Romanian flavours, a must try! Romanian cuisine is very similar to other Balkan countries like Serbia, Hungary or Bulgaria. Cabbage rolls, the sour soups, cabbage rolls or various kind of sausages can be found in the Balcans but they taste different depending the geographic location. The difference is in how these foods are cooked, the spices used, which gives unique flavors . Some food are found only in certain regions of Romania such as ’ ciorba de potroace’, sour cabbage soup or ’bulzul cu branza…
Bucharest is a city of books. There are many libraries and kiosks from where you can buy books but for the latest releases, special albums, technical books, E-books, English books or music you have to go the the best libraries in town. Here are my top five spots. Carturesti Verona, a place with a fairytale atmosphere. It is more than a library, it became an institution for cultural events, a great place where to find original gift ideas, shelves full of books, good music, flavored…
At first glance, you wouldn’t think of Bucharest as an artistic city but actually, this is one of the things we have to be proud. The art scene is growing year after year. There are classical art galleries, unconventional ones, contemporary…you name it! Here are my favorite art spots in town.
Bucharest or Little Paris is dotted with palaces. Lots of them are very well conserved because they host important institutions. There are some spectacular palaces in Bucharest that are less widely publicized, well preserved buildings, but hidden from view.
Bucharest is a city of contrast when it comes to architecture. You can find palaces build over 200 years ago, buildings that are now historical architectural jewelry, small houses or communist buildings. You have to walk with your eyes wide open to feel the spirit of this old city.
Romania is an Orthodox Christian country. Many Romanian’s place a high value on religion. The Romanians were open to accept the other religions of people living in Bucharest, therefore, the Italian Church or the England Church were build, to name a few.
Bucharest can be a city of music, urban art and culture. From spring until autumn, there are plenty events to choose from. If you want to catch a festival, here are a few suggestions so you can plan you trip to Bucharest.
As any other European city with a long history, Bucharest has many museums. You can be busy for a week, but if you just want to have the big picture here’s a list of museums that are worth visiting.