24 hours in: Brasov

24 hours in: Brasov

The city of Brasov is the gateway into the almost-mythical region of Transylvania, with most tourists spending only two nights in the city on their way to further discover this part of Romania. So if you are in a hurry, leave your 24 hours in the city in the capable hands...

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How to make Romanian saramura de peste

How to make Romanian saramura de peste

Saramura de peste is a traditional dish of fishermen along the Danube River. It might be Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian or Lipovian — nobody knows its origins — but the taste is genuine and exquisite, and loved by our local tour guides in Bucharest and Brasov. In most cases, carp is...

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Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

I found myself in Romania by pure serendipity. As I was looking for people to host me in Europe for my couchsurfing trip around the world, it just so happened that quite a few offered me hospitality in Romania. Out of convenience more than desire, I decided to see what...

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24 hours in: Bucharest

24 hours in: Bucharest

The city of Bucharest has typically been a busy transit destination, with most tourists spending no more than 24 or 48 hours in the Romanian capital. So if you are in a hurry, leave your 24 hours in the city in our hands via this helpful guide, and we promise...

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