Romania is a country that I fell in love with more than 15 years ago, but it can be a little bit harder to enjoy in the depths of winter. If you’re coming to Romania for a visit, here are my top 5 months to visit (in order): May July June September August May Easily my #1 favorite month. There’s always a surprise snowstorm in … Continue reading When Is the Best Time to Visit Romania?
With the sun shining and temperatures soaring into the 30s everywhere across Romania, even getting to 33 here in the Ewok Village (Chisinau), I thought it was about time to discuss the weather. After all, schools are out and tourists are strapping on their backpacks and sandals to explore this wide old world, wanting to know what to expect from the weather in Romania. Obviously, … Continue reading ¡Joe, Que Calo!
I know it may seem strange to some but my all-time favorite television channel is the Weather Channel (in America). Sadly, there is no equivalent here in Europe so for my Christmas present to all of you, I decided to make one with all of the weather forecasts for today, December 25, 2013. In order: Russia Estonia Serbia Poland Ukraine Moldova Bulgaria Romania Greece Sweden … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Winter is clearly here in Romania, with cold temperatures and snow just about everywhere. For some reason, it made the following song pop into my head. It may not be for everyone’s taste but I find it very touching. Continue reading Iarna s-a Instalat
Whew, woke up this morning to find a distinctive chill in the air (13C/55F) and had to wear a jacket for the first time in months to make a quick run (ok, stroll :P) to the neighborhood store. Romania has approximately three large geographic zones (see my post here) but they all have roughly the same weather. Obviously higher elevations (mountains) are going to be … Continue reading Weather Guide to Romania