February 14, 2012

Who am I

Hello and welcome to my blog

I am a Romanian journalist. I lived in Dublin and now I moved with my husband and our dog (Luna) in a small town near Luxembourg, called Arlon. This blog is about me and the stories of my foreign/expat life. Hope you like it. 


Buna!!! Eu sunt Raluca. In Romania am fost jurnalist, am lucrat in radio si televiziune. Viata m-a purtat in Dublin, frumoasa capitala a Irlandei. A fost ca a doua mea casa, dar a trebuit sa plec din nou. Acum locuiesc impreuna cu sotul meu si cainele nostru, Luna, o mandra collie, in Belgia colt cu Luxemburg. Incerc sa va povestesc viata noastra aici. Sper sa va placa :)

My LinkedIn profile

Experienced Freelance Journalist with a demonstrated history of working in the broadcast media industry. Skilled in Translation, Communication, Breaking News, Journalism, and Radio. Strong media and communication professional with a Master of Arts (M.A.) focused in Multilingual and Multicultural Communication from University of Luxembourg.

From my CV

Raluca Caranfil is a communicator/journalist with experience in radio, newspapers and magazines and online media. She has a B.A. in journalism with a major in Radio Broadcasting, an M.A. in Political Communication, and an M.A. in Intercultural Communication. She worked as a communicator for Luxembourg Film Festival, CinEast Film Festival, and University of Luxembourg and as a news anchor and news editor for radio stations in Luxembourg, Dublin, Ireland and Bucharest, Romania.

About me

If you made it this far, I salute you! As you can see I have many layers, but there is always a core. I am a journalist, more to the point I am a radio journalist. I now live in Arlon at the border with Luxembourg, a place which I call Arlonia. I have a dog, she is called Luna and I am bound to write a post or two about her as well. I am documenting my life here and now. I am passionate about ethnography and folk traditions, I love Carnival Season in this area, I love reading about different traditions and I love promoting my traditions, being Romanian or Irish. I am able to talk for ages about Romanian Blouses, I held conferences about them and organised an exhibition with them at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. I enjoy being freelance, I love my freedom of writing about what I like and when I like it. I love to travel and spend time with friends. If what you read so far is to your liking, please drop a line so we could get to know each other better! My email is I am also on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn.

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