November 2011

‘Why I love Romania’ campaign with posters

A campaign called ‘Why I love Romania’ (De ce iubesc Romania) has been launched across the world, everywhere Romanians live. Posters were put up with information about great Romanian scientists and sports people who have made a difference in the world, aiming at improving Romania’s image abroad.

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"How to be a superfly hostel (The List)" written by D

1. 24 hour reception for people who take the night train and arrive early in the morning … or late at night.

There is nothing worse than arriving to your hostel and finding you can’t even get in the front door until 9 or 10 a.m. That makes 4 a.m. arrivals miserable. And, there is nothing comfortable about sleeping on a front step of a hostel in a new city. For me, a hostel that doesn’t offer 24-hour reception is a deal-breaker. I am fine if I can’t get a bed right away, but at least let me in off the street so I can put my bag down and close my eyes in a safe environment.

Wild Carpathia documentary produced by the Travel Channel

Wild Carpathia is a stunning documentary about a little-known part of Europe. Romania has a huge virtually-untouched area of mountains almost the size of Britain. It is the heavily-forested home to some of Europe's most exciting species, including alpine Chamois, and particularly large carnivores like Brown Bears, Wolves and the elusive Lynx. Much of the area is a time-capsule with an almost-medieval life-style.

RTVE.es: Españoles en el mundo - Transilvania

Legends, castles, mountains, medieval towns. This is Transylvania, a region world famous thanks to the myth of Count Dracula. But Transylvania is much more. At the heart of Romania, located in the Carpathian Mountains, is a region of a glorious past, strong character and great beauty where time, yet, seems to stop.