Expat Guide to Living in Romania
Whether you're already living in Romania or preparing to move to Romania, our Expat Guide to Living in Romania offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Romania. For answers to specific questions, visit our Romania Forum to talk with expats in Romania.
Expats in Romania share their tips for living in Romania. They discuss the pros and cons of living there and offer advice about driving in Bucharest, finding an apartment and more.
Find out some great information about what it's like to move to and live in Bucharest, Romania as an expatriate.
An expat describes life in Oradea, which is about 15 minutes from the border to Hungary. Many of Oradea's almost 200,000 residents speak both Hungarian and Romanian.
One expat who relocated to Constanta for work has found that the city has a very small expat community. He has also had a hard time adjusting to the manners of the locals (or lack thereof).
More Culture Shock Reports for Romania
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Romania handle it can be very comforting. Below are some of the responses from expats in Romania:
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Romania Reports
What are people's priorities in Romania - work? family? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Romania:
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
More Moving to Romania Reports
What should you take with you when you move to Romania? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Romania? Below are some of the responses from expats in Romania:
Submit an International School Review
Reviews of Schools in Romania
Reviews and school profiles from expat parents and even a few school administrators in Romania. Great place to find insight into school facilities, teachers and curriculum. Below are some of the reviews from expats in Romania:
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Dream vs. Reality of Living in Romania Reports
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Romania. If you are already living in Romania, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not. Below are some of the reports from expats in Romania:
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Romania by taking our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Working in Romania Reports
What's it like to find a job in Romania? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Romania? Below are some of the reports from expats in Romania:
Submit a Working Abroad Report