Unusual Romanian Fairs

Unusual Romanian Fairs

When people visit other countries they want to see something different. It is what makes their journey worth to be mentioned when they go back home. When I thought of something special to tell you about, I thought about the many unusual Romanian fairs that take place every year, such as the Girls’ Fair on the Gaina Mountains or the Kissing Fair from H?lmagiu. Looking for a husband… The Gaina Mountains, within the Western range of the Carpathians, are the perfect place for an important en... [ read more ]

Traditional clothing

Traditional clothing

Did you know that there are still some places in Romania where people dress their traditional clothes when they go to church on Sunday morning?  They just ignore modern influences of any kind and continue to cherish the traditions handed down from generations and generations. It’s well worth then to know something about their traditional clothing in case you ever get to see them. How it used to be: “Clothes make the man.” Mark Twain’s statement continues very suggestively: “Naked ... [ read more ]

Rural tourism

Rural tourism

Nowadays, people seem to care more about their holidays and they are always looking for places that are different from their mundane lives. Spending time within a traditional household and getting a glimpse of how people in the countryside live may be a refreshing experience. As such, rural tourism developed to a great extent and the places where you choose to spend your holiday have a lot of interesting items on display: traditionally decorated fabrics, popular clothing, wood sculptures, painti... [ read more ]

Best Village Museums in Romania

Best Village Museums in Romania

Romania is a great place if quietness is what you are looking for.  You can bond with your spiritual side in one of its many monasteries, you can connect with nature within wild landscapes, untouched by human civilization or you can make a journey through time in any of the Best Village Museums in Romania. The latter are small bits of history, preserved in their original state for centuries and are amazing. They take you back in time into the era of kings and princes, wars and heroes. You can a... [ read more ]

Most Beautiful National Parks in Romania

Most Beautiful National Parks in Romania

No matter how hard we would try, we could never succeed in recreating what nature has so generously given us. Everywhere in the world there are natural forms that never stop delighting our eyes and souls. We should be really grateful to those who had the brilliant idea of protecting and preserving uniquely beautiful areas. Therefore, whenever you have the time, pay a visit to any of the many national parks in the world. If Romania is one of your choices, you should know that there are 11 nationa... [ read more ]