Best Romanian Resorts

Best Romanian Resorts

Romania is not a high-rated tourist destination, we all know that. There are more beautiful and more interesting places where you could choose to go and, more often than not, you will not make a mistake. A lot of Romanian people do exactly the same thing: they ignore their country and go and admire a lot of other wonderful places anywhere else in this world. And theirs is not a mistake either. However, what the best Romanian resorts bring on the market is something you are not going to easily fi... [ read more ]

The Golden Stag Festival in Brasov

The Golden Stag Festival in Brasov

One of Romania’s most famous international music festivals is held in the center of Brasov, in the Council Square (known as “Piata Sfatului”). Though it hasn’t been organized annually, The Golden Stag Festival has become a cherished Romanian tradition, a good opportunity to see important international artists perform on a Romanian stage. During the festival the city is always loaded with tourists from and outside Romania so it's literally impossible to find a hotel room to stay in if you... [ read more ]

One week tour in Romania

One week tour in Romania

You’re lying in the grass and it’s greener than you have ever seen. You’re looking up and you see the sky bluer than ever. You look around and you see tall, quiet fir trees, standing still for hundreds and hundreds of years. Oh, sorry I should have started with the beginning: you’re on fourth day of your one week tour in Romania and you have just reached one of the peaks of Apuseni Mountains. I bet you want to know, though, how you got there. Here is a little hint of what you might see a... [ read more ]

Top 3 Romanian Recipes

Top 3 Romanian Recipes

Food plays an important role in Romanians’ way of thinking and it is often the key element around which numerous events revolve. From ordinary family gatherings to special occasions such as marriages, birthdays or holidays like Christmas and Easter, the most frequently asked question is “What will we serve people?”. With such focus on the matter, it’s no surprise that we can write for ever about Top 3 Romanian Recipes. Let’s concentrate, however, on some definite winners. Hope you will... [ read more ]

Things to see in Bucharest

Things to see in Bucharest

Romania’s capital can be a really nice and attractive city if you know where and how to discover its true treasures. Though it may get crowded sometimes and it isn’t the cleanest city in the world, with little patience you will discover a cosmopolite city, with numerous museums, interesting old and new buildings, luxury stores and very green parks. If you’re wondering at this point what things to see in Bucharest, let me be your guide. The Palace of the Parliament The vast majority of ... [ read more ]

Romanian craftsmanship

Romanian craftsmanship

Whenever you go abroad you want to come back with a little souvenir from the country you visited. And you go for those objects that remind you best of the places you’ve seen and admired. Romania is best defined by its craftsmanship; and you can find such hand-made objects virtually everywhere. Indeed, Romanian craftsmanship is representative of our folklore, traditions and legends as the artisan is occupied not only with giving an interesting form to some piece of wood or pottery but also with... [ read more ]

Romanians’ weirdest superstitions

Romanians’ weirdest superstitions

I think that if anyone started to gather all Romanian superstitions in one book, they would have to write hundreds of pages. There are all kinds of superstitions, related to good luck, misfortune, Christmas and Easter, getting married, giving birth, even dying. What is interesting about them is that even if it might seem to you weirdest superstitions ever, there are people in Romania that just can’t do without them. Superstitions are a part of everyday life, even supported by the Orthodox ... [ read more ]

Saxon pearl of Transylvania

Saxon pearl of Transylvania

  Sibiu is also known as Hermannstadt (the German name) as it is the most important center of the German community in Romania. The German legacy is still present nowadays in every corner and aspect of Sibiu’s culture, history and people. Sibiu has a charm of its own, exquisitely blending old and new, history and present, nature and civilization. Not only is Sibiu the Saxon pearl of Transylvania, it is also one of the most beautiful cities in Romania.  The city was also the cultu... [ read more ]

Top 5 Romanian destinations

Top 5 Romanian destinations

Romania offers every tourist a unique experience since you can decide to lay in the sun on one of its many beaches, go hiking on mountainous paths or take a walk among historic and spiritual places. Some destinations, like Dracula’s Castle or the Painted Monasteries, are more popular than others but there’s more about Romania that you should know. Thus, Top 5 Romanian destinations will focus on places that are just as beautiful and interesting as the ones above, but a lot less advertised. Th... [ read more ]

The oldest traditions in Romania

The oldest traditions in Romania

Everywhere you go in this world you come across strange activities and events that you might not understand but that are really important to the people involved. So, you just stay there, happy to see something different and you grab at the chance to ask some local “What’s going on here?”. And, then, he will proudly tell you about the event, its origin, why they are doing it and so on. Indeed, people are, generally, very proud of their unique customs and Romanians make no exception to this ... [ read more ]