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Explore Romantic Sibiu | Full City Guide

Maybe Sibiu’s German name – Hermannstadt –  doesn’t sound romantic, this cute Romanian city could be easily listed as a place to spend your anniversary in. Whether you wander the lower town, with its pink, pastel walls and romantic,…

How to road trip Transylvania

In this article you will find the information you need on planning a road trip to Transylvania, such as places to visit, and things to see and do as well as information on how to plan your road trip. I’ve…

a guide through Dracula tourism in Romania + video

The rugged landscapes of Transylvania are the ideal décor for a haunting horror story. That’s at least what Bram Stoker must’ve thought when he wrote the tale of Dracula. Chances are you know Romania just because of the mythical…

Where to eat in the main area of Brasov

It’s not often that you find great food in the main area of a city. Or at least it takes some time finding out where they hide all the good places. Since I’ve stayed in Brasov many times, I made…

Exploring the Schei district – Brasov, Romania

The historic center of Brasov can be visited within a day. An area many travelers forget to explore is the Prund-Schei district, a place with pointy churches, cobblestone streets and many escapes into nature. Schei is a place of…

10 Romanian Instagrammers to follow

It’s time for a little bit of travel inspiration, Romanian style! Last week I saw an article about Romanian designers, photographers and developers. I was blown away by the creativity and stunning images and since I follow many Romanian photographers…

Review – Casa Reims, Brasov

It’s been a while since I posted a personal favorite. However, the hotel I will be talking about today is definitely one that falls into that category. Since my first time in Romania, I’ve stayed here 4 times already.…

My bucket list for Romania

Having traveled through this amazing country for 3 months, I just know I am getting myself in trouble by doing a bucket list for Romania, there’s simply way too much to do! …

A day in Fagaras, Transylvania

Whether you’re visiting Transylvania for the first time or when you’ve become a true fan (like me), there’s one thing we can all agree on: there is way too much to see and do in the mountainous  region of…

Sighisoara – A tourist hotspot on the rise!

Sighisoara is a tourist hotspot on the rise! On my road trip through Transylvania I made a stop at the old town of Sighisoara, a seemingly sleepy medieval town in the most famous region of Romania. Soon I discovered…

Visit Cluj-Napoca like a local – a 24 hour guide

A lesser known Romanian city (and cheap Wizz air destination)  is student paradise Cluj-Napoca. Also located in Transylvania, Cluj, as the locals call it, feels like medieval town meets modern times. I was so fortunate to have a few local…

Exploring the Turda salt mine

They call it ‘the coolest place underground’ and according to Business Insider, the Turda salt mine (or Salina Turda) is #22 on the list of most unbelievable travel destinations in the world. For me this was enough to take…

3 tourist traps I do not regret visiting

The huge lines at the Louvre, the pickpockets on the London subway or the tourists posing at the leaning tower of Pisa, we all know they exist and we can decide for ourselves whether we want to do this…

Save money on your trip to Bucharest!

City trips are fun, but when you don’t have much to spend it can get a bit stressful. In the Romanian capital you don’t have to worry as much about money as you would in let’s say Paris, but…