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Guiding Rick Steves in Transylvania

Guiding Rick Steves in Transylvania

Tour of Romania with Rick Steves

In May and June 2016 we had the chance of having Rick Steves, together with his team, as our guest. Although they were not in Romania for the first time, it was still the first time they were about to produce a travel documentary about Bucharest, Transylvania, and Maramures.
 
Highlights of Transylvania

Highlights of Transylvania

Travel back in time to Lonely Planet’s best destination for 2016: Transylvania and... its fortified churches

Known for quite some time as the birthplace of Dracula’s Legend, Transylvania was recently named by Lonely Planet as the must-see region for 2016. But Dracula has little to do with Transylvania being a wonderful tourist destination. Rather, it has …

 
UNESCO Sites in Romania

UNESCO Sites in Romania

Discover the most interesting tourist landmarks in Romania

Romania is a very rich country when it comes to UNESCO sites. From natural reserves to many sites with unique architecture, everything seems frozen in time and undisturbed by the rapid arrival of modernity. They are all greatly appreciated because they still look the same as they have for centuries.
 
Vampires, Dracula and Transylvania

Vampires, Dracula and Transylvania

Who's afraid of Dracula?

Legends of vampires have existed for centuries, even millennia. The Mesopotamians, the Romans, even the Ancient Greeks, all had blood-drinking entities in their culture which can be considered the ancestors of modern vampires. Nevertheless, the image and description of these spirits/entities, as we know them today, date from the 18th century – and from nowhere else than Southeastern Europe and particularly Transylvania.
 
First Time In Romania

First Time In Romania

Main tourist attractions of Romania

If you are for the first time in Romania then this post is going to reveal you the most important tourist attractions of this Eastern European nation. Discover the major but also the hidden gems of the country, make yourself a general idea about Bucharest, Transylvania, Bucovina, Maramures or other regions of Romania.