Specific tastes and flavors in Cluj

Specific tastes and flavors in Cluj

Finally after spending so much time visiting the main attraction sights in Cluj and outside of it we get to the point that I personally adore so much. As you will soon discover, people in Cluj and in Romanialove to eat and especially to prepare the most amazing recipes. Therefore, I guess a post on the specific tastes and flavors in Cluj could be of great help to you. General overview Located at the crossroads of civilizations, Ardeal (the region where Cluj is located) represents a true symb... [ read more ]

Not to be missed in Transilvania

Not to be missed in Transilvania

I think that that this particular historic region is the most famous and known part of Romanian all around the world. The explanation is quite simple: it is the place where you will find Dracula’s Castle and who hasn’t heard of Dracula? I also think that you will find relatively few Romanians to tell you that this is the most important aspect about Transilvania. Why? Because this is such a beautiful region, rich in culture and history and with amazing cities that Dracula’s Castle doesn... [ read more ]

The Copou Park

The Copou Park

Iasi is one of the most important cultural centers in Romania, the place where it all started, the cradle of Romanian civilization. This city literally vibes with culture and this reality is best reflected by the Copou Park, organized around a single tree, a tilia tree (known as lime or linden tree), Eminescu’s tilia tree. Though the park in itself is wonderful, with long alleys bordered by majestic trees, the main attraction remains the tilia tree that inspired most of the lyrical creation of... [ read more ]

Why should you visit Iasi?

Why should you visit Iasi?

Up to 1859, Romania, as you know it today, didn’t exist, its territory being occupied by several historic provinces. In 19th century, two of the most important ones, Walachia and Moldavia, were united and formed the nucleus of present-day Romania. Up to this moment, Iasi had been the capital of Moldavia and even if, after the union, Bucharest became the official capital, Iasi remained the most important city in this part of the country. So, why should you visit Iasi, you might wonder. Well, ... [ read more ]

Memorial houses and museums in Iasi

Memorial houses and museums in Iasi

This city breaths culture at every pace, hosting a lot of memorial houses and museums. The most important are the Museumof Romanian Literature, a large complex of memorial houses of Romania’s greatest writers, and the Palaceof Culture, an impressive building hosting no less than four museums. Therefore, the memorial houses and museums in Iasi are its greatest treasures, veritable testimonies of its valuable and rich historic past. The Museum of Romanian Literature In the heart of Iasi, you c... [ read more ]

Visiting the surroundings of Bran

Visiting the surroundings of Bran

What makes Bran an ideal holiday destination is its being located in a wonderful area where you simply cannot get bored. Once you have discovered every secret this legendary place has, you can start visiting the surroundings of Bran. The region is surrounded by the Barsa, Bucegi and Piatra Craiului mountains. The tourist potential is, thus, highly developed, suitable for hiking, skiing, hiking, bungee jumping or riding. The rich authentic folklore just adds charms to these natural beauties. ... [ read more ]

Trips starting from Sibiu

Trips starting from Sibiu

If you are lucky enough to stay in Sibiu more than one week, then don’t you waste not even one day and start looking for trips starting from Sibiu. You might think that this alternative of not getting bored is not what you have wished for your holiday, but you cannot even imagine what will be expecting you if you drive a few kilometers away from this amazing city. Breathtaking landscapes, natural reservations, fortified churches, mountains resorts and amazing country sides will offer you the... [ read more ]

The Dimitrie Ghica Park in Sinaia

The Dimitrie Ghica Park in Sinaia

The park in downtown Sinaia has become such a common place for tourists visiting the Prahova Valley that many times, between dinner at a famous restaurant and a trip to 1400 m high, tourists forget to pay a visit to this elegant place.  The Dimitrie Ghica Park, however, founded in 1881, still hides a few secrets that are worth visiting. A walk in the shade of old trees… Recently, along with several works of renovation, the bench built by Carol I, dating from 1905 (as it is written on its ... [ read more ]

Sinaia Forever Festival

Sinaia Forever Festival

If you decided to “discover” Sinaia, the best moment to do so would be during the Autumn Festival, more recently called, the Sinaia Forever Festival. In this case, you would not only enjoy the mountain air and hiking usually associated to this resort but you could also transform your evenings in pleasant walks and attractive and interesting shows. What you can do What exactly happens during this festival, you might ask. You can walk freely through downtown (where cars are prohibited duri... [ read more ]

A sightseeing tour of Sinaia

A sightseeing tour of Sinaia

When one thinks of Sinaia, the first thing that pops into mind is the Peles Castle. Though this is indeed an outstanding place to visit, Sinaia is also a very cultural town, with numerous sights related to this aspect. This mountain resort vibes with culture so that a sightseeing tour of Sinaia really means getting in touch with your artistic side. So as to better understand Sinaia… The cultural tradition of Sinaia began when the nobleman Cantacuzino had the Sinaia Monastery built there. A... [ read more ]