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Romanian Halloween
The Halloween in Romania is celebrated also on 31st of October, but it is only done so because of globalisation. Romania assumed this eerie celebration, but it isn't "hers".Here, in Romania, the true Halloween is on the 30th of November, when the orthodox church celebrates Saint Andrew. It is a holiday truly respected by the elders and all those...
Romanian spring
The arrival of spring is celebrated all around the world, but here, in Romania, it is truly a time of celebration and hope. On every first day  of March, Romanians have a custom of giving each other small tokens or talismans attached to a braid made of red and white thread. Also, they choose a day between the 1st...
Pharrell Happy video Romania Bucharest
 To be honest, Romania is not among those places pinned on the touristic maps of world travellers. And this is not because  there aren't any interesting places and sites in Romania, but because no one bothers to properly promote them. However, this is the main reason many people don't have any idea about this European country or its people.As Pharrell's...
Bucharest Mystery
Bucharest, the Capital of Romania, can be an extraordinary city to visit if you know where to go and what do you want to see. Bucharest is a mix of styles and history. It is a unique place where modern buildings, old houses and communist construction are all oddly combined to create an extraordinary urban scenery. On this website...
Romanian Superstitions
Romania's cultural heritage is one of the most important factors that make this country so special. Through the ages, the people of Romania created and kept a great sum of amazing traditions and customs. Some of the superstitions below can also be found in other cultures, but some are quite unique.  Here are some Romanian superstitions: - Don't let a black...
Romanian Wedding - traditions and superstitions
A wedding in Romania can be one of the most authentic and inspiring way to understand and see, with your own eyes, how this eastern european country is an unique mix of old and new, joined together in times when cultural identity tends to fade as globalisation takes its place.In this post I will describe some Romanian wedding traditions...
Vlad the Impaler Romania
The first written document about Bucharest, the capital of Romania, was written by none other than Vlad the Impaler, also known as Dracula, on 20th September 1459.The document represents a contract for purchase and sale of some lands in Wallachia (now a part of Romania). Vlad the Impaler signed that document with the following words: “This document was written...