During one late weekend afternoon, my steps were guided towards a less known place near Bucharest – the Continue reading “The Barefooted Carmelites Priests Monastery in Snagov”
In Bucharest there are plenty of museums to wonder through. During May there is a Saturday evening which holds all these museums open with no charge, it’s called the Night of Museums. Well, one doesn’t have to wait for it, the most important art institutions have a day per month when the entrance is free. Yuhuuu! Continue reading “When to visit Bucharest’s museums for free”
Just the other day someone asked me what to see in the west of the country and I remembered the mini holiday that I organized in Transylvania. I left Bucharest by car with the following route: Continue reading “7 places to see in Transylvania”
Sibiu is one of my closest to heart, one of the most beautiful cities in Romania. Every time I was here, it appeared to me very clean, neat, Sibiu is nice to visit in any season.
I selected below the most enjoyable landmarks of this town from my walks through this old city. I started with the places in the center and walked my way to the periphery. Continue reading “15 places to visit in Sibiu”
In Dorobanti area, in Bucharest, the Zambaccian Museum holds the name of its creator: a great lover and collector of art, Armenian by origin – Krikor H. Zambaccian – has been involved in documenting and writing the monographs of famous painters such as …
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On the trucks road which crosses Sinaia towards Buşteni, after Penny market, an indicator points to the George Enescu Memorial House in Cumpătu neighborhood.
Continue reading “Prahova Valley – George Enescu Museum Sinaia “
Close to Bucharest, between the Bucharest-Pitesti highway and the road to Targoviste, the Potlogi Brancoveanu Palace reopened its gates for art lovers. The ensemble was reintroduced into the tourist circuit in the summer of 2016, after extensive restoration works with European funds.
The palace dates Continue reading “Potlogi Brancoveanu Palace”
The perfect getaway for an idyllic vacation: medieval and Mediterranean architecture, history, pleasant weather, great food, one word: Mallorca.
When to visit
I saw Mallorca in… Continue reading “Mallorca – the island of eternal return”
I wrote in an older post, here – about the opportunity to visit the Golden Triangle free of charge within certain time frames. The Prado Museum was first opened in 1819 by King Ferdinand VII, whose paintings can be seen in the main gallery painted by Goya. The museum houses thousands of masterpieces from 1000 years ago until the 20th century, making a visit here become a trip in itself. Sometimes time does not allow us, sometimes free entry forces us to minimize the visit. Continue reading “What to see in Prado Museum in 2 hours”