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The New York Times: Cobblestones? Check. Castles? Check. Budget? Check. Why Romania Is Worth the Trip.


The prestigious US newspaper ‘The New York Times’ has published a travel feature, signed by Dionne Searcey, about her journey to Romania together with her family. The feature describes the voyage in vivid colours and an experience worth trying or ...

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Update: August 23 – Double major significance for Romania. President Klaus Iohannis delivers message

molotov ribbentrop

On August 23, 1939 in Moscow, the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact was signed; it was a non-aggression treaty between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, one of its consequences being the occupation of Bessarabia, Northern Bukovina and Hertza region (what is currently ...

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Update: Code Yellow for rainfall in 19 counties and Bucharest, Monday and Tuesday


The National Administration of Meteorology (ANM) has issued on Monday a new Code Yellow warning for atmospheric instability and significant quantitative rainfall, valid until Tuesday evening in 19 counties in the centre, north, south and south-east of the country, including ...

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The Spectator: A trip to Dracula’s birthplace won’t bleed you dry – an invitation to visit Sighisoara


The British publication ‘The Spectator’ has released a feature on the Romanian city of Sighisoara, inviting the readers to make the trip to the medieval town, to see the 12th century fortified citadel, the evangelical Church on the Hill. “Sighisoara ...

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Image from Romania, the second most beautiful nature photo taken by drone

transylv road photo

Social media network Dronestagr.am has announced the winners of the 4th annual International Drone Photography Contest, with a photo from Transylvania taken by a Romanian photographer ranking second on Nature category. The “Infinite road to Transylvania” photo by Catalin Stan ...

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Storms and heat expected during the weekend


The National Meteorology Administration has issued a warning for unsettled weather on Friday from 13:00 to 04:00. The weather will get catching in Maramureş, Transylvania, Crişana, Banat and Moldova, as well as in the hill and mountain areas, and locally ...

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Update: Prince Charles – awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the ‘Babeş-Bolyai’ University of Cluj

File photo

His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales, was awarded on Monday the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the ‘Babes-Bolyai’ University of Cluj Napoca. Prince Charles was welcomed at the entrance by two young people in Romanian folk costumes, who ...

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