Archive for October, 2013

About Roma people, Gypsies and Romania

Roma people are again in the international spotlight following the situation in Greece so it’s maybe a good time to introduce them better. Another reason to write this blog post is that almost all foreigners coming to Romania ask about their situation. Romania is probably associated more with the Roma people because of the name […]

Scarisoara village – the most picturesque place in Romania

More than half of Romanians live in urban areas where they enjoy 21st century facilities. The same is valid for some of those living in rural areas, but some villages are really trapped in the past. I will write about one of them, called Scarisoara village. Some 40 people live in a hamlet at 1000m […]