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Bucharest Restaurants/Cafes (+ Romanian Food Guide)

Get to know some of Bucharest’s best cafes and restaurants and what Romanian food you should be ordering there with this guide. Traditional Romanian food is a mountain of indulgence and a broad landscape of local delicacies inspired by centuries of history, empire, and immigration. There is so much to love and explore in both …

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9 Fantastic Romania Tattoo Artists

Romania, birthplace of Vlad Dracula the Impaler, home to some of the most impressive medieval castles and a landscape of sublime mountain ranges, is also a country with some really impressive tattoo artists and tattoo shops. Romania has suffered a lot in the 20th century, but now in the 21st it is bursting at the …

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10 Books to Read Before you Visit Romania

How much do you really know about the history, cuisine, art, and culture of Romania? A country often defined by the legend of Dracula and a handful of medieval castles, Romania is so much more than that. The nation fell under the reigns of communist dictatorship and only broke free in 1989. Romanian cuisine is …

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A Guide to Sighisoara: The Medieval Heart of Romania

Transylvania offers us a vast landscape of snow-capped mountains, wide open valleys, and some of Europe’s most magnificently maintained medieval towns, with Sighisoara being the very best of them. Here’s your definitive guide to Sighisoara, Romania. This town in the heart of Romania is the birthplace of Vlad Tepes, the very real Romanian ruler who …

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5 Essential Brasov Day Trips (+ How to Get There)

Brasov sits at the centre of both Transylvania and Romania as a whole, in an enormous valley surrounded on all sides by spellbinding, rugged mountains. It’s a wonderful town full of so many things to see and do, but it’s also a great hub, from which you can take a lot of great Brasov day …

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Brasov Old Town Complete Guide: Sights, Food, & Cafes

Brasov’s Old Town is the historic, architectural, and culinary heart of Brasov. It is where all the best food, coffee, and sights can be enjoyed. That includes the world-famous Black Church, the old defensive fortifications, and more – all of which we will cover here in a complete guide to all the most essential things …

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9 Things to Do in Bucharest: Romania’s Historic Capital

Bucharest as we know it today was officially founded in 1459. In the years that followed, Romania has been subject to Ottoman, Hungarian, Russian, and French influence, all of which is worn by Bucharest’s architecture. Home to Vlad the Impaler (the man behind the legend of Dracula) and a city so recently subject to decades …

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