Air Moldova Problems Continue

Just days after I wrote about the dire situation at Air Moldova, two new incidents have come to light. In the first, a scheduled Air Moldova flight from Chisinau to Greece was grounded. My translation: Dozens of Moldovans who were ready to head to the Corfu Islands and Zakinthos in Greece on vacation were sent home and told that the flight was canceled. Air Moldova … Continue reading Air Moldova Problems Continue

Frozen Tears

Well this week Romanian journalists haven’t had to resort to stealing videos and photos because there’s been non-stop coverage of a domestic incident, the crash of a plane (link in English) in the Apuseni Mountains near Cluj. This story is still ongoing and I’ve been closely monitoring the media but I’ve decided to hold off on a lengthy article because it seems like every hour … Continue reading Frozen Tears

The Crash of the Shenandoah

Well I fully admit I’m a a loquacious bastard (just imagine the academic papers I used to write for money!) However, if you like reading about Romania in English in a much shorter and more enjoyable fashion, I cannot recommend enough reading my buddy’s blog “Expat in Romania”, especially his recent post A Country’s Search for Meaning: Is it really fair to compare Romania and … Continue reading The Crash of the Shenandoah