Yates v. United States

As I’ve written about before, way back in April of last year (wow!) a Romanian soldier mistook me for a native Romanian, which was quite a revelation to me (since then it’s happened several more times, including Wednesday night at the English speakers meeting). That event sparked me to start writing this blog and then…

Souveneir Recommendations, Celebrities and Thoughts on Romanisa

Totally unrelated but for some reason this morning I was googling “I’m more American than you” with some particularly hilarious results :P Back to Romania, I found this lovely entry written in English by a French visitor. She’s not a native speaker but she did have some interesting observations: When you ask someone “What kind…

Manholes, Dracula’s Castle, Saving Babies and a Romanian Comes Home

Very interesting little mix I managed to find here this morning whilst trawling the wires. I found an interesting blog that is dedicated to nothing but manholes. Say what? Yep, those heavy round metal discs that cover entrances to sewers and the like, and yesterday the blogger did a feature on some Romanian manholes, with…