Staying in the Freezing Romanian Countryside Showed Me How People Live Without Plumbing
Around 60 percent of rural Romania doesn't have a public sewage system.
Behind the Scenes of Romania's Booming Sexcam Industry
When you throw poverty, an abundance of underemployed English-speaking women, and exceptionally high-speed internet together, you end with Europe's biggest sexcam industry.
Roma LGBTQ People Talk About the Challenges of Facing Double Discrimination
"If your family isn't open to it, of course you have to hide who you are."
Vlad Levente Viski
Romania's Summer Is So Hot They're Calling It 'Lucifer'
Romanian photographers capture the country's hottest August since 1951.
Photos from Transnistria, the Country That Doesn't Exist
The United Nations may not formally recognize the country's independence, but 500,000 Transnistrians deserve to be seen.
Behind the Scenes Photos of a Beauty Pageant for Deaf People
"I expected things to be quieter backstage, but they weren't at all."
It's Great to Be a Romanian Horse on Easter
In the Romanian town of Targoviste, the horses have their manes decorated, get blessed by a priest, and parade through the streets pulling carts.
Slaughtering Pigs Is a Dying Tradition in Romania
People in Romania aren't buying and killing their own pigs any longer, a fact the merchants at the Brănești pig fair can't escape.
Romania Has Essentially Made Political Corruption Legal
So, of course, thousands of people took to the streets of Bucharest to protest.
I Played Illegal Pool with Mobsters in Communist Romania
The biggest stars had nicknames like the "Butcher" and the "Barber," while my manager wore grenades on his belt.
Photos of Romanians Having Their Homes Blessed by Priests
Pay the priest what you'd like, and he'll ward off any evil spirits haunting your abode.
We Talked to the Survivors of a Deadly Bucharest Club Fire
Last year, a fire in nightclub Colectiv killed 64 people and injured 147. According to the people we spoke to, the high death toll is all down to corruption in Romania.