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Mystery & History: Visiting Dracula’s Castle (Bran Castle) in Transylvania

It was a cold, wet and windy day when our bus pulled into the stop directly below Bran Castle. High up in the peaks, the mist curled around the mountaintops like tendrils and the great castle loomed up, tall and imposing above our heads. From here, it was a slippery walk up to the kiosk, …

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15+ Beautiful & Useful Romanian Words and Phrases

In every language, there are certain words and phrases that are required to get by. My top four words in any language are “hello”, “sorry”, “please” and “thank you” as I think that these words will get you further than any others. Here are 15 beautiful and useful Romanian words and phrases, as well as a …

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Cărturești Carusel: Is this the prettiest Bookshop in Romania?

Literally translated as the “Carousel of Light” in English, Cărturești Carusel (Carturesti Carusel) is situated in a restored 19th-century building in the very heart of Bucharest’s Old town. Comprising of six floors, over ten thousand books and a bistro on the top floor, you could easily get lost for hours among its many shelves… Address of Cărturești …

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