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,…

Schengen is Always a Day Away

Mama Markel says Romania is still too corrupt to admit into the Schengen zone: We know the topic is on Romania’s agenda, thus I promise that the efforts made will be mirrored by progress on the admission into the Schengen system, which can be gradual,” Merkel asserted in a joint press conference with Romania’s Prime…

A commercial enterprise of the people, by the people and for the people

I often complain about a real lack of transparency in Romania but there is one notable exemption – the activities of the parliament are duly noted and rapidly updated on its website. Likewise, although there’s no American-style CSPAN with a live feed of the parliament floor, the media (and public) are allowed to witness the…