Category Archive: Romania

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