Romania’s regional crafts include ceramics and pottery, wooden carvings and glass paintings.
If you’re looking to pick up specialised craftwork, the choice is wide – porcelain, ceramics, silverware, crystal, glassware, woodcarvings, metal craft and leather goods. Traditional rugs, woollens and silk garments are also worth picking up. The Artizanat showrooms are a good place to pick up quaint, charming mementoes and gifts like exquisite handmade lacework, embroidery and painted eggs. Continue reading “Romania Local Handicrafts”
Restaurants in most towns generally offer only local cuisine – this is not really a matter of concern since it closely resembles West European food. Bucharest, the capital, has a variety of international cuisines – Mediterranean, French and Chinese. You’ll also find the familiar, international fast-food chains here. Continue reading “Food and cuisine in Romania”
Romania is famous for its delicious, hearty soups. Meatball soup (ciorba de perisoare) and a vegetable soup with the option of added meat (ciorba taraneasca) are very popular. There’s also tocanita, a filling meat stew flavoured with onion and spices and ghiveci, cooked with over twenty vegetables. You could also try sarmale, a Romanian speciality of sauerkraut rolls, filled with minced meats and rice and seasoned with spices. Tuica, or plum brandy, is usually served with appetizers. Continue reading “Romania national specialities”
Romanian cuisine is an intriguing combination of the familiar and the new – a mix of flavours from Austria and France, with a little bit of the Orient thrown in. The influence of several cultures through history is apparent – Greek, Roman and Saxon from the west, Turkish from the east and the neighbouring Slavic countries. Continue reading “Restaurants in Romania”
If you’re in the mood to snack, Romania serves up a host of street food options. There are covrigi or warm pretzels, lango?i, a sweet or savoury pancake, gogo?i (doughnut coated with powdered sugar) and spicy, sausage-shaped meat patties called mici. Continue reading “Street food in Romania”
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”
Romania’s location and geography give it a natural advantage as a great travel destination. Centred at the crossroads of eastern and western Europe, Romania has three important geographical features – the Carpathian range, the Danube and the Black Sea. Continue reading “Romania Geography”
In both Romania and neighbouring Moldova, the official currency has the same name – leu – though they are separate currencies with differing exchange rates. Most prices in Romania are displayed in Lei; in Moldova, you’ll see US dollar prices. Continue reading “Romania exchange currency money”
Carpathians – a mountain arc, which nature has gifted to Romania, apparently for good luck. And nothing has changed– Bran Castle appears exactly as described in Bram Stocker ‘s novel more than 100 years ago. Continue reading “Bran castle”
Everyone enjoys a vacation and the feeling of freedom that it offers. If you haven’t had a vacation in a while, it’s time to consider visiting a resort that promises a get-a-way that you won’t forget. The Turks and Caicos Islands are considered to be some of the most popular vacation destinations in the world. They offer so many resorts that it’s hard to choose where to stay. We are presetening the most popular all inclusive resorts on the Turks and Caicos Islands.
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If you are looking for an “adults only” resort Continue reading “Popular All Inclusive Resorts On the Turks and Caicos Islands”