Recent data from the Romanian Federation of Tourism Employers (FPTR) shows some 650,000 plus tourists having arrived from outside the country in Bucharest every year. The data shows most tourists taking advantage of Bucharest hotels are in fact business travelers.
Launched by KOMBINAT, Romanian platform Bucharest Tips is a quirky travel guide designed especially for those willing to experience Bucharest through a brand-new perspective. Based on useful tourist information provided by locals, the guide helps travelers to find exactly what they’re looking for in the eclectic Romanian capital.
Rivers across Eastern Europe remain frozen as a record cold snap covers much of the continent. Reports that the Danube froze over, disrupting shipping and river traffic, reveal one of the most bitter Winter weather situations in modern history. Hundreds of deaths and literally thousands of cases of frostbite and hypothermia have also been reported.
Steeped in history and tradition and offering sights and sounds found no where else in the world, Eastern Europe is home to exotic cities and a beautiful landscape boasting famous rivers, towering mountains and incomparable beaches. Add to these draws a lower budget demand than travel to many other parts of the world and the lure of rugged Slovakia, quaint Romania and other Eastern European destinations can become almost overwhelming!
Located in Bucharest, Romania, the Sun Plaza shopping center is an indoor shopping complex that landed a place in the Guinness Book of World Records in November of 2010, when it displayed an indoor Christmas lights decoration featuring 449,658 light bulbs.