Best restaurants in Cluj-Napoca

Best restaurants in Cluj-Napoca

  There is one thing you should know and if I come to think closer, it is the most important: in Cluj-Napocayou are going to eat well and a lot. I can hardly think of places that serve bad food, however it is always useful to know what the best restaurants in Cluj-Napoca are. Hanul Dacilor You can find Hanul Dacilor at two different locations: one at Iuliuss Mall and the other on Constantin Brancusi Street, at a 20 minutes’ walk from the city’s downtown. What will impress you fir... [ read more ]

Sibiu - European Cultural Capital in 2007

Sibiu – European Cultural Capital in 2007

The European Cultural Capital is a city nominated by the European Union for one year during which several cultural and social events with an important European impact are organized. Being an European Cultural Capital values a great deal if you consider all the social and economic benefits that country takes advantage of. However Romanians feel honoured to have been hosts of the many European events in their own country in 2007. And it is not about the money, it’s about having been chosen fro... [ 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 ]

Typical Romanian Weddings

Typical Romanian Weddings

Why should you bother reading an article about such a topic? Well, the answer is quite simple: typical Romanian weddings are really fun and enjoyable due to all of the traditions people nowadays still choose to respect. Step 1 – The Groom leaves home There are important steps to follow when Romanian people get married. The wedding starts at the groom’s house (best said, his parents’ house) where his family and friends gather to help him dress. You should know that in Romania it is not ... [ read more ]