Văcărești Becomes the First Urban Natural Park in Romania

Parcul Natural Văcărești

The area surrounding Lake Văcărești in Bucharest, a 183 hectares stretch of green, has been declared by the Romanian government a protected area of national interest, and named Văcăreşti Natural Park. The General Council of Bucharest approved the decision on April 29, with a majority of 41 votes and 4 abstentions. This makes Bucharest the […]

Pitești Sings a Tulip Symphony


For residents and visitors of Pitești, a beautiful Romanian city on the Argeș River, this weekend is a weekend of surprising colors, music, lights, and… flowers. Starting today, till Sunday, Pitești reenacts the “Tulip Symphony,” this year at its 37th edition.

Romanian actor Radu Beligan awarded by the Guinness Book of Records


Romanian actor Radu Beligan entered the Guinness Book of Records as the longest living actor still on the theatrical stage at age of 95. On December 15, the actor who celebrated his 95 years on stage, was awarded with the title of longest-living actor still in activity on a theatrical stage by Guinness Book of […]

Kalinderu Ski Slope in Bușteni Opens Today

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Romania ranks among the top world ski destinations according to Trivago, with ski resorts in Predeal reporting the cheapest prices Europe-wide for winter sports enthusiasts- £46 per night in a standard double room in January 2014. Predeal is only 15 minutes drive from Bușteni, where the Kalinderu ski slope opens today. Kalinderu is the first […]

This Weekend in Bucharest: Marché de Noël – Designer Gifts’ Fair

Marche de Noel

It’s that time of the year: cities put on a Christmas coat. Lights and arrangements, depending on the country, can be seen and admired. Shops decorate their displays – and interiors – with beautiful Christmas decorations. Everyone buys gifts, and almost everyone is waiting for Santa. From a spiritual point of view, Christians prepare for […]

Rupea Fortress, The New Must Visit Site Near Braşov

Cetatea Rupea

When people speak of Braşov, Romania and surrounding tourist attractions, they usually think of Rasnov and Bran Castle. As lovely as they are, another fortress in the area should now be on your list of places to visit. Rupea, located at 70 kilometers from Braşov, was restored and is already exceeding expectations in regards to […]

Romanians’ Favorite Destinations for Christmas and New Year

Merry Christmas

Christmas and the New Year are perfect occasions to go to a new place, to find a special destination to have a great time. When it comes to Romanians’ preferences this year, their top favourite destinations are Rome, Vienna, and Paris as research conducted by booking site vola.ro revealed, quoted by Jurnalul.ro. Other cities that […]

2013 Gaudeamus International Book Fair opened its Gates in Bucharest

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The 20th edition of Gaudeamus International Book Fair opened its gates to book lovers on November 20th. One of the most important cultural and editorial events in Romania, organized each year by Radio Romania, has as guest of honor the group of the Nordic countries: Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Under the slogan “Cool Nordic […]