Archive For: Transylvania

Viscri Fortified Church

UNESCO Sites in Romania

October 29, 2015

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.

Poenari Fortress

Vampires, Dracula and Transylvania

February 4, 2015

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.

Transfagarasan Road

First Time In Romania

January 4, 2014

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.