City Compass Romania: Bucharest & Beyond

The English language yearly print and digital guide enjoyed by tourists, expats and locals since 2008. Written by foreign & local contributors.

Format: A5, 168 pages + covers, fully color, glossy

180+ served advertisers so far

Print run: 7,000 print & digital copies per edition

30+ special branded editions for companies so far

Print & launch time: every October – November

Print & digital/ebooks: direct download, Amazon, iBooks

Editorial Concept

Practical features on life in Romania, from family life, to traffic & transport and real estate

Travel stories & advice, all with a practical spin

Curated business directory for Bucharest & main Romanian cities and regions

Special chapter every year: culture, traditions, superstitions, less beaten tracks, coming of age, tech

Stories from foreigners: letters from Romania & other texts written by expats

Essentials + less beaten tracks, intercultural info, tips & tricks and real stories from people who live here

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.
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


Expat managers, investors, consultants, diplomats, local & foreign consultants, multinational managers, expats and their guests, tourists, Romanians who return home


Print: Embassies, Chambers of Commerce, International Schools, targeted distribution to expat CEOs & managers, corporate clients (regular or special editions), direct sales to retail clients, distribution at selected business & cultural events, at City Compass Group events, at City Compass tours for newcomers. Also available in selected bookstores

Digital: Amazon & iBook ebooks, via corporate clients (direct download through licensing), via this website

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Ebooks & Licensing available: pdf format, possibility to brand it, unlimited usage and downloads for 12 months

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