What You Can Do When You’ve Overstayed Your Visa in Romania

As you know, I’ve been answering a lot of general interest questions on Quora lately, but I also get some questions that simply can’t be answered in that forum. If you’ve come to Romania and overstayed your visa, I’m going to tell you everything I know, but you must understand two very important things. One, I am not a lawyer. Two, none of what I … Continue reading What You Can Do When You’ve Overstayed Your Visa in Romania

An Exhaustive Guide to Immigration in Romania and the Republic of Moldova

Word Count: 3487 Note: What follows is an extremely detailed analysis of immigration laws and practices in Romania and RM. If you’re just a simple tourist from a rich country, you can skip this entire article. All you need to know is you can enter Romania/RM without a visa, stay up to 90 days, leave for 90 days, and come back and get another 90 … Continue reading An Exhaustive Guide to Immigration in Romania and the Republic of Moldova

Romanian Senate Kills Sex Worker Bill

Well, it looks like this was the week to repeal legislation. Besides rejecting the “witch tax” bill, the Romanian senate also voted against a bill which would’ve legalized “prostitution” or sex work. The text of the bill (in Romanian) is here (PDF) and it looks fairly reasonable to me. A lot of people (including Americans) are quite surprised to learn that “prostitution” is legal in … Continue reading Romanian Senate Kills Sex Worker Bill