Beginning January 14th, a tropical paradise, known as Therme Bucharest, will be open to the public just ten minutes away from the city. Here you’ll be able to enjoy life no matter how young or old you are since there are many recreational areas for everyone. The center is divided into three major sectors, each of them with a specific theme.
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.
Today, I can see all over Romania women, young girls, even tourists walking around wearing “ie” – and I realized that wearing this blouse has become a national trend, not just something hip in Bucharest.
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.
Should I join a group to visit Romania, or can I do it by myself?
We are sure many people ask themselves this question after deciding to visit Romania, and we can tell you that there is no correct or definitive answer. It pretty much depends on the type of traveler you are. If you like to be independent and discover things by yourself, just rent a car and hit the road. But if you want to have a good understanding and leave the country with a global image and a better insight into its life and history, you should book an escorted tour.
When we promote Romania we realize it's quite impossible to describe in few words how many beautiful places can be admired in this country. Therefore, we decided to select 10 pictures taken in Romania and let the images to talk for us. We think they are much closer to reality, although, let's be fair, there are just 10 photos, many more should be added for an accurate description of Romania.
Romania is not just a great tourist destination still virgin to mass tourism but also a place full of interesting facts, amazing stories, strong characters, great inventors and lots of wild animals. Get to know more by reading this post about Romania.
Take a ride in a horse-driven carriage, breath the fresh air of a quiet forest, admire stunning landscapes, observe the rhythm of the daily life or the old traditions, visit one or two craftsmen and a forgotten wooden watermill. In the end take a picnic in the fields and then enjoy a local plum brandy made by the locals on the side of the road. You'll never forget it!