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
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.
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
Today I’m getting to another one of my favorite tours, despite the fact that it covers a less „pretty” area and reminds of the communist period, that did quite a bit of damage to some of the city’s most interesting areas and buildings. The tour combines several main tourist attractions, but also places a foreign visitor would… Citește mai mult Discover Bucharest: a Tour of Communist Relics
This tour takes you on a journey on Bucharest’s largest and best known boulevard: Calea Victoriei. Calea Victoriei (Victory Avenue) was named this way in 1877 to celebrate the victory of Romania in the Independence War against the Ottoman Empire. It stretches from the old center all the way to Piaţa Victoriei, where the Romanian Government… Citește mai mult Discover Bucharest: on Calea Victoriei
You may think that there’s a lot to see in Piața Romană, but did you know that from the roundabout (ASE building area) you can easily walk all the way to Aviatorilor area? And as a bonus, you will get to take a walk in one of Bucharest’s cleanest, greenest (and wealthiest) areas.
So, you’ve come to Bucharest for the weekend, or even a few days, and are uncertain about what you might visit? You’ve read about the Palace of Parliament and the Old Center, and perhaps the Ateheaneum and Herăstrău Park. But other than that, you have little idea of what could be nice to see in… Citește mai mult Discover Bucharest: Old City Center
After exploring the old center of Bucharest for one or two days, you, the first time visitor, might wonder what else is worth doing besides that. The closest thing (in the immediate vicinity of the old center restaurants and terraces) is the University area, with Piața Universității (University Square).