Romania country guide

Romania, the largest of the Balkan states, sits at Europe’s crossroads and is an ancient land that has witnessed the rule of the Romans, the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires. Its unique historical legacy is one reason why Romanian citizens often refer to themselves as ‘an island of Latinos’ in a ‘sea of Slavs’. It’s impossible not to be charmed by Romania, with a culture so different from other European destinations. Continue reading “Romania country guide”

Transylvania weather

Transylvania enjoys a continental climate. It does not get very high rainfall (about 500-800 mm); the summers are hot and the winters are cold. Average temperatures in Transylvania range from 20 °C (68F) in July to 10 °C (50 °F) in April and October, and ­-2 °C (28 °F) in January. Tourists usually visit Transylvania between May and October, except for those interested in winter sports. Find out the current temperature in Transylvania with our six-day Transylvania weather forecast below. Continue reading “Transylvania weather”

Romania health and insurance

Health

A little forethought is the best way to remain healthy on an overseas trip. For any existing health problems, carry sufficient medication to see you through your entire trip. Taking spare contact lenses and an extra pair of glasses – your optical prescription could spare you several problems too. Carry your medication in original, properly labelled containers. Continue reading “Romania health and insurance”