Romania

Skiing in Romania – Poiana Brasov

Skiing in Romania – Poiana Brasov

Have you ever considered skiing in Romania rather than in the Swiss or French Alps? The Carpathians mountains are high enough to get covered in snow during winter. Sinaia, Busteni, Azuga, Predeal and Poiana Brasov are the main ski resorts on Prahova Valley. There are...

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How to Visit Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania

How to Visit Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania

If I were to tell you that Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania, is one of the first buildings to feature central heating and air conditioning in the world, wouldn't you want to visit it? Built between 1873 and 1914, Peles Castle is one of the best preserved and the most...

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What a Mud Volcano Can Do for Your Travel Photos

What a Mud Volcano Can Do for Your Travel Photos

How would you like to take photos of you on another planet? We may have to wait a little until space travel becomes mainstream, but I've managed to take some surreal photos in a place I'm going to reveal in a moment. There is this unusual area in Romania, at Berca,...

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No Rhododendrons on the Ciucas Mountain

No Rhododendrons on the Ciucas Mountain

I was much too tired to remember why I went up there in the first place. The wind through my hair and through my wet clothes was fabulous, a true catalyst for forgetting. For a moment, I had no past. I was only eyes and skin, kissed by wind and sun together. I even...

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Wines of Romania: Bringing People Together

Wines of Romania: Bringing People Together

Wines of Romania are just like wines of every other place. If you were to experience the best wine country vacations around the world, you'd see that you can find great wines just about everywhere, provided that the climate allows for the vineyards to grow. Romanian...

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