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Vlad Tepes Romania
The footsteps of Vlad the Impaler, a great and cruel Wallachian king, the real character who inspired the Count Dracula's legend, can still  be followed through modern Romania.Vlad the Impaler has always been known for being a cruel but fair ruler. It is said that he despised liars, thieves and even beggars. His thirst for blood was mixed with...
Queen Marie's Crown
Queen Marie died in Peles Castle on 18 July 1938, 11 years after her husband’s death. She was buried next to her husband in the Monastery of Curtea de Arges. In accordance to her will, Queen Marie's heart was kept in a cloister at the Balchik Palace (now in Bulgaria) which she had built. Queen Marie's heart was covered with...
On Halloween, even though it is not a Romanian traditional celebration, the people in Romania's biggest cities are happy to join the fun dressed as ghouls, vampires, mummies and other creepy characters. Or at least they were, until last year, when the Romanian Halloween changed forever.The 2015, the Romanian Halloween was different. It reminded the Romanian people that death can...
Sometimes, on very very special occasions, some lucky and brave people get to spend the night at the Bran castle in Romania, also known as Dracula's Transylvanian Castle.On 2016's Halloween, there is such an occasion. Airbnb has announced that the company has launched a contest for tourists who want a really spooky experience on the scariest night of the year.Dracula's...