Category Archive: Romania

Sibiu, Romania

Photos from Sibiu, a beautiful city in the heart of Romania

Arad, Romania

Arad, a city in the West of Romania, close to the border with Hungary.

My 2015 summer travels

My summer so far, in photos from our trip across Europe: South of Germany, Austria, Romania, Slovakia.

Autumn at the Village Museum in Bucharest

The Village Museum is one of my favorite places in Bucharest. It’s actually a park with traditional Romanian village houses

IRON GATES – beautiful border between Serbia and Romania

The Iron Gates (“Portile de Fier” in Romanian) is a Danube Gorge of around 134 km long which separates Serbia from Romania (representing the border between these two countries). To go from Romania… Continue reading

Romanian Easter Food to boost your mood

In ROMANIA, Easter reunites the family for a rich and carefully prepared lunch. The main dishes are: lamb, pasca and eggs.   Easter table setup in Romania: Salads, Red Eggs, Drob and fresh… Continue reading

Bucharest, the Capital of Romania

Bucharest used to be nicknamed the “Little Paris” during the interwar period – the buildings were fancy and there was a Triumphal Arch. The Victory Avenue was compared to Champs-Elysees. Nowadays it’s just… Continue reading

The Village Museum, Bucharest, Romania

The Village Museum in Bucharest, Romania, is an open air museum about the traditional Romanian village life from the past and present. There are houses, churches, furniture and tools from their original locations.… Continue reading

Pastele Cailor (Horse Easter), Targoviste, Romania

Every year on the first Saturday of Lent, the Bulgarian community in Targoviste, Romania, is celebrating the Horse Easter (or Saint Theodor day), marking the end of winter and beginning of spring. The… Continue reading

The Sphinx, Romania

The Sphinx is a natural rock formation at 2216 meters of altitude in the Bucegi Mountains in Romania. It’s 8 meters high and from a certain angle, the Sphinx resembles a human head,… Continue reading

My hometown – Targoviste, Romania.

What to see in Targoviste? 1. THE ROYAL COURT WITH CHINDIA TOWER The Royal Court and Chindia Tower, the symbol of Targoviste Targoviste is a city full of history. It used to be… Continue reading

On the moon? Mud Volcanoes in Buzau, Romania

Am I on the moon? I am not crazy, I promise. It’s just that for a second there I thought I was teleported on the moon. What am I talking about? An interesting… Continue reading

A stunning castle in Romania: Peles Castle

Peles Castle Built in Neo-Renaissance architecture at the foot of the Bucegi Mountains, in Prahova Valley, in the town of Sinaia, Romania, Peles Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in the… Continue reading

Vidraru Dam, Romania

Vidraru Dam in Romania was finished in 1966 and creates Vidraru Lake – a huge lake surrounded by still mountains and a quietness that only a grandiose place like this can provide. The… Continue reading

Twists and turns at 2034 m. Transfagarasan and Balea Lake, Romania

Romania is a beautiful country that has more to offer than just legends of Dracula and Transylvania. In this post I present two sights which hopefully will make you want to pack your… Continue reading

Dracula’s birthplace in Sighisoara, Romania

Sighisoara Sighisoara is a medieval city in the heart of Transylvania, ROMANIA, where Vlad the Impaler (more known as Dracula) was born around 1431. (Vlad the Impaler – “Vlad Tepes” in Romanian –… Continue reading

Maramures, Romania

Maramures is a peaceful and quiet region located in the North-West of Romania and it’s impressive with its rural landscape. Here we find villages where century-old traditions are still part of daily life,… Continue reading

A Merry Cemetery, Romania

The Merry Cemetery from Sapanta (“Cimitirul Vesel” in Romanian) located in the Maramures region of Romania, is not boring, gray or depressing like other cemeteries that we know, but instead it has colorful… Continue reading