Greetings from the old maritime port of Constanta, on the Black Sea Coast / VIDEO

This summer was like an emotional and professional roller-coaster, that almost drained me out of energy. Many positive things happened, I made another career change and, most important of all, I was blessed to meet wonderful people. However, working almost 24/7 took a toll on me and I decided to leave all behind for one …

How I got to be one of Rick Steves’ tour guides in Romania

To guide Rick Steves is the ultimate test of one's guiding skills, and I was lucky enough to have that privilege thanks to Ciprian Slemco. I will never forget that October evening when Ciprian called me saying there is somebody who would like to talk to me. Then he passed me Cameron Hewitt, Rick's co-writer, …

VIDEO. The challenge of being a tour guide in Bucharest

When I began training to become a tour guide, in 2013, I wasn't sure this was the right career for me. Eight months later I had no doubts anymore as I understood my goal: encouraging people see Romania in a different light. If only one of my tourists would speak highly about their trip to …