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  • 21 Photos to Inspire Your First Romania Trip

    Timisoara Cityscape, Romania Trip

    For the uninitiated, Romania can be a tantalising but uncertain destination to visit. There’s plenty of allure to the country, with notions of spooky Transylvania and Dracula, but it also poses plenty of unknowns for travellers unfamiliar with eastern Europe. Often it’s this uncertainty that stops people from pulling the trigger on their first Romania trip. […]

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  • 11 Sights to See in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

    View of Cluj-Napoca

    Looking back at my posts from Romania, I realised that I only ever shared a post on places to eat from the Transylvanian city of Cluj-Napoca. That’s a pity, as the cosmopolitan Cluj was probably my favourite big city stop during my Romanian travels. Found in the country’s northwest, it is considered the unofficial capital of Transylvania […]

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  • 4 Day Trips from Brasov, Romania

    Peles, Day Trips from Brașov

    For visitors, the gothic city of Brașov is a gateway into the surrounding towns of Transylvania. Brașov is a major regional hub and is quite centrally located within the Romanian region of Transylvania. It is also situated on the main train line that crosses the country on its way to Bucharest, the nation’s capital. All of this means that it […]

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  • 11 Essential Things to Do in Brașov


    Romania’s city of Brașov is kind of a perfect reflection for the country’s Transylvanian region. The city has all the elements that make Transylvania such a captivating place, available to you in a single city. It is yet another city of the Siebenburgen, whose development into a medieval city is owed to the Saxon Germans who […]

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  • Visiting the Gothic Masterpiece of Corvin Castle, Romania

    Visiting Corvin Castle

    Romania is known for having many beautiful castles throughout Transylvania and one of its most elegant and stunning is Corvin Castle. Also known as Hunyad Castle or Castelul Corvinilor, Corvin Castle is found in the small city of Hunedoara, west of the country’s centre. What makes Corvin Castle so fascinating is that it genuinely looks like […]

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  • How Not to See Maramures, Romania

    Day Trip to Budesti

    You’d be forgiven for not having heard of the Maramureș region in northern Romania. Romania is still an emerging tourist destination and Maramures is geographically far from the general tourist route through Transylvania. The region’s claim to fame is its rolling meadows and picturesque wooden churches. In Maramureș, you can still find traditions long since abandoned […]