Bucharest, the capital of Romania, is a historic city filled with cultural treasures and sights to see. With a lively nightlife scene and a lower cost of accommodation thanks to the plethora of coliving options, Bucharest offers digital nomads a great lifestyle and a
fun place to explore. You’ll find that the trend for coliving spaces is already well developed, giving you lots of opportunities to meet other remote workers. It’s a perfect destination to focus on some work, whilst balancing it out with some social interaction. Bucharest is a fascinating city with great infrastructure and gorgeous architecture – an eclectic mix of Neo-classical villas and communist-era buildings. The city feels safe, even at night, the metro makes traveling around a breeze, and there are excellent links to Europe and the rest of the world. Because it’s cheap, you can achieve a higher standard of living, even on a moderate remote worker salary. Whether you like to hit the nightclubs for an evening of cocktails and dancing, or you prefer to escape to the nearby mountains for a quiet weekend of hiking and contemplation, Bucharest is an enticing destination for digital nomads – especially if you’re traveling on a budget.
Some interesting facts about Bucharest:
- The earliest written mention of Bucharest dates back to 1459.
- Bucharest is also known as ‘Little Paris’ due to the similarity between the styles of architecture and culture.
- Bucharest ranks as the sixth largest city in the EU by the size of the population – currently around 1.92 million people
- The stories say that Bucharest was named after the shepherd who founded the city, who was called Bucur (which translates to ‘joy’).
- Bucharest also has an Arch of Triumph, the “Arcul de Triumf”, which was built in the style of the Parisian Arc de Triomphe.
- The location of historic sights such as the former Royal Palace, the Romanian Athenaeum, and the Cantacuzino Palace.
- Nicolae Ceausescu’s last moments of power were played out in Revolution Square (Piata Revolutiei).
- Bucharest is well-known for the traditional dish of ‘mici’ or ‘mititei’ – a Romanian sausage which is often served with mustard.
It’s not hard to see why so many remote workers are flocking to Bucharest and the
numbers of coliving spaces continue to grow.