Today Romania and some other Eastern European countries (such as Serbia, Bulgaria, parts of Ukraine) celebrate the beginning of Spring. The traditions says that people should wear a white and red thread so that spring sees that people and their houses are ready for her. The name Martisor is a diminutive of March (Martie in Romanian)
To travel is to live...but coffee first :D
To have enough energy for all the km you need to cover in exploring your new destination you'll need a lot of energy and what better away than knowing some of the best coffee places in town. Here an overview!
Vitamin D is important to spending time outside is super healthy. Take some time to walk through some of the parks and outdoor places of Bucharest. I selected 3, but depends on time and how far you are from them...you can only do 2 or fit even more things.
It usually happens that people don't get to visit any museums, maybe because of lack of enough time and hard to pick which one. Here an idea of some place you don't need too much time inside but it for sure super interesting to explore.
They call it, little Paris and back in the days it was easier to spot the similarities. The city evolved and it is now a interesting mix of french architecture, communistic influence and hipster ambiance. Bucharest, maybe it's not the most beautiful capital around Europe, but it is certainly an amazing place to explore and you will for sure love your stay as everyone does.
The Danube Delta is a UNESCO Heritage and it is one of the "best preserved of Europe's deltas. It is the newest land of Romania, it is an untouched land of beauty, nature and wilderness."(Source)
Exuberant, cultured Iasi (pronounced âyashâ) clearly enjoys being the biggest city in Moldavia. Once dubbed the âcity of the hundred churchesâ, Iasi is indeed bursting with centuries of architectural creations. Yet besides the monasteries, theatres and other historic buildings, this eclectic place has botanical parks, big squares and (for better or for worse) both communist-era concrete structures and gleaming modern shopping malls. As with its shopping scene, Iasiâs innumerable eateries, drinking holes and lively clubs depend on the robust university population. You'll find students from all over the world here â making this little corner of Romania unexpectedly cosmopolitan. (Source)
Connecting Moldova with Transylvania the Bicaz Gorge offers a stunning landscape and is considered to be one of the most spectacular drives in the country.
Piatra Neamt is considered to be one of the most picturesque cities in Romania and is said to be the pearl of Moldova region.