• Dan Buzatu Featured
    Constanța

    Remembering the 1989 Romanian Revolution

    The Place: Constanța, Romania “Before me, the expanse of the Black Sea extended outwards, disappearing beyond the horizon; a dark mirror that seemed to swallow the silvery colours of the clouds above… Sea spray turned to ice as waves lashed the groynes hugging the base of Constanța’s infamous abandoned casino, forming a blanket of otherworldly icicles that hung over the water…” – Sea spray freezing almost immediately as it strikes the groynes near Constanța harbour – Please note that we do not fact-check our interviewees, and that their views do not necessarily represent our own. The Person: Daniel Buzatu, 42, Sales-Manager “My wife doesn’t share my passion of cycling… My…

  • Livia Radu Featured
    Galați,  Romania

    The Challenges Facing Romania

    The Place: Galați, Romania “Galați struck me as a city built for functionality and practicality… It’s unpolished and unapologetic, and isn’t there to cater to the needs of tourists. It’s atmosphere was neither welcoming nor hostile, carving out a middle-ground where life simply goes on, and where a vein of the Romania’s economy and industry carries lifeblood to the rest of the country. “ Please note that we do not fact-check our interviewees, and that their views do not necessarily represent our own. The Person: Livia Radu, 29, Former Coffee-shop Owner “I moved here when I came to college to study economics… I didn’t finish my course, because I stopped to…