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Bucharest
Riding a bicycle in Bucharest is not one of the local's favorite activities. Romanians like to use their cars. However, there is a rent a bike service that meets the need of every foreign tourist looking to make a bicycle stroll along the main boulevards of Bucharest.So, although the rent a bike offer is pretty scarce, you can most...
Romania is among the most beautiful countries in the world. It gets a lot of tourist and business visits thanks to the fantastic scenery. Whether it’s a beach you’re looking for or a forest environment, you’ll find it all in Romania. The rich culture and incredible social scene are among the many reasons people visit Romania. Its capital is...
"Is Romania in the EU?", you'd ask. Well, visiting Romania is easier than ever, since, in 2007, Romania became part of the European Union. Since then, many things have changed in Romania, bringing Bucharest, its capital, to the list of true European capitals.Now, Romania is aligned to the EU laws and directives. However, the only difference between Romania and...
Sometimes it is better to be well informed when traveling to a new country. Especially when you plan to hang out at night, party at a club or drink in a pub. Smoking should also be a concern if you are into this habit.The change of the smoking law last year might have created some confusion about the liberties...
Tipping in Romania
There are a few useful tips to keep in mind when traveling to Romania in terms of currency, prices and money in general.The first thing to know is that, here, euros don't work. AT ALL! Even though this is an EU country you won't get to use euros, only the national money which is "lei" - plural and "leu"...
Romania Roads
So you want to travel to Romania by car. From my personal experience I can say that traveling by car to any place in Europe is the most fulfilling mode to experience any country’s true flavor. Romania has breathtaking landscapes, especially if you choose to travel in the Carpathian Mountains.Traveling on the roads of RomaniaThe unique experience of traveling...
Fernando Castilho Cintra is one of the many tourists who found Romania interesting enough to visit it and to have a great time here. However, this tourist was really special. Beside the fact that he took interest in Romanian culture and people, he wrote a really interesting review, of his time here, on Facebook. His 60 funny facts about...
Romania by plane is a project that has been pretty „shady” until 2012. "Shady" as in very high ticket prices, poor travelling conditions and few relevant flights.However, due to the arrival of different flight companies on the Romanian market, things have changed a lot in the past few years. For example, in 2005 it would have been a real...
Romania
Romania has a total number of 41 counties. Each of them is ruled by the local level of government within its borders. Most counties are named after a major river, while some are named after cities within them, such as the county seat.If you travel to Romania you had better have some knowledge about the official administrative divisions and...