History & Culture

November 6, 2014
Atheneum Bucharest

The Romanian Atheneum: The Iconic Image of Bucharest’s Past Glory

The Romanian Atheneum is one of the top attractions in Bucharest. Don't miss the splendid fresco from the concert hall.
September 4, 2014
Rupea Fortress

Rupea Fortress: One of Transylvania’s Iconic Medieval Sites

Rupea Fortress is one of the most imposing medieval sites in Transylvania, just a one-hour drive from Brasov.
June 22, 2014
Alba Iulia Citadel

Alba Iulia Citadel: Millenary History in the Heart of Romania

Alba Iulia Citadel is one of Romania’s top attractions, a place where history goes back 2,000 years to the time of the Roman Empire.
May 18, 2014
Fortified churches in Transylvania

Harman Fortified Church: The Fortress from the Mount of Honey

Discover the fortified church of Harman, one of the best-preserved medieval monuments of Transylvania, only 10 km outside Brasov.
April 27, 2014
Miclauseni Castle

Miclauseni Castle: Neo-Gothic Architecture and Troubled History

Miclauseni Castle is a small Neo-Gothic monument from Eastern Romania, a short trip from Iasi, the second-largest city in the country.
January 22, 2014

Ruginoasa Palace: Intrigues, Betrayals, and Romantic Drama

Ruginoasa Palace is one of the most impressive monuments from Eastern Romania. The monument had its share of tragedies and romance.
December 20, 2013
Romanian Christmas

Romanian Christmas Traditions: From Carols to Delicious Dishes

Discover Romanian Christmas traditions that go back to pre-Christian times, from caroling to the ritual of sacrificing the pig.
December 13, 2013
Sighet Memorial

Sighet Memorial and the Story of Communism in Romania

Sighet Memorial is a former prison where Romania’s elites were tortured and exterminated during the first years of communism.
December 13, 2013

The Village Museum of Maramures: A World of Wooden Architecture

The Village Museum of Maramures is a great guide into the rich cultural heritage of this region, famous for its wooden architecture.