JOIN OUR FRIENDLY COMMUNITY
Learn from the experiences of other expats and make new friends in our disccussion forums and Facebook groups
READ OUR GUIDE TO MOVING ABROAD
The Expat Focus Guide to Moving Abroad contains everything you need to know when planning an international relocation available now, completely free
COMPARE QUOTES AND SAVE MONEY
Insurance, FX and international movers
LISTEN TO THE EXPAT FOCUS PODCAST
The Expat Focus podcast features interviews with expats living abroad and service providers meeting their needs subscribe today!
EXPERT FINANCIAL ADVICE & SERVICES
From our tax, investment and FX partners
Expat Focus Partners

Become a Partner. Click Here.

Romania > Living


Romania

How Not To Offend The Locals In Romania

Published on Tuesday September 01, 2015 (12:53:25)   (3972 Reads)
Image © adina*raul on Flickr
The people of Romania are known for being warm, friendly and hospitable. They readily accept foreigners not just into their country but also their homes. Many of the locals act as host families to tourists as well as expats. While they treat their guests like royalty, they also expect to receive a fair amount of respect and consideration in return. Unfortunately, it can be quite easy for expats to offend their hosts due to cultural differences.    more ...
Romania

Preparing Yourself For Culture Shock: Five Cultural Customs You May Not Know About In Romania

Published on Saturday August 01, 2015 (15:39:16)   (3204 Reads)
Image © Emma on Flickr
Romania serves as the meeting place of three main regions: Eastern Europe, Central Europe and the Balkans. However, it is not part of any of these regions, but has its own unique culture. Romanian culture has a deep historical legacy and much of it began with the Dacians, the ancient inhabitants of the region, and the Romans who later conquered the land.

Romanians today still have deep roots in their culture and traditions.    more ...
Romania

Moving To Romania With Children

Published on Sunday July 12, 2015 (13:49:10)   (2998 Reads)
Image © fusion-of-horizons on Flickr
Romania, with its rich culture, natural beauty and fairly high standard of living, has a lot to offer expats of all ages. However, many people are apprehensive about moving to this country, especially if they have children of school-going ages. These are usually the formative years for children, and all parents want their kids to have nothing but the best in terms of education, extra-curricular activities, and cultural experiences.    more ...
Romania

A Few Tips For Expats Driving In Romania

Published on Wednesday May 13, 2015 (02:46:34)   (2340 Reads)
Public transport in Romania has developed greatly over the past few years. The country now has a fairly good network of trains, buses, trams, taxis, trolley buses and subways, at least in the bigger cities. However, statistics show that more than 60% of the tourist and expat population prefer to get around using private cars, even though driving conditions in Romania are not the best. According to the World Economic Forum, Romania ranks 126 out o ...    more ...