The George Enescu National Museum is housed in Cantacuzino Palace, one of the most beautiful buildings on Calea Victoriei and in town. The magnificent entrance is made in the genuine Art Nouveau style, bringing together the luxury and refinement of a long gone time. Continue reading “The George Enescu Museum in Bucharest”
Milan has become a very popular destination recently, with very affordable flights and decent and relatively inexpensive accommodation. Apart from visiting the city with its classic sights, to understand the Mediterranean lifestyle, there are a few activities worth doing:
As I was saying here, one does not have to wait for the Museum night to visit them for free, there are no-cost entries all through the year.
On the first Wednesday of each month, the Museum of Art Collections has free access Continue reading “Free entry to the Museum of Art Collections”
It’s more or less 3 years since I encountered this special place with lots of good energy in Vama Veche. For many years, each summer weekend I stayed in another place, a family owned inn, where I felt like at home. In the meantime, we became friends, we told each other our worries or joys, but life forced them to retreat from the agitation of this village at the sea. Continue reading “Casa Soarelui in Vama Veche”
Whenever I ask my friend in Moscow, Alisa – how are things, she often tells me she’s at Dacha, her holiday house near the Russian capital. Asking her to tell me more, Continue reading “My holiday home @ Intrarea cu Tei”
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”