Discover Romania with this unique guide

Diverse content

Travel destinations from all over Romania, including main cities, mountain resorts, seaside & the Danube Delta. Practical info and recommendations for Bucharest + special dossier.

Practical

The texts and recommendations have a practical approach and a wealth of useful info. We want our readers to feel at home from day 1.

Genuine stories & voices

As many as 17 contributors shared their knowledge, stories and recommendations for this edition. They either share their stories of Romania, the lessons they learned, or recommend places to see and things to do, all through a practical lens.

Special chapter each edition

This year, we're looking at Romania in the world of technology: trends, discoveries, IT hubs and start-ups.

Catering to various readers

The content is useful not only to newcomers and tourists, but also to seasoned expats who want to discover new things, and even to Romanians who re-discover their own country. The book is clearly structured to cater for all these readers.

Essentials + less beaten tracks

We've put together the essentials for Romania & Bucharest, but we're also uncovering what other travel guides usually don't include: less beaten tracks, intercultural info, tips & tricks and real stories from people who live here.

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A must-have! Well done! Comprehensive, well-written, and way more than I was expecting. I just wish I had found it before I arrived in Bucharest.
Mark Galbraith
The book is a complete and universal guide to everyone who plans to live or lives in Romania. Also for the seasoned traveler it offers great advise. Lovely - the Art special (2013 edition), helpful: hints on travel, transportation and culture.
Christian
Not your usual tourist guide, but very helpful. There's a lot of really useful information to help you through the culture shock period, and a great deal of practical advice. For vacationers and casual readers, there's also extensive restaurant and cultural attraction lists, a sector by sector market guide, and an excellent guide to the workings of Bucharest's mass transit system. The most practical guide I've run across.
Jay Lee Davis
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About the editor & contributors

Corina Chirileasa is the editor and coordinator of this book, which gathers stories and recommendations from 17 contributors. She has been editing this guide since 2011.

Corina is a journalist and media entrepreneur based in Romania. She is also the founder of Romania-Insider.com. Together with Volker Moser, the founder of City Compass, and their team at City Compass Media, they deliver high quality content for foreigners interested in Romania, in print, online & digital.

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Written by foreign & local contributor experts, this guide includes practical features on life in Romania, travel stories & advice, stories from foreigners + curated business directory for Bucharest & main Romanian cities/regions.

  • Main regions & cities in Romania
  • Bucharest neighborhoods, including the Old Town & Pipera
  • Special chapter on Romania & the world of tech
  • Bucharest business directory, on major areas of interest: hotels, restaurants, hospitals, legal & business, house & home, travel & many more.
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Practical info on Romania

Bucharest’s authentic spots: the traditional markets

Rachel Sargent of the London Street Atelier wrote about Bucharest traditional markets in the 2014 edition of the City Compass Romania: Bucharest & Beyond guide. Below is an extract from her text. You can check info on traditional markets in Bucharest in our 2017 edition available here.  When I first…

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Bucharest’s oldest public garden: Cismigiu Park

The oldest public garden in the Romanian capital Bucharest, the Cismigiu Park is one of the city’s most accessible and popular sites. Listed as one of the city’s historical monuments, it is landscaped similar to English parks, with a varied vegetation and colorful flower beds. The history of the park begins…

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Five Romanian foods to try out

If you didn't get the chance yet to discover the treats of the Romanian cuisine, here are five of the most mouth-washing traditional dishes. You can order them while you try out a Romanian traditional restaurant or you can even make them at home. Bulz One of the simplest and…

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How to make the delicious Romanian “cozonac”

A must-have on Christmas in Romania are the famous cozonaci, one of the delights of local traditional cuisine. A cake with origins in the Roman bread, it is usually baked on Christmas and Easter. A cozonac can be round or rectangular, simple or braided and it is usually filled with chopped nuts, poppy…

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Choose what fits your reading habits best

Print

9.99

For a classic look & feel

  • Hardcopy, softcover
  • 168 color pages
Get your copy

eBook Pack

6.99

All digital

  • ePub format
  • Kindle format
  • Complete PDF, 168 pages, color
  • Automatic download
Get your copy