Among other things, being locked up inside for a few weeks has made my mind wander through many memories, none more recurrent than those of days spent in the countryside with my grandma. She’s no longer around, but her voice and her stories will probably stay with me forever.
Bucharest may not be everyone’s favourite choice for a holiday, but many visitors (and locals) agree that there’s something about this city. You will either love or hate it, and in order to love it, you need to discover the things that make it unique. Here are some of my favourite hidden gems, that migth… Citește mai mult Discover Bucharest: 20 Things I Love
A while ago, a friend visiting from abroad asked me if there are any Roman ruins in Bucharest. I sadly had to tell him no,
As many European capitals, Bucharest has its own charm in winter time, even with all the cold and gloomy winter weather. If you planned a trip to Romania’s capital this winter, here are a few tips to make your experience great.
A charming place in every way, Sighișoara is one of the seven citadels (or Siebenbürgen) which were populated by Transylvanian Saxons in medieval times (alongside Bistrița, Brașov, Cluj, Mediaș, Sebeș, and Sibiu). Its history starts back in the 12th century, but most of the medieval buildings still standing today are from the 16th century. To foreign visitors, Sighișoara is known first… Citește mai mult Discover Romania: Sighișoara, the Impaler’s Birthplace
Three of Bucharest’s largest boulevards, Lascăr Catargiu, Dacia and Gheorghe Magheru have one thing in common: they all meet in front of Bucharest’s Academy of Economic Studies, in the area known as Piața Romană. One of the city’s touristic areas, you can reach it by foot from Piața Victoriei, Piața Universității or Gara de Nord, in… Citește mai mult Discover Bucharest: from Universitate to Piața Romană
If you think winter holidays are best spent in a cozy medieval setting and you also happen to be a fan of German towns, then you will love this charming destination. Sibiu is one of seven Transylvanian citadels built by the Transylvanian Saxons in the 12th century, and in its glory days, it was also the richest… Citește mai mult Discover Romania: Christmas in Sibiu
Romanian soups are wonderful, so good that when we need to choose between two or more types, we are in utter hesitation. That’s because each one is different from the other and great in its own way. Containing a lot of veggies and meat, most of them are closer to stews than soups and can easily take… Citește mai mult Discover Romania: Traditional Soups
There’s not much we can call our own when talking about Romanian food and drinks. There are no special ingredients growing on our lands, that no other country has ever seen before, so don’t expect anything too exotic or unheard of. Instead, you can rely on Romanians for hearty, rich meals that can easily be… Citește mai mult Discover Romania: Traditional Food and Drinks
For breakfast, most Romanians will prefer salty foods over cakes and croissants. Before starting their day, they will quickly prepare a sandwich or an omelette, alongside a nice cup of coffee.