Safe for Kids!

A good ol’ American dad with his two cornfed boys visited Tiraspol and Bender… and had a wonderful time.

Poking the Giant

In response to your letter on December 19, 2018, asking the Central Bank of Romania’s opinion on the emergency ordinance to raise taxes, we hereby send you a series of analyses that we have conducted. We would also like to mention that since we only had a limited amount of time to prepare this report, our conclusions must be considered merely preliminary in nature.

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…

Kibbles and Bits: March 8, 2011

Found a lovely new blog from an American here in Romania who is really enjoying her time here. Probably my favorite quote from her curiously-written last post: You will realize that, as of now, this blending in will be both to your advantage and terribly problematic. It helps because everyone speaks to you in Romanian…