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Is Bucharest Safe to Live

When a foreigner considers the idea of relocating to Bucharest, the main problem is they don’t know much about this Eastern European city.  Although it’s a major European capital, with a population between 2 and 3 million people, Bucharest is nowhere near as famous as Paris, London or Milan. When you’re going to move to Paris, you have some idea of what to expect, but Bucharest, out there in the...

What To Do If You Suspect You Have COVID-19 Symptoms In Bucharest?

When it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, it is only natural to have questions and concerns. And the most reliable sources of information for COVID-19 in Bucharest remain the ones from the public authorities such as the National Institute of Public Health Romania and TELVERDE 0800 800 358. Since we’re here to help you stay healthy and informed, we shared next a comprehensive guide on what to do...

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Cost of Living in Bucharest

If you’re thinking about relocating to Bucharest, Romania and don’t know what to expect, here’s a quick guide to the cost of living in this city. Overall, Bucharest is definitely cheaper than Western European or US cities, but more expensive than living in other parts of the world. It’s somewhere in between, if you want. One interesting fact about living in the Romanian capital is that while...

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Best Attractions in the Cismigiu Area

If you ask Bucharest residents about their favorite hangout, many will direct you towards the Cismigiu Garden area, a park that goes back over 200 years, and offers you a breath of fresh air right in the center of the city. Take a walk through its picturesque alleys, pleasantly shaded by hundred-year old oaks and chestnuts and dotted by graceful statues, or let your senses be overwhelmed by the colors and...

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Apartment Walk-through Checklist

Location, tick. Price, tick. Sign, where? Wait, press pause. The giddy high of finally finding what looks to be the perfect apartment in Bucharest. Though right now, it is time to slow down and take a careful look. Let's stay positive, but it is important to make sure any issues are known, and dealt with now, so that there is less chance for headaches down the road. There are some factors...

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Best Fitness Clubs in Bucharest

When it comes to amenities, Bucharest successfully rises to the level of any European capital, and sports and fitness clubs do not disappoint either. From small borough centers to huge arenas, you name it, there are places for all taste. Of course, prices range depending on various factors such as location, other facilities (like swimming pools, saunas, massage) and fitness trainers fame. World Class is...

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Renting a House vs Apartment in Bucharest

There are several factors you need to take under considerations when renting in Bucharest beside your own desires and expectations to live in a house or an apartment. Both choices come with their specific benefits and drawbacks and we will try to offer you some guiding lines to help you made up your mind. Let's take, for example, Bucharest District 1 (Herastrau, Aviatorilor, Primaverii, Dorobanti), an...

Tips for Relocating to Bucharest

So, if you`re about to move to Bucharest, here are some useful facts that you should know and that can help you start your new life in Romania. First of all, consider arranging as much as you possibly can before you actually relocate to Bucharest, as it will be easier for you to just deal with your new house/apartment and getting around in the city. So, first move: find yourself a real estate agency...

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