Tag: Romania

Best Summer Hikes In Central (Or Eastern?) Europe

Summer is our favorite hiking season! That’s the time to take the high mountain trails and conquer those goddamn peaks. So we share our favorite summer hikes in Central Europe with you in this post. We are those people who look forward to summer days not to go to the beach, but to head to…
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Best Late Spring Hikes In Central (Or Eastern?) Europe

As the weather warms up, days get longer, snow melts and late spring comes, we can hike higher and higher. And we do hike a lot, enjoy the wildflowers that start to bloom at higher elevations and the waterfalls that are roaring. The second piece of our seasonal hiking guide to Central Europe is about…
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Crocus Blooming In Transylvania’s Apuseni Mountains

Last spring we’ve seen the most beautiful wildflower bloom in our lives so far: the crocus blooming in Transylvania’s Apuseni Mountains. The unspoilt landscapes of Apuseni Mountains are special, anyway, but the violet crocus fields made them truly unforgettable. So our favorite flowers are… wildflowers! No bouquet can outshine those colorful decorations that nature creates…
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4 Short & Pretty Hikes In Transylvania

Transylvania is the land of legends. The land of mountains and pine forests, too. Long hikes, unspoilt landscapes, flocks and shepherds. But this time we’d like to show you some adorable short hikes that’ll make you fall in love and tempt for more. Even though many of the hiking trails in Romania’s Carpathians are long,…
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4 Gems Of The Székely Land, Transylvania

The Székely Land is a special part of Transylvania. Though it’s in the heart of Romania, it’s inhabited mainly by the Székelys, a Hungarian-speaking ethnic group. It has its own history, culture and traditions. And it also offers some unique natural beauties that we’d like to show you in this post. But where exactly is…
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Romania’s Best Scenic Drive? The Transfăgărășan Highway

Transfăgărășan Highway climbs to the second highest mountain pass in Romania and is probably the best scenic drive in the country. It runs through the wild and unpredictable Făgăraș Mountains and gives access to breathtaking Lake Bâlea, pretty waterfalls and high peaks. We share our experience driving the Transfăgărășan – and all the tips that…
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4 Great Hikes In Transylvania’s Apuseni Mountains

Romania is lucky to be home of several mountain ranges of the Carpathians. This fact itself makes it quite attractive in our eyes. Actually, it’s our favorite thing about Romania. We are passionate hikers, and the Carpathians offer such wild, undeveloped landscapes that are rare to find in Europe. They are not too well-known and…
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Waterfall Hunt In Transylvania, Romania

Every waterfall addict knows that late spring is the best time of the year to visit waterfalls. Fed by all the melting snow, they are roaring and thundering, and they look spectacular! At higher elevations this timeframe shifts to June and July. Like in the romantic mountains of Transylvania. So here are some easily reachable,…
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Learning To Let Go In Transylvania’s Retezat Mountains

Spending time in the high mountains means letting go. Letting go of your expectations and carefully crafted plans. Letting go of the feeling of being in control. Embracing whatever you get, whenever you get it. There’s no other way. You’re so tiny, so vulnerable in the wild. You never know whether you get sun or…
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