Romanian Traditions – July

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In Romania, July’s popular name is “Cuptor” (en. Oven, Stove), the month of intense heat or “baking”, being one of the hottest months of the year. In this post we are going to tell you about old Romanian traditions that are specific to this month of the year, July; some of them kept their value […]

Nomad Couple Discovering Bucharest

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 “We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.”  Robert Louis Stevenson How many of you have thought, at least once in your lifetime, to just pack your bags and travel the world? We had the pleasure of meeting a happily […]

Party People

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“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything”.  Plato In our latest article, we told the tale of the boy who grew up to be the most important Romanian musician, George Enescu. But for that […]

George Enescu – The Composer

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Remember when you were a child and everyone would ask what do you want to be when you grow up? Most of us didn’t have a definite answer at the time, yet I am here to tell you the story of a child who found his dream when he witnessed his first folk band concert. […]

Wooden Churches of Maramures

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Because it’s Easter time we invite all of you in a journey through places of worship in Romania, most of them being included on UNESCO World Heritage list. We start our journey in the north-western region, Maramures. From a folkloric point of view, the region comprises four distinct entities: Tara Chioarului, Tara Lapusului, Tara Maramuresului (the […]