Is Transylvania safe for tourists?

Is Transylvania safe for tourists?

Is Transylvania safe for tourists?     Yes it is, and you`ll be surprised to find out that Romania in general and Transylvania specifically are much safer than you expected. I know, it is a bit of paradox here and I will try to explain it as I did for...
Cycling around Sighisoara

Cycling around Sighisoara

Cycling is one of the best way to discover Sighisoara area. Traveling at your own peace, you can admire some of Europe’s last medieval landscapes with breathtaking views from the top of the rolling hills. You may combine cycling with exploration of countless...
Valea Teilor Monastery

Valea Teilor Monastery

On June 24, 2020, the day of the year when the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates the birth of Saint John the Baptist I have visited the Valea Teilor Monastery located in Tulcea County, in the far Eastern part of Romania close to Danube Delta. The reason I visited...
5 interesting facts about Romania

5 interesting facts about Romania

Here are  5 interesting facts about Romania that you probably did not know. 1.ASTRA Museum of Folkloric Traditional Civilization located near Sibiu is the second largest open air museum in the world and the largest one in Europe stretching across 96 hectars. This...
Orthodox Monastery of Sighisoara

Orthodox Monastery of Sighisoara

If you are truly interested in getting “off the beaten tracks”and learning about the local culture of Transylvania, a place I highly recommend visiting is the Orthodox Monastery Sighisoara. Located 4 km outside the town, in a scenic natural area surrounded...
A Story of Love and Life in Romania

A Story of Love and Life in Romania

William Blacker First time when I heard about William Blacker in 2010 I was working with Mihai Eminescu Trust, an NGO patronized by HRH Prince Charles of Wales, William used to be General Manager of this foundation soon after the 1989 Romanian Revolution. Even though...
Armenians of Transylvania

Armenians of Transylvania

Dumbraveni Armenian Cathedral Armenians and Jewish are two traditional extraordinary etnic  minorities of Transylvania that have unfortunately disappeared over the XX th century. They left behind a rich culture and some very valuable architectural monuments, mainly...
Transylvania dressed  in autumn

Transylvania dressed in autumn

Transylvania is a sort of a wonderland, being located in Central Europe we have four distinct seasons. Each of them is special and unique. Because Transylvania is the part of Europe with the most archaic and well preserved style of life and traditions every season is...
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