Cismigiu Gardens in Bucharest

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No visit to Bucharest is complete without spending at least an hour walking around Cismigiu Gardens, a park located smack dab in the center of the city. Popular year-round, this park is where Bucharest locals spend their free time on a regular basis meeting with friends, taking a coffee or beer, or even just for a leisurely stroll during pleasant weather. Immaculately maintained, Cismigiu Gardens may appear to be a better fit in a city like Vienna or Paris, but the fact that it is found in the sometimes dirty capital of Bucharest makes it all the more enchanting. The […]

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/ Attractions / Cities / Festivals / Sighisoara Medieval City

As a living part of history, the Romanian city of Sighisoara may be the most well-preserved medieval village in all of Europe and the lack of over development in this area has kept the city as close to its origins as possible. From this perspective, taking a trip to Sighisoara can be like stepping back in time, with several iconic buildings and the remnants of the original six-sided fortress that was once used to protect the city from attack. A trip to Sighisoara should only take a few days, but the many sights will ensure that a visitor is never […]

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City of Brasov, in Romania – Attractions and places to see

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When most travelers think about Romania, the image that comes to mind is the spooky legends that surround the region of Transylvania. For this reason, the biggest stopping point in the country for tourism is the city of Brasov, a largely renovated town that is in the heart of the Carpathian Mountains. Offering something for nearly everyone, it is no surprise that Brasov has become the most popular destination with its idyllic setting and many points of interest just a hop, skip, and jump away. Before planning a trip to beautiful Brasov, a person should do a little bit of […]

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Things to do in Timisoara

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Perfectly located as a stopping point between the Eastern European capitals of Bucharest, Budapest, and Belgrade, it is surprising that the Romanian city of Timisoara has yet to become the center of tourism that it seems destined to become. With a population of over 300,000 that includes a large student contingent, the city has much to offer, ranging from a number of important points of interest as well as a vibrant nightlife that reflects the relatively young age of inhabitants. It may not be on the tourist map right now, but it’s only a matter of time before Timisoara starts […]

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Where to eat in Bucharest’s old town

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Bucharest’s old town is one of the most entertaining and most popular areas of the city. The locals call it “Historic Centre” or “Lipscani” and in the 17th century this used to be a merchant district. Today the old streets are lively and packed with pubs, bars, restaurants and people looking for fun. The old town is also a great place to eat because the restaurants serve dishes from all around the world. Its popularity has made it a little more expensive than it used to be, but Bucharest’s historic centre remains, especially in the summer, a nice choice for […]

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Cultural events in Bucharest

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Romania’s capital city is a very active cultural center with many classical music festivals, theater festivals and urban-chic events. If you really want to feel the life of the city, here are a few great events you might want to include in  your visit to Bucharest. George Enescu Festival This biennial event offers a programme as rich and diverse as any on the international festival circuit and it attracts worldwide attentions.  George Enescu Festival takes place during late summer and hosts many of the world’s leading orchestras and conductors.  This is a festival set to stage performances of works by […]

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Fun things to do in Bucharest

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If you’re planning on staying for a few days in Romania’s capital city, or you’re simply a very active person who’s not into museums and historical buildings, Bucharest offers plenty of fun options: Waterpark During the summer, this is one of the most loved places in the city and it can host over 4000 people. It is very close to the “Henri Coanda” airport and right near the Rin Hotel. One day of water slides fun costs 30 lei during the week and 50 lei in the weekend. One day won’t be enough for the 27 slides, restaurant and bar, […]

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