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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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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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Golf Courses in Romania: Lac de Verde

Golf Courses in Romania: Lac de Verde

Do you play golf? Do you want to learn how to play it? This is a spot in Romania you may like: Lac de Verde. Lac de Verde is a golf club located in Breaza, less than 100 km from Bucharest. It is also very close to Sinaia, so if you decide to stay here, go to see Peles...

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Searching for Dracula: Bucharest to Bran and Return

Searching for Dracula: Bucharest to Bran and Return

"Can you take me to Dracula’s castle?" This is one of the most common questions I’ve got from foreigner friends and business partners visiting Transylvania Romania. This is how I managed to visit the Dracula castle in Bran multiple times. If you also want to see the...

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Caves of Romania: Pestera Muierilor

Caves of Romania: Pestera Muierilor

How would you like to live in a cave? As I’m writing this, the temperature outside is 37 degrees Celsius. Hot as hell (or almost). If you asked me, I’d be happy to live in a cave right now. Or at least to visit one, like Pestera Muierilor described below . If you...

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