Bran - A traditional resort

Bran – A traditional resort

I know I have told you this already but I have to repeat myself. Bran does not revolve only around Dracula and its castle. In fact, Bran is a very traditional resort, where you can experience folk and popular practices and events that have been taking place since time immemorial. The inhabitants of Bran are very fond of these traditions and people all over the country come to see them since they’re truly special events. The Cheese and Pastrami Festival Every year, at the beginning of Oct... [ read more ]

Celebrating Brasov

Celebrating Brasov

This town doesn’t have a proper celebration so the officials decided to link it to another well known event, called The Junii Feast. This is a very old tradition that goes back in time, its origins being debated upon: some say that it is a rite of passage of the young unmarried men (‘june’ in Romanian) or that it marks the only day of the year when the Romanians were allowed to enter freely the Saxon city Kronstadt (the Saxon name of Brasov). Be that as it may, it is a good opportunity of ... [ read more ]