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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...
"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...
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 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...
Prince Charles Romania
The Wild Carpathia trilogy is an exquisite documentary about the values, the amazing landscapes, the tourist attractions and the people of Romania.Some say that the Carpathian Mountains in Romania hide the only surviving medieval landscape in Europe. Transylvania, the center region of Romania, appears as a place of myth and legend, a land where the distant howl of the wolf...
Tipping in Romania
Tips in restaurants and bars are mostly a matter of culture and less of the client’s wealth. It is common knowledge that in most of the western countries the tip is 10% of the bill.So what are the rules in Romania? How much should you tip the waiter?First of all, when traveling to Romania you need to know that...
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...