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  • Romania
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  • Last activity: 28 Dec 2021




  • Description


    I am an author/journalist, working in a remote regime. My summer residence located in a historical farmhouse, which undergoes a step-by-step restoration using traditional local materials and technologies. The place is located in one of the most picturesque areas of the Southern-Eastern Europe (Central Transylvania, Romania) with rich and diverse nature, almost not affected by industrial civilization, with a couple of well-preserved historical villages, small and medium-sized towns and few medieval castles in the nearest neighborhood

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    In general, being one of the most stunning and well-preserved and multicultural European areas, Transylvania offers a lot to really curious and eager-to-learn discoverer. I would appreciate my helpers having a passion to historical architecture, nature and folklore; given some experience and knowledge of the region I have, it would be my big pleasure to show them around helping to discover and enjoy its numerous, often quite hidden, beauties.

  • Help


    1. Masonry (completing ancient walls and fences, where required);
    2. Covering exterior/interior walls with stucco, where required;
    3. Reinforcing a small part of existing roof construction (three diagonal rafters) with consequent filling this fragment anew, using existing ancient roof tiles (in case of a need the additional ones are stored and ready to use)
    3. The garden doesn't need much, just a frequent weed elimination and paths repair.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Italian: Fluent
    Polish: Fluent
    Romanian: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Usually, my visitors are welcome to stay in a huge guest-room, the biggest (and once the main) in the house, circa 35 sq. m, with a beautiful view out of its two windows. The facilities include the up-to-date equipped bathroom, a welcome-to-use kitchen inside the house and/or summer kitchen, located in a huge terrace, which also serves a dining room. If required, another smaller room could be additionally available.

    Frankly, my personal food ratio is light and rather vegetarian. But there's one good idea, which works excellent in our conditions: I will order meals from my neighbor! Not only this lady cooks well, she is a real agrarian with a well-functioning farm. AND SHE HAS A LONG EXPERIENCE OF COOKING FOR WORKAWAYERS, since my another neighbor frequently uses their help. Hence, even the menu for the meals could be easily arranged in accordance to the tastes and preferences of the helpers.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There's a wide range of sights available even in a nearest neighborhood. Hence, it's always a matter of choice: the nature, the historical/cultural/folkloric sights - or, otherwise, leisure and entertainment, even without leaving the village, which in the recent years became a home for many expats from all around Europe. For sure, those speaking English, German and French wouldn't have a language barrier. The bus communication with neighbor villages and the town is quite frequent.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 188711417995



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