Author: Mauro Ghiglia

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Romanian Leu: New negative record held back only by the elections

The Romanian Leu, the national currency of the country (symbol RON), reached a new negative record on November, 19th. To buy one Euro, 4.7750 Lei are now required after the change had crossed the psychological barrier of 4.77 (4.7729, to be precise) the day before. They are small but significant variations, given the pressures to which the Romanian Central Bank (BNR) is subjected due to the Presidential Elections. Both candidates, in fact, one supported by the Government and the other supported by the Parliament, do not want currency shocks from the Romanian Leu, until the second round takes place on...

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10 Things to Do when you Visit Bucharest

Bucharest is a medium-sized city with 1.8 million official inhabitants (it is estimated that in total it is about double). The city, with a circular plan, has a diameter of about 26 km with the center fixed at the church of St. George (Sfantu Gheorghe), a few steps from Unirii Square (Piata Unirii). In this article we give you some ideas to visit Bucharest. Not being a very large city, it’s easy to visit on a weekend, at most from Friday to Sunday (just don’t be tempted by large shopping centers). 1 – Take a City Tour When visiting a...