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Romanians’ favorite travel destinations on Easter this year

Big European cities remain the Romanians’ favorite travel destinations, at least for their upcoming Easter holiday. Rome and Barcelona are topping their preferences, reads statistics by momondo.ro, but Romanians will also head to Istanbul, London, Amsterdam, Vienna or Lisbon. While ...

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Romanian librarian Avram Iancu sets new record by swimming the Black Sea to celebrate Romania’s centennial

After 60 days of continuous effort, Romanian Avram Iancu has managed to break a new record on October 31, 2018 by swimming the Black Sea, no less than 680km from Sulina to Istanbul without protection neoprene bathing suit. The record-setting ...

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Romanian record-setting librarian wants to swim over 600km to Istanbul

Avram Iancu, the librarian from Petrosani who swam the Danube River without neoprene suit, being the first man to ever cross the river from the place where it originates to the place where the river empties into the Black Sea, ...

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Orient Express locomotive broken down, big delay while crossing Romania

The famous Orient Express has encountered some issues while crossing Romania from Paris to Istanbul, the locomotive has broken down and the train had a big delay due to the country’s poor railway infrastructure. The speed restrictions, the engine breakdown ...

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Emergency landing of Turkish Airlines aircraft on Otopeni Airport, passenger with cardiac problems dies

An aircraft belonging to Turkish Airlines, on route from Hanover to Istanbul, made an emergency landing Monday night, on Otopeni Airport near Bucharest, due to a medical emergency of a passenger facing cardiac problems. The passenger died shortly after the ...

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Tarom cuts prices for several top destinations

National flag carrier Tarom has launched new discounted prices for several domestic and external flights. The air-travel tickets can be purchased during October 9-13 for flights operated during November 8, 2017-March 31,2018, except for the period of winter holidays, December ...

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Which Romanian city outranks Amsterdam or Istanbul on restaurants?

One city in Romania has more restaurants to 100,000 inhabitants than Amsterdam or Istanbul. Due to its fast growing tourist potential in the past ten years, Sibiu, central Romania, boasts more restaurants to 100,000 inhabitants than other renowned cities such ...

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