Tochitura Recipe

Tochitura is one of the many traditional Romanian dishes you should try. There are several variants. Tochitura moldoveneasca, for example. The main ingredient is pieces of meat fried in lard and pieces of tasty smoked sausages. However, everyone cooks this dish a...

Birthplace Vlad Tepes III

Just a few meters from the Clock Tower, the landmark of the city of Sighisoara, is the birthplace of Prince Vlad Tepes III, who is said to have served as the inspiration for the novel character Dracula. He was also called Prince Vlad Drăculea, and was brutal towards...

Witches in Romania

Witches (Romanian: Vrajitoare) have been around for thousands of years and opinions about witches and their magic or powers have been divergent for long. Some say it’s all mumbo jumbo, others are afraid of witches’ magic and still others take advantage of...

Dracula Vlad Tepes

Transylvania is certainly the best-known region of Romania, and is also known as Transylvania. Here you will find numerous sights and natural sites. But let’s be honest, don’t you think of Dracula first when you hear the word Transylvania? So it’s no...

Open Air Museum Astra Sibiu

The open-air museum Astra (“Muzeul Civilizatiei Populare Traditionale ASTRA”) is located just outside the city of Sibiu and is one of the city’s must-see attractions. On more than 90 hectares, exhibits on Romanian rural life and farming technology...

Mausoleul de la Mateias

Mausoleul de la Mateias is a monument to soldiers of the National War of 1916-1918 . It was built in the years between 1928 and 1935. The mausoleum is the final resting place of hundreds of soldiers whose bones lie here. It is located on the DN73 road between...