here: Multiple transportation lines Central area Close to: Historical Center, parks, commercial area, schools, metro station Unirii Square is located in...

Moving to Tineretului area – What’s it like to live here?

English: Top reasons to live here: Close to center of the city but lower rents Leafy neighborhood, safe and clean Best parks, restaurants and cafes ...

Moving to Victoriei – Titulescu area – What’s it like to live here?

English: Top reasons to live here: Clean, safe and elegantly neighborhood Close to: transportation routes, metro station, parks, schools Large boulevards, green areas, bicycle lanes. Titulescu...