Constantin Brancusi Day

At the end of 2015, Iohannis “Dirty” Klaus signed into law a bill that officially commemorates February 19 as Constantin Brancusi Day. Awesome! The guy truly was a talented artist and was seemingly born that way, as there are stories of him carving intricate things even as a young child. And, despite the fact that Romanian kids are generally happy and that “nothing” can surpass … Continue reading Constantin Brancusi Day

Mircea Geoana for President

Whew mercy, well I’ve just returned from the longest road trip of my entire life here in Romania, and that’s saying something ;) We left Unicorn City (Cluj-Napoca) on Monday evening, passed through Bucharest, shot up to Galati, spent part of the day there and then crossed through Braila and Constanta to get to the famous Vama Veche on the evening of April 30. The … Continue reading Mircea Geoana for President

Why We Come to Romania

Yesterday I was interviewed by a local TV station (NCN in Cluj – I’ll post the video when I have it) about me, my book and my life here. And they asked me the same question I always get asked, which is why choose Romania? I certainly understand that question. Romanians have been raised from birth that “other” countries are nice, wonderful, beautiful and worth … Continue reading Why We Come to Romania