Tag: Romania travel destinations
Tradition and modernity co-exist gracefully in Romania. Fairy-tale castles and cobblestoned villages steeped in antiquity are a graceful presence beside spiffy new eateries and busy metropolises. Walking through the hustle and bustle of these cities, it’s hard to imagine that Romania was once predominantly associated with the vampire legend of Count Dracula. But then, that’s what makes Romania a fascinating travel destination – its metamorphosis into a modern nation without erasing its rich, cultural history.
Think Romania and in all probability dreary, mental images arise of a typical, communist nation – grey, grim and, quite simply, boring. But communism’s rigid control over Romania’s political, academic and cultural life is now a thing of the past. In the last decade, the country’s rich, ethnic culture has revived and flowered in the new spirit of freedom.
Great places to visit and things to see and do in Romania include: