Travel tips

Hiking in Romania – 5 of the best routes to explore Romania’s wilderness

Hiking in Romania is one of the few activities that everyone should experience at least once. Whether you're looking for a long camping escape in the mountains or for a short hiking trip, the Carpathian Mountains provide countless opportunities to enjoy the unspoiled nature and their rich wildlife. But with hundreds of kilometers of hiking trails waiting to be explored, it can be pretty hard to decide where to go and ...

Top Instagram-worthy spots in Romania

Let's face it. We all want to have a popular Instagram account with some amazing shots and thousands of followers. The good news is that Romania is filled with locations that can really make an impression. So if you're planning a trip to Romania, make sure not to miss these amazing places. 1. Ciucas Peak This is the highest peak of the Ciucaș Mountains, in the Southern Carpathians, and it has a height of 1,954 meters. The ...

Events and Festivals in Romania | 2018 events calendar

Romania is filled with festivals. From the worldwide famous UNTOLD, Electric Castle, or SunWaves, to the lesser known Afterhills and Neversea, the country became a hotspot for large music festivals. But it's not all only about music. There are countless cultural and traditional events that one can enjoy, such as the Transilvania International Film Festival, the Shakespeare Festival, or the Sighisoara ...

The best places to visit in Romania, from wooden churches to medieval castles

There are so many touristic attractions and places to visit in Romania that it's impossible to see them all. This is why we decided to put together a list of some of the best touristic hotspots in Romania, so you'll be prepared for when you arrive. Here are some of the sights that we encourage you to visit. Places to visit in Moldova & Bukovina The Painted Monasteries of Bukovina The 8 Painted Churches were built ...

Things to do in Cluj

Cluj-Napoca is a lively city with a remarkable potential. A place where art, sports, theatre, film, music, and education all bind together in harmony. Filled with both new and old squares, streets, museums, parks, and buildings that hide mysteries from centuries long-forgotten, Cluj impresses through its baroque style combined with picturesque architecture that creates a unique bohemian atmosphere. ...

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 ...

Fun things to do in Romania

Traveling to a new country is always exciting. There are a lot of new places to visit, but unfortunately, our time is always limited. So to help you make the most out of your trip to Romania, we’ve put together a list of some of the best things to do in Romania, from landmarks that are worth visiting, to unique activities and experiences. 1. Visit the Mud Volcanoes in Buzău Less than two hours away from Bucharest ...

Things to do in Timisoara

Timisoara is located in western Romania, near Serbia. Timisoara is known as "Little Vienna" because of the rich cultural life, the historic remains, and buildings dating from the 18th century. Huniade Castle is the oldest one, built between 1443 and 1447. If you’re curious you can visit its historical museum. Timisoara was the first European city to introduce the horse-drawn trams (in 1869). Now that you ...

Things to do in & around Iasi

Don't you love it when there are new things to discover in a city that you're visiting? So do we! And that is why we put together this post, to help you make the most out of your visit to the Moldavian capital; where it is, why you should consider visiting it, why is it important for Romania, things to do in Iasi, and the rest of whats, whys, and wheres that we could think of. Feel free to share your own best travel tips on our ...

Things to do in Brasov

Brasov is definitely one of the most beautiful cities in Romania. With traces of human activity dating as back as 9500 BCE in the Neolithic age, the city was founded in 1234 by the Teutonic Knights. The city is surrounded by some of the highest mountains in Romania and, protected in the heart of the Carpathians, was the home of both Germans and Romanians. Over the years, various cultures and styles mixed together and ...