Quiet days in Breb, Maramureș

As much as I am well aware of Romania’s beauty as I have grown up by the countryside, I still found myself in awe when we arrived last month, in July, to Breb, Maramureș. Although during the days spent in Maramureș we have visited other touristic attractions, we have wondered the village hours and hours, … Continue reading Quiet days in Breb, Maramureș

Reminiscing About Skiathos

I’ve been to Greece once and I fell in love. The trip was focused around Paralia Katerini, Meteora and, the most popular of the Greek islands, Skiathos, of which I found myself reminiscing about lately. The small island in the Sporades Archipelago is blessed with exquisite beaches, gentle lapping waves and breathtaking natural landscapes which … Continue reading Reminiscing About Skiathos

Side Trip to Bran Castle

In September I wrote a blog post about my trip to Brașov, one of Romania’s most beautiful cities. Back then, after visiting a big part of the city, I decided it’s time for a side trip to Bran Castle. The castle is commonly known outside Romania as Dracula’s Castle, often being referred to as the … Continue reading Side Trip to Bran Castle

Returning to Brașov 5 Years Later

In 2015 I visited Brașov for the first time with some classmates with whom I was involved with in an entrepreneurial project. As we had certain tasks to complete I felt I didn’t have enough time to properly discover the city, even so I fell in love with it. Few weeks ago and 5 years … Continue reading Returning to Brașov 5 Years Later

Lavender Fields & Bee Stings

After months of stay-at-home orders and sheltering in one place we really needed a short trip, but during a pandemic that’s not as simple as it sounds. We needed to consider the risks posed by the pandemic and, as the infection is associated with duration of exposure and density, we wanted to visit a place … Continue reading Lavender Fields & Bee Stings

Timișoara Medieval Festival

Last week I attended the first edition of the Medieval Festival of Huniade Castle held in Timișoara which, despite the misconception that medieval festivals are only for history buffs, I really enjoyed! Arriving to the festival felt like stepping back in time: the air was full of the smell of wood burning on open fires … Continue reading Timișoara Medieval Festival