Prahova Valley tour and history

07/04/2015 de Gabriela Solomon

Kule. Romanian fortified houses

27/10/2015 de Gabriela Solomon

10 lessons learnt after one year in Romania

30/12/2015 de Gabriela Solomon

Balcescu Mansion and history

03/05/2015 de Ioana Patrascoiu

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Oltenia tour and its hidden treasures

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In 2016, when Lonely Planet rated Transylvania as the first tourist destination in the world, we decided to defy the trends and invite you to a marvelous route in… Oltenia – the…

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Martisor tradition in Romania

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The “martisor” is a red and white string offered as a talisman at the beginning of spring. One folk tale says that the string was spun by Baba Dochia, a…

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An encounter with Brancusi

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A pioneer of modern sculpture, Constantin Brancusi found inspiration in folkloric art and geometric lines. I first learned about Brancusi and the Architectural Ensemble at Targu Jiu when we discussed…

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10 lessons learnt after one year in Romania

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I was born and raised in Romania; every day I had a picture of the real country in front of my eyes and I still didn’t see it clearly enough. It’s…

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Kule. Romanian fortified houses

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In Romanian architecture, kula means a type of fortified house, with a simple and compact aspect, with a square or rectangular plan, built on two or three floors. It had…

Nicolae Balcescu Mansion and history

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The indicator to Bălcescu Mansion first appears somewhere after Dedulești, at the foothill of Meridionali Carpathians, when you are almost in Râmnicu Vâlcea. If you are travelling a lot to…