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ibis Styles Bucharest Airport to open in 1Q 2019

Orbis Hotel Group, strategic partner of AccorHotels - world-leading travel & lifestyle group – in Eastern Europe continues its dynamic expansion in Romania with the signature of a management agreement for a...

First ibis Styles Hotel was opened in Bucharest

The ibis Styles Bucharest Erbas, located on 27 Căpitan Alexandru Șerbănescu St., at the very heart of the Romanian capital’s business district, has opened its doors on July 23rd. The hotel has 80 design rooms, ...

Transylvanian diaries — part 2

By Stephen McGrath The early evening sun is casting an auburn glow over the village and industrious swallows swoop in and out of our front cellar to build their nest on the side of a wooden beam. I’m sitting...

A Hike for all Seasons (and Days)

By Simon Parker What is it? Possibly the easiest way to get into the Ciucas mountains, this navigationally simple(ish) route follows the broad and almost treeless Bratocea ridge which offers spectacular v...

Of Cars and Maps

So, here is part two of a guide to some of the lesser known, more overlooked and I would say underrated museums of Bucharest. The larger museums here in Bucharest are ok but I am suggesting that it is the petit...

Have A Good Night in Bucegi!

The Bucegi Mountains, almost free of snow this summer, keep on tempting hikers with their green heights, where the air is fresh and everything tastes better - from simple fruit tea to sausages with sauerkraut (...

Life on the Open Sea

By Liviu Bugu It all started with a childhood dream. I was 13-14 years old and I would skip school and go down to Constanța’s Tomis Harbor. I really enjoyed seeing the boats and the yachts there. They made m...

Romania, ready for EuroVelo ?

by Oana Vasiliu For a while now, there is a new talk of the town: one of the greatest European bike routes is going to cross southern Romania - EuroVelo 6, the Atlantic–Black Sea route. The officials of Euro...

If You Go Down to the Woods Today

By Paul White On a cool June evening whilst walking through meadows close to a forest in Romania I had a brief but wonderful encounter with a bear family. The mother was foraging for food with her two cubs, ...