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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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
Romania in 116 secondsvideo
A Romanian student from Leeds made a great video that points out the most important things you have to know about Romania. All in 116 seconds. Enjoy!