Hiking is often mistaken for a strenuous outdoor activity, requiring years of experience. Lavinia Patrascu believes that, even though climbing a mountain should never be taken lightly, the reality is that almost anyone can embark on a memorable journey towards an imposing mountain peak.
Romania isn't always at the top of travelers' wish lists while planning a trip around Europe. Lavinia Patrusco is here to show you Romania's unmatched natural beauty and urges you to check out this often overlooked country in Europe.
Sitting at the crossroads of old trade routes that linked Western Europe with the Far East, Romania confuses at first with its … latinity. The mix of Orient and Occident is specific to this country and it sets Romania apart from her Eastern European colleagues.
Sure, checking for the shadow of a groundhog to see what the weather will be like sounds weird - until you find out that some people use a frog climbing a ladder in a jar instead. BootsnAll writer Jessica Spiegel explores some of the Groundhog Day-like weather forecasting customs around the world.
Now for a Transylvania Dracula Tour – of course there are many tour operators in Romania that offer six - ten day travel tours of Romania that includes a visit or a stay at Count Dracula's Bran castle. Tour operators tout the site as the home of Count Dracula as written in Briam Stoker's novel – just to add a bit of fright to the participants of the tour. .
Ciaran John had visited many of the famous sites of Romania on previous visits to the country but had always been discouraged from visiting the capital by his Romanian friends. On his last visit he finally managed to to get a brief peek at Bucharest.