Read our selection, written by our best journalists.


Voicu Bojan / June 19, 2018

America’s Transylvania

The day I realized that there’s another Transylvania on this earth, I lost my sense of peace. So I decided to go look its people straight in the eyes.

Viorel Ilişoi / June 18, 2018

Exile Child

On June 28, 1940, the Soviet Army occupied Bessarabia and northern Bucovina, home to nearly 4 million Romanians.

Valentin Șchiopu / June 15, 2018

Ato and the Romanians

“Do you know the saddest moment in every one of my discussions with Romanians? It’s when young people ask me why I came to this country and then proceed to tell me how horrible it is here."

Valentin Șchiopu / June 15, 2018

Into the Light

97 year old Emil Drăgan’s final desire for Romania. Photo: The hands of Emil Drăgan, a veteran of the War, the Canal and Communist prisons.

Voicu Bojan / February 23, 2018

No castle for old men

The Electric Castle is 4 day festival drawing young people from around Europe. PressOne founder Voicu Bojan spent two days at the festival to see what it is all about.

Valentin Șchiopu / February 5, 2018

World Champions

Raised in small Moldavian villages just a few kilometers apart, Gianina Beleagă and Ionela Lehaci restore glory to Romanian rowing.

Viorel Ilişoi / February 4, 2018

Second Hand Goods

Emil Stoica perseveres through severe poverty to find respect in moving second hands goods from German homes to Romanian villages.

Bianca Felseghi / February 3, 2018

Shady Deals

PressOne follows the flow of money through four EU countries, two tax havens and a Dutch non-profit into a new craft brewery and Szekely identity campaign.

Barbu Mateescu / February 2, 2018

Why Cluj?

A 2017 World Bank study says more Romanians are moving to Cluj than Bucharest, despite Bucharest being 6 times larger. Here is one man’s explanation.

Voicu Bojan / February 1, 2018


Voicu Bojan dusts off his 35-year old bike to rediscover one of Romania’s craziest traditions – Luminația.