The Living Fires of Lopătari, Buzău are among the most mysterious, and unusual, phenomena you may find in nature, on a hiking path, within your reach.
Romania: an ancient battlefield where proud Middle-Ages empires contested their supremacy, the jewel of the Roman Empire, sea shore colony of the Greeks, home to Dacians, Getae, and Thracians. Once known as Dacia, this is a blessed land of breathtaking landscapes, unseen riches, and ultimate geostrategic gauntlet.
Romania: unexpected beauty
It’s true, the place is a tourist trap, too much hype made it popular in the past five years. But it hasn’t always been this way. There was a time when La Mama meant authentic Romanian cuisine, the kind a Romanian mom would cook. No more. Today the place serves authentic wannabes, the quality lacks […]
St. Andrew’s Night – the night of the vampires, as they call it – sees a number of ancient, pagan traditions coming to life.
It’s Fall, and in many Romanian homes this is equivalent with preparing for the winter. Since fresh produce are hard to find in the winter, are usually more expensive and generally tasteless, Romanians conserve the tastes of the Autumn and its finest flavors. The following is the recipe of a traditional Romanian bread spread, called […]
Located just 3km from Sebeş city in Alba County, on the road connecting the town with the Daia village, Râpa Roşie is a stunning landscape, in a geological reserve spreading over 10 hectares of land. The amazing stone walls you can see here are between 80 and 100 m tall. The deposits are formed as […]
The last narrow gauge forestry steam train in Europe is in Romania and it is known by the locals as Mocaniţa. You’ll find one of the trains in Vişeu de Sus, a town in Maramureş County.