Romanian souvenirs, so you’ll always remember your trip to Bucharest!

Bucharest or any place from Romania is an amazing destination to collect Romanian souvenirs. Here you can find beautiful things, for everyone, for small pockets and big pockets, for crafts lovers or avid collectors. A trip to Bucharest is a wonderful opportunity to widen your cultural horizon, but mostly for the variety and quality of the Romanian souvenirs. These “material” memories are not less ...

Romanian history

When thinking of history, time loses its limits and inevitably the images of certain famous persons are brought to our minds, people who over the centuries have become characters of historical books, movies, and theatrical plays. This is the history illustrated by legends, the history in which each country or continent praises its heroes. Yet, at such times we tend to forget that history is mainly written in blood, ...

Traveling like a pro

We all love to travel, but sometimes traveling can be burdensome and it can put us in some very uncomfortable situations. And that is why we decided to share some of our best travel tips that will make your next holiday so much better. And let's start with our favorite thing to hate – packing. How to easily pack your luggage 1. Fold, roll and vacuum pack – You probably are familiar with the method of rolling your ...

Bran Castle

Bran Castle is perhaps the most famous landmark in Romania, widely popularized by vampire films and novels. Only a couple of kilometers away from Brasov, Bran Castle was built at the border between the historic regions of Wallachia and Transylvania. Although there is no evidence that Bram Stoker knew about the existence of Bran, the castle is often referred to as the home of his infamous character, Dracula, hence ...

The Memorial to the Victims of Communism

The Memorial to the Victims of Communism is dedicated, as the name says, to the victims of communist terror. It is the place where the elites of the country were purged, as well as the place where the memory of totalitarianism is kept alive, as a form of protest. The building was constructed as a barracks during the Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy and later became a border town next to the USSR. In the 1950s it began to ...

Astra National Museum Complex

The ASTRA National Museum Complex (Museum Of Traditional Folk Civilization) was established in 1963 and is the largest open-air ethnography exhibit in Europe. The ASTRA Museum is based on the "living museum" concept, aiming to salvage, conserve and showcase traditional folk culture. It is one of the most important institutions of this kind in Europe. Throughout the year, the Museum hosts fairs, craftsmen's ...

The Village Museum Bucharest

A panorama of Romania's erstwhile villages, consisting of old traditional houses gathered from all the regions of the country, the Village Museum Bucharest is one of the unmissable attractions. In the heart of the city, and yet away from urban noise and futuristic buildings, on the shores of the Herastrau Lake, the "Dimitrie Gusti" Village Museum manages to recreate the atmosphere of traditional Romanian ...

Peles Castle – the summer residence of Romanian royalty

Built in the 19th century according to the specifications of Carol I, Romania's first King, the Peles Castle is an image of the monarch's aesthetic mindset, combining the German and Italian neo-Renaissance. The blood ties between the members of the Romanian and the British royal families, the Russian dynasty and the royal families of Germany and Greece, as well the Romanian Queen's tireless patronage of arts, ...