HE Prince Charles is back at Viscri

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales visited the Foundation that carries his name in the village of Viscri on Thursday, a house since 1700, where he met with small farmers and craftsmen from Romania, discussi...

4 Places in Cluj to have a Glass

By Alan Clark   In Romania it sometimes seems hard to avoid short term changes to plans. And so I decided to go to Cluj at 6 days notice to promote my cider in person recently, at a “tap takeover” ev...

Cooking freehand

Arabella McIntyre-Brown chucks out the recipes books   My neighbours here in the mountain village cook traditional Ardelean food using recipes handed down through generations of mothers. They are so d...

Hai, Let’s Go!

  Charlie Ottley is back. After the success of his stunning four part Wild Carpathia series, Charlie is presenting another TV series, “Flavours of Romania”, which airs this month for the first time. OZB s...

Saxon Fairytale Escape

By Stephen McGrath   A full moon hangs over the 12th-century citadel of Sighişoara which is white with December snow. As several tourists stroll across the town square between the restaurant bars, th...

New Year Dissolutions – What’s on Your List?

by Arabella McIntyre-Brown   Hands up everyone who gave up on New Year Resolutions (NYR) having failed for too many years to keep any for more than a few days in January… Not just me, then. Judgin...

Transilvania Train is launching the 2018 edition

Transilvania Train will go on this year as well, with organizers announced the second edition of this train ride will take place during August 22-26, 2018.  „The 2017 edition has been a pilot project, when w...

Providing Produce with Flavours to Savour

by Robyn Veraart   "Iti place aici?" This was, basically, one of the few questions that our new neighbours asked us in the first two years that we (Robyn, born in the US, and Lars, born in Holland) c...