5 Romanian Easter Traditions (Orthodox Easter)

Easter is the most important religious holiday in the entire calendar, and I want to share some memories and some traditions regarding the Orthodox Easter. Some are still being kept, while others are more likely only remembered by the elders of the communities. Ever wondered what are the Romanian Easter traditions? The main religion in … Continue Reading

The 1st of March is the chance to honor ancestry in a fast-paced world

For Romanians 1st of March has a powerful symbol, called “MĂRȚIȘOR”. In Romanian sounds like the younger brother of March. I was raised like it was a big thing, but I cannot remember the legend of this tradition. I guess is one of those things you grow up with, not questioning it too much. You only come to realize you don’t have a clue about it when someone who wasn’t aware of it (like a foreigner) asks about it. 1st of March in Romania is indeed a special day.

Bears’ Cave – The Showcase Of Natural Wonder

The not-so-popular only discovered a few decades ago, Bears’ Cave is a place of wonder and fascination. Seriously, not a lot of this kind of places can be visited, so when in Romania, more exactly in the Apuseni Natural Park, which is in the northwestern part of the country, paying a visit to Bears’ Cave … Continue Reading

Scărișoara Cave – A Glacier You Can Touch

As part of my 4-day car trip around Romania, I visited the glacier from Scărișoara Cave, of which I’ve heard so many times before. Scărișoara is the name of a cave in Romania, of which I’ve heard many times, but had no idea what it’s so great about it. Actually, I had no idea how Scărișoara … Continue Reading

Sarmizegetusa Regia – The Cradle of The Dacian Civilisation

Sarmizegetusa Regia is the place you need to see in Romania if you are passionate about the ancient civilizations. Some travel websites resemble it to the English Stonehenge. It’s a place which made it to the Unesco cultural sites. I admit it didn’t make it on my must-see places at first, but being so close to … Continue Reading