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Driving Romania: Our Top 7 Picks of Sites to See

By on May 10, 2014

The best way to see a wonderful mixture of the culture and the beauty of Romania is by driving. We’ve compiled a list of our top 7 sites to…

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The Turda Salt Mine, the Seminar and Cluj

By on May 5, 2014

It’s not as if we’ve got a thing for salt, exactly. It just seems to crop up along our travels. The salt flats in Sicily; the salt canyon outside…

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The Harghita Region Part 2: Slow Travel in Corund

By on April 28, 2014

Our first impression of Corund was: tourist town. The main road/hiway through had booths and shops with typical from-the-area wares. Woven baskets, traditional Szekerland costumes and ceramics. Many of…

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The Hungarian Area of Transylvania: Harghita

By on April 21, 2014

For those of you (like us) that didn’t realize, there’s a solid Hungarian presence in the center of Romania. The area, Harghita, is unique, complex and interesting. Curious, almost.

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Discovering Village Life in Romania: Sinca Noua

By on April 13, 2014

After having a few cold and rainy days in Brasov, we made our way to the small village of Şinca Nouă. The drive through the mountains were reminiscent of…

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The Danube Delta in Romania, Plus a Few Bits and Bobs

By on April 8, 2014

I might admit I can be a little cynical at times in our travels. I do catch the ‘seen one, seen them all’ virus from time to time. Not…

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Romania: An Unusual Factsheet for An Unusual Country

By on April 2, 2014

Many times, we come across the same information presented in exactly the same way- in the case of Romania, it’s about the Parliament (2nd largest building in the world,…

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Romancing Romania: Bucharest and Constanta

By on March 31, 2014

We made it safely across the Romanian border with a new stamp in my passport, and made our way to Bucharest. We’d searched for any interesting sites before arriving,…