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10 Best Romanian Souvenirs

May 12, 2023
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Buying souvenirs is an exciting part of any travel experience. These are 10 Best Romanian Souvenirs: authentic ideas and places to buy from.

Traditional Costume, Maramures

“Sânziene” – Summer Fairies of Romania

May 3, 2023
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Learn who are the Sânziene, Romanian’s beloved Summer Fairies and discover the legends and traditions related to their celebration.

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Storks in Romania

April 29, 2020

The white storks are a very special attraction during our tours to Romania. That is why we dedicate this short article to stories, curiosities, and superstitions related to it.

Bran Castle

5 lesser known facts about Bran castle

February 1, 2018
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Being such a popular destination in Romania, you will find plenty of information about Bran castle. But we prefer to tell you the story behind the scene: 5 lesser known facts about Bran castle from Romania.

The Spring "Martisor"

Martisor – March Charm

February 29, 2016

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.

Traditional costumes in Maramures area

The Romanian Blouse

June 23, 2015

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.