Echipa Let's Do It Romania 2010
English, Reportaje

Let’s Do It, Romania! The Beginning

How the country’s largest eco-cleanup came together.


Photo by Cătălin Abagiu
Timp de citire: 3 minute
8 martie 2011
Made in romania scris din pufuleti
English, Reportaje

The Ordinary Pufuleți

Under communism, in the absence of capitalist candy, people loved them. Then, chips and chocolate took over. Now, the nostalgic snack is back.


Timp de citire: 3 minute
8 martie 2011
tartine cu magiun
English, Reportaje

Romanian plum butter

Encouraged by Romanians’ recent obsession with healthy eating, a mother-daughter plum butter business takes off from Topoloveni, Argeș.


Photo by Tudor Vintiloiu
Timp de citire: 3 minute
8 martie 2011
Scriitorul Filip Florian fumează în biroul său
English, Portrete

Betting on Filip Florian

A legendary writer is created in Time, word by word, book by book, myth by myth. However, if you pay attention, you can see the signs ahead of time.


Photos by Mircea Struțeanu
Timp de citire: 10 minute
8 martie 2011
English, Eseuri

Vama Veche Isn’t What It Used To Be

How a village of 15 houses became one of the most popular places at the Romanian seaside.


Photos by Andrei Pungovschi
Timp de citire: 9 minute
8 martie 2011
English, Reportaje

Why we need diacritical marks

Where did the diacritical marks come from? How come they are subject to linguistic and technological disputes? Why is it that we don’t use them correctly? And why do we need them?


Illustrations by Radu Manelici
Timp de citire: 19 minute
8 martie 2011
Regizorul Cristi Puiu
English, Portrete

The Scapegoat

Inside the mind of Cristi Puiu, Romania’s most important filmmaker.


Photos by Carmen Gociu
Timp de citire: 27 de minute
8 martie 2011
Diana Dondoe, model
English, Portrete

Romanian Style Review

There is hope for Romanian fashion. Eleven professionals explain why.


Photos by Alex Gâlmeanu
Timp de citire: 3 minute
8 martie 2011
English, Eseuri

Notes from Abroad

After fighting windmills for 15 years, I packed up and moved to Luxembourg. This story is about what I left behind.


Illustration by Vitalie Chirică
Timp de citire: 9 minute
8 martie 2011
English

No Small Change

If we valued coins a little more, maybe we’d be able to give change.


Illustration by Andreea Săndulescu
Timp de citire: 3 minute
8 martie 2011
English

She-wolf

Romania displays the largest number of she-wolf statues in the world, with at least 24 replicas of the Capitoline She-wolf.


Photo by Tudor Vintiloiu
Timp de citire: 3 minute
8 martie 2011
English, Eseuri

Every Woman Is a Story About Breasts

Ever since we anxiously start longing for them up until they fall victims to gravity, we spend our lives obsessing about their fate. Every woman is a story about breasts. This is mine.


Timp de citire: 11 minute
8 martie 2011
English

The Draft

What is the draft? Why do people fear its power? Is it a valid phobia or a mere Romanian make-believe?


Illustration by Irina Georgescu
Timp de citire: 3 minute
8 martie 2011
English

Six things about the Flag on the People’s House in Bucharest

What it costs, who puts it up and how often it is changed.


Timp de citire: 3 minute
8 martie 2011
English, Eseuri

Found in Translation

Up to a certain age, you don’t even notice that you belong to an ethnic minority. Then comes confusion, followed by indecision and conflicts with the majority.


Illustration by Arpad „Arpi” Rezi
Timp de citire: 13 minute
3 martie 2011
English, Eseuri

Speaking Romanian

Peter Frank is an American journalist. He moved to Bucharest in 2009 and has been trying to figure out the Romanian language ever since.


Timp de citire: 4 minute
22 iulie 2010

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