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Myth of Dracula might be real

Myth of Dracula might be real

April 1, 2020
Few could imagine the great Vlad the Impaler (aka Dracula) as a little baby. But the facts are that he, at some point, was just an infant. A recent discovery in an undisclosed archaeological site near Bran Castle confirms the fact that the myth of Dracula might be real. Dr. Făurel Ionescu and his colleagues […]
The custom of Martisor

The custom of Martisor

February 28, 2020
A little bit of history Many ancient cultures started their New Year around the 1st of March (Persian, Roman, Greek, Dacian – our ancestors, etc.). It is the time of great rejoice for the people. It’s the time of the year when Winter is fought off by Spring. The name of the custom, Martisor comes […]
Dragobete – The day when all birds find their mate

Dragobete – The day when all birds find their mate

February 24, 2020
In this time of the year, a time of renewal and joy, traditionally, Romanians celebrate the transition from Winter to Spring. On the 24th of February, the day of Dragobete, or the day when all birds find their mate, we celebrate love. All cultures have a specific ritual regarding love, but nowadays, with globalisation, some […]
Top 8 mainstream Romanian attractions

Top 8 mainstream Romanian attractions

September 26, 2019
No. 1 – Bran Castle – Dracula’s lair This is probably the most well known Romanian attraction, due to the legend of Dracula. It’s a Mediaeval fortress that was build on the trade route of Rucar-Bran, on the spot of a much older defensive point on the border. It’s the only castle in Romania that […]
“503 481 steps” or “The way I discovered every experience deserves a great story”

“503 481 steps” or “The way I discovered every experience deserves a great story”

September 13, 2019
(foto bocanci) A while back, I became fascinated with the idea of travelling, backpacking on foot, through Romania – it is the only way that I can gather as many stories as I can fit inside my soul; so I chose a place dear to me and started planning a small trip, just 3-4 days […]
Măcin Mountains

Măcin Mountains

September 13, 2019
General information Macin Mountains are one of the oldest mountains in Europe, formed in the Hercinyan Orogeny. This mountain range have same age as the Scottish Highlands of Caledonia, The Black Forest Mountains in Germany (the birth place of the Danube), being way older than the Alps or the Carpathians. They live up to their […]