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Visit to Primitivo di Manduria Winery

Visit to Primitivo di Manduria Winery

If you are visiting Puglia, you will, for sure, come across Primitivo wine served in local restaurants and bars. We were staying for several days in Manduria and I was delighted to discover that the area is famous for its own wine Primitivo di Manduria. […]

Exploring Matera with Kids

Exploring Matera with Kids

When the new James Bond movie will be released in 2020,  Matera will be on everyone’s mind. Located in the Basilicata region, Matera was almost unheard of even 20 years ago, despite the fact that it has been continually inhabited for more than 7000 years! […]

What to Eat in Romania: 11 Dishes to Try

What to Eat in Romania: 11 Dishes to Try

When we went to Romania for Easter, I wanted to try as many local specialities as I could.  Romania is obsessed with pork, so majority of dishes on my list are pork-based. One of our guides made a joke : “What is the best vegetable […]

Essential Tips for Visiting Peles Castle

Essential Tips for Visiting Peles Castle

Peles Castle is, without a doubt, a jewel  among Romanian attractions. It is consistently ranked as one of the top  places  in Romania. Peles Castle is a mesmerizing, beautiful place, where each room has been worked on by the best craftsmen at the time. You […]

Escape to the Country in Bucharest: Village Museum

Escape to the Country in Bucharest: Village Museum

If you are visiting Bucharest and want to learn about traditional culture in Romania, I recommend going to “Dimitrie Gusti” National Village Museum. The museum has a great collection of buildings, lovingly restored and rebuilt on site from all over Romania,  with a time span […]

Hiking in Romania with Kids

Hiking in Romania with Kids

Do you take your kids on hiking trips? I started slowly introducing little hiking adventures when we go on holiday, especially if a local landscape can offer good views.  For my son Luca it is still not possible to walk for long periods of time, […]

Must-do Experience in Bucharest: Ferestroika

Must-do Experience in Bucharest: Ferestroika

Time is passing and with time we are losing certain practices, experiences and things we used to enjoy. Would not it be great to go into a time machine to see how people used to live in the past and experience their way of life? […]

Day Trip to Brasov and Bran Castle with Visit Transilvania Travel

Day Trip to Brasov and Bran Castle with Visit Transilvania Travel

Second part of our trip to Romania was based around the town of Sinaia.  This winter I wanted to introduce my daughter to skiing. The location of Sinaia is great, as it is only 1.5 hours on the train from Bucharest and the town itself […]

8 Must Visit Places on Bucharest Walking Tour

8 Must Visit Places on Bucharest Walking Tour

I love walkable cities. Walking is the best way to get underneath the skin of a megapolis and get to know local culture. Bucharest City Centre is pleasantly walkable and as a bonus, it is  peppered with lots of small coffee shops. If you get […]

5 Tips For Choosing a City Break Hotel and Where to Stay in Bucharest

5 Tips For Choosing a City Break Hotel and Where to Stay in Bucharest

I have been on so many city  breaks, I lost count. City breaks are easy to organise: you literally  need to book a flight and a hotel, and you are free to roam once you arrive. When I am exploring a new city, there are […]