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Learning through traveling and interacting with locals

A story about learning through traveling Yesterday and today a French family with 2 children (aged 7 & 9) stayed with a local family in Romania, that also has 2 children (aged 12 & 13).   The main occupation of the local family is shepherding. They live without electricity at a 1100 m altitude. Motivated […]

Festivals and cultural events in Romania

Gărâna Jazz Festival: 12th of July – 15th of July It’s an international music festival that takes place every year in Gărâna, Caraș-Severin. Jazz artists from all over the world perform on this stage. This year you will be able to listen to Bill Frisell, Charles Lloyd, John Surman, Arild Andersen Magnus Ostrom, and Bugge […]

Transalpina drive from Novaci to Sebes

I remember 6-7 years ago there some news articles about the threat of building the Transalpina road across the mountains, how damaging it will be for the environment. Well, now it is done and everyone can drive on it. The road starts from Novaci and the view is already great from the foot of the […]

Top things to do in Romania, by region

We’ve created a list of the most interesting and authentic things to do in Romania based on our previous experience with foreign travelers. Here are our top things to do in Romania – Special interest activities available in many regions of the country: Hike in the mountains up to 2500 meters (Bucegi, Piatra Craiului, Făgăraș, […]

From Transylvania to London and back

Last week I went to London with the main purpose to understand how Transylvania is seen from there and initiate cooperation with like-minded organizations. I have to share the interesting stories of two Londoners, Jeremy and James. Jeremy, after a long and successful entrepreneurial career in the clothing industry traveled to South Transylvania, fell in […]