The Bucegi Sphynx

Romanian Orthodox Church. © Sorin Onisor

The Harvesting of the Wheat, Transylvania

The mountains of a land of the fairies. Bucovina. © Sorin Onisor

Fortified church at Biertan. © Sorin Onisor


The challenge of the century: in 1910, four Romanian students travel around the world

They were only 19 years old at the time of the beginning of the trip. And they did it dressed in traditional Romanian peasant costumes, and they supported themselves with money earned from playing traditional songs wherever they arrived to.


A perfect getaway place in Snagov

For a quick getaway from the city, to recover, revive and relax, we recommend Casa Radu, in Snagov. It is new, well taken care of, small and intimate; they have a beautiful swimming pool and many various flowers, trees and bushes: the garden is luxurious, like the most part of the environment there in Snagov.

You have probably heard of Snagov; it is a touristic attraction because of the Snagov Monastery, the small monastery on the island on the lake, where the remains of Vlad Tepes the Impaler , a.k.a. Dracula, lie.


The salt mines of Romania

Salt has been known to be a commodity that people used to kill for, in olden times. In certain countries and at certain times, only rich people would have salt in their houses as it used to be very expensive and brought from far away. During the time of the Roman Empire, the salary of the soldiers was paid in salt ( hence, the word “salary”). Salt is a conservant, it is necessary for the body as it keeps the water


How to spend one day in Bucharest with no money

Yes, it is possible to spend one day (or several) in Bucharest with no money. But don’t get excited, although there are places where you can eat for extremely cheap, I do not believe you will find food for free in this capital. But other than that, here are some things that people don’t usually know about what you can do and what you can see for free here.


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