Mogoșoaia Palace, an oasis nearby Bucharest

Mogoșoaia Palace is a fantastic attraction nearby Bucharest. The capital is, like all capitals, a busy place. The palace and the surrounding park in Mogoșoaia are the complete opposite. Only ten kilometres outside Bucharest, you can find this quiet oasis. The Mogoșoaia Palace was built by the one and only Constantin Brâncoveanu, he is the…

Parks in Bucharest

Bucharest is not a grey city, at all. There are a lot of parks in Bucharest. Romanians, especially the Bucharesters, love to go out for a chess game or a kiss in the grass. So join them! Stroll through the great parks of Bucharest. Herăstrău Park Several lakes stretch across northern Bucharest, like lake Herăstrău….

Things to do in Bucharest

Bucharest is without a doubt the most vibrant city of Romania. Did we say Romania? We mean the most vibrant city of Southeastern Europe. Once nicknamed Paris of the East, now the capital of Romania resembles Berlin in style and urban rawness. Bucharest is a dynamic city full of culture, great bars, good food, quiet…

The Plumbuita Monastery

The Plumbuita Monastery is located in the north of Bucharest, and therefore it was saved from being destroyed during Nicolae Ceaușescu’s program of systematization. The orthodox monastery is situated on top of a small hill next to the Colentina river. It was built in 1560 by Petru the Younger (a ruler of Wallachia and at…

Historical places in Romania

Peleș Castle The Peleș Castle is the number one tourist attraction in Romania, according to TripAdvisor. This castle is not that old, but it is impressive indeed. It was built by King Carol I between 1873 and 1914. The mountain scenery is incredible and that’s the reason why King Carol I wanted his summer residence…

Cities in Romania to visit

Romania is famous for its rural traditions and beautiful nature, but there are also a lot of cities worth mentioning. Because, yes, Romania is rich of great cities. There are exactly 103 municipii, places with more than 15.000 people living in it. We wouldn’t recommend to visit them all, but there are some must see…