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With a violin, a cimbalom, and some brass, Roma musicians play songs of love and loss. Here’s an insider’s guide to the constantly evolving cultural tradition. Make sure to read the lovely feature article that accompanies this primer, Roma Rhapsody: A Musical Journey Into the Heart of Romania. > Essential Listening: Fanfare Ciocărlia’s album Live captures…

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Adrian Banu is a travel blogger and photographer who, for the last 15 years, has been living, studying and working in Bucharest, Romania, the E.U.’s 6th-largest city (by area). Check out Adrian’s tips for maximizing your time in his home city.

IT Travels with Amy Alipio

Just back from Eastern Europe (and maternity leave), assistant editor Amy Alipio shares the highlights from her trip in get-to-the-point fashion: Best Hotel Amenity—The locally produced bath products made from lavender, rosemary, and other Adriatic plants at the harbor-front Hotel Kastil in Bol, on the island of Brac, Croatia. They made me feel like I…