Halloween the Romanian way

Halloween the Romanian way

A few years ago Halloween has set its foot on Romanian grounds as well. Romanian kids usually don’t go door to door singing and tricking people into giving them sweets but the youngsters of the country choose to celebrate this holiday as a fun night out. As the public requires it all the bars and restaurants decorate their walls and rooms with skeletons and spider webs, carved pumpkins and other decorations and await the adventurous teens and young adults who come to the costume party dress... [ read more ]

Following the tracks of Count Dracula – a four day trip

Following the tracks of Count Dracula – a four day trip

Are you a fan of vampires? Did you know that according to myths Dracula was the first vampire ever? Now you have the opportunity to visit his homeland and trace him down! Spend the grimmest holiday of the year investigating the tracks of Count Dracula. Beginning on the 30th of October you can set out on a 4 day journey and find out more about the most famous vampire in the world. Visit the legendary land of Transylvania and stop by the important spots connected to the life of Vlad the Impaler... [ read more ]

Romanian celebrations - The Day of the 40 Holy Martyrs

Romanian celebrations – The Day of the 40 Holy Martyrs

It is well known that Romanians are very traditional and they love religious celebrations. Throughout the whole year there are several holidays which they celebrate in their own unique way, sometimes every city and village has their own traditions and special ways of holding a festival. The day of the 40 holy martyrs is among the important and major celebrations in Romania loved by the whole nation. In case you pass through Romania around the 9th of March, make sure you attend in lovely this... [ read more ]

Padina Fest 4th edition – sports, concerts, ecology and adventure

Padina Fest 4th edition – sports, concerts, ecology and adventure

Padina Fest is a festival set in the Bucegi Mountains, which this year is organized for the 4th time.  Padina Fest will take place between 31th of July and 4th August. During this season everyone who attends will be able to participate in several mountain activities, workshops, concerts, sporting events and many others. Tie your hiking boots, equip yourself properly, gather you courage and put up your smiling face for there are lots of great surprises and adventures waiting for you. This year... [ read more ]

Traditional Romanian dishes for Easter

Traditional Romanian dishes for Easter

The celebration of Easter is a custom practiced every all over the world, including the extremely religious country of Romania. All nations have their special and unique habits and traditions during this festivity such as cooking and preparing traditional dishes. The colored and chocolate eggs are a must accessory on every festive table in every household but besides eggs you will find many other traditional delicacies and deliciously prepared meals. There are several foods made of eggs such ... [ read more ]

Celebrating Easter in Romania

Celebrating Easter in Romania

Easter is celebrated for a week in most countries, where every day starting from Palm Sunday to Easter Monday each held individually. However in Romania during the Easter holiday only Black Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday is celebrated. This holiday remains the most important religious celebrations of the nation which includes preparations and several rituals. Commonly it is a time for a major housecleaning and preparing traditionally Easter dishes. The men do work aro... [ read more ]