How to Get a Romanian Passport

This is probably the single most urgent question that I regularly get asked, so I felt it deserved a detailed answer. There are four ways to become a citizen of Romania and thus get a Romanian passport: You’ve legally resided in Romania for 8 (or more) years; OR You’ve been married to a Romanian AND…

A Minyanim of Quora

Oddly enough, I use the internet every day, but sometimes I’m way behind the curve of what’s going on with the internet. Thanks to a LOT of help from long-time reader Diana C., I am now on Quora. In case you’re unfamiliar with the site, it’s where people answer questions. In my case, I’ve been…

Welcome!

Hi there! As you can see, I have redesigned the website to make it a little more like a “magazine”. I’ll continue to write articles myself, but now you’ll begin to see a lot more links to exterior sites, blog posts, and photos about Romania and all things Romanian. I’m pretty excited about it! I’ve…

Me and the CIA

I keep getting comments and quips from people about how I possibly might be working for the CIA, so I thought I’d actually write a full post for the FAQ about it and settle this issue once and for all. But before I can do that, I have to tell you a story. You’re Not…

Uh…. you’re welcome?

It has come to my attention that not one but TWO different professors (each teaching a different subject) here in Cluj-Napoca have been using either me, the writings on this website or some other material I’ve produced as teaching materials in their class. I have also heard an indirect report that a third professor in…