We mark Easter with an Orthodox tradition from Romania: beautifully decorated Easter Eggs and some of the legends surrounding this ancient art.
Carei in the Crişana region of Romania is a small medieval market town at the border with Hungary. It is charming and peaceful, a surprising destination.
Mărţişor is a lucky charm with a long history and universal tradition. It is found in Romania, but also in Moldova, and neighboring Bulgaria, as well as – to a lesser extent – other Eastern European countries.
Like Cupid or Eros, Dragobete can be considered a god of love. Traditionally celebrated on February 24, it is the Romanian equivalent to Valentine’s Day.
Vegan travelers will find Bucharest adequate for their dietary needs. Besides vegan restaurants, mainstream eateries now have vegan menus.
The Romanian Tourism Fair (Targul de Turism al Romaniei) takes place at the Romexpo Exhibition Centre in Bucharest on February 16-19, 2017.
For a romantic Valentine’s Day in Romania, check out the special offer by Hotel Alpin Poiana Brasov. Prices start at as low as 45 €/person.
Holidays booked by Romanians in November and December this year (early booking) went up by 55%, on average, compared to last year, according to Christian Tour. At the top of the list of destinations are Turkey, Greece, and Mallorca.
The Transylvanian citadel of Sighisoara is famous for being the birthplace of Vlad Tepes (Dracula, anyone?), a still inhabited Medieval stronghold (UNESCO World Heritage Site), and for its Medieval Festival that happens every year in August or September. Yet beyond the culture, the history, and the Goth passion for vampires, there are restaurants, cafes, and […]
So you have chosen to head to Europe for your vacation time this summer. Of course, Europe is the ages old place to go, with a lot to see and experience. You may be thinking of going to any number of places such as France, Spain, Germany, Great Britain, but I must say there is another place you should consider of the cliche destinations seem a bore, you can always go to Romania.
A €10 million dollar debt of a cash strapped Romania TV channel threatens to exclude the country from the upcoming Eurovision song contest.
Earlier this month the luxurious private estate of Romania’s late communist leader, Nicolae Ceausescu was opened to the public. The massive 80 room “Spring Palace” (Palatul Primaverii), designed to the president’s specifications, was the Ceausescu family home for over 25 years. Here’s a look at the former Romanian leader’s estate, and at how Romanians view […]