Top 12 popular things to do in Brasov

Top 12 popular things to do in Brasov

Highlights of Transylvania - a complete city guide of Brasov

A visit to Romania should definitely include a stop in the medieval city of Brasov, one of the most popular highlights of Transylvania. Check out a complete Brasov city guide which will help you organize your trip to Romania and …

 
Sucevita

Sucevita

essentials, sights, accommodation, restaurants, pictures

Sucevita is a beautiful little town with many old traditional houses. The local architecture attracts the attention of the visitors. The beautiful wooden porches, the floral motifs, the shingled roofs, the elegant fences and the beautiful roofs of the local wells and gates are a real pleasure to be admired and photographed. The locals of Sucevita are very friendly, and sometimes you might spot some of them wearing with pride their old traditional costumes.
 
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.
 
Photo Travel Destinations in Romania

Photo Travel Destinations in Romania

Why should you take a Romania Photo Tour?

Though not too much is known about this ancient Eastern European country, Romania is becoming more and more popular with tourists from all around the world - and most of all, with photographers who are eager to discover its natural beauty and rich historical legacy of medieval cities, castles and citadels, picturesque Orthodox churches, quaint villages, and most of all, the Romanian people.
 
General Aspects about Romania

General Aspects about Romania

Location, neighbors, size-population, cities, geography, weather

Many of you might think that Romania is located in the eastern part of Europe, in fact, when asked where have you been, most of you will say that you have been in Eastern Europe. Well, this is wrong. Romania is located pretty much in the center of Europe, almost the half distance from the western and eastern fringes of Europe (2600km roughly). If Romania is an eastern European country then what can we say about Azerbaijan, Georgia or about the people who live in the western part of the Ural Mountains?
 
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 …

 
Martisor – March Charm

Martisor – March Charm

Spring traditions in Romania

The "martisor" is, in popular tradition, a symbol of weeks, months and years gathered and twisted into a string with two colors, the colors representing the winter and the summer. It represents a present given to the women on the first of March. The richer families had "martisoare" with strings made of silver and gold. Children would wear it tied to their hand, on their chests or around their necks.