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 ]

Top 5 ski destinations in Romania

Top 5 ski destinations in Romania

Romania offers tourists the opportunity to ski in several very nice and relatively cheap resorts. Recently, Romania has made remarkable progress in planning and enhancing the ski area, mountain ski resorts being packed with tourists from the first snow fall of the season. The fact that one third of the country is covered by the Carpathian Mountains offers the advantage of multiple ski areas in different geographical areas. Each ski region has its special charm, increased by the specific custom... [ read more ]

Tips for visitors in Sinaia

Tips for visitors in Sinaia

One of the most beautiful mountain resorts in Romania, Sinaia represents a unique mélange of exquisite nature, rich culture and history, which explains its being permanently visited by thousands and thousands of tourists every year. This article will focus on visitor tips for Sinaia so as to better understand why it is also known as the ‘Pearl of the Carpathians’. The place is very beautiful with many Saxon-style homes and weekend houses, tree-fringed streets and small forest-like parks, it... [ read more ]

Trips starting from Brasov

Trips starting from Brasov

The best part about visiting Brasov is that you also have a lot of wonderful places to go to near it, Brasov being situated near a highly visited region, the Prahova Valley. Trips starting from Brasov could include Busteni, Predeal, Azuga, Sinaia which are the most popular resorts in this region and only 23 km far from Brasov. It would be a pity then not to take advantage of your staying in Brasov. Busteni Though you can hardly see everything there is to see during a short trip, I will try... [ read more ]

A top mountain resort: Poiana Brasov

A top mountain resort: Poiana Brasov

In Brasov County we find one of the most important and popular ski resorts in Romania, namely Poiana Brasov. Being only 13 km far from Brasov, it is the favorite destination for the inhabitants of this city but also for Romanians in general. As a top mountain resort, Poiana Brasov accommodates tourists in luxurious hotels or boarding houses and entertains them with highly equipped ski slopes, sports fields, a cable railway, numerous pools, clubs, and restaurants.   Very short history P... [ read more ]