Tag: Transylvania

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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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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Monthly Recap: April 2019

So April has passed. With Csaba’s 30th birthday, with our dear friends’ wedding, there was a lot of time spent with family and friends. Though we also planned some sightseeing in the lovely town of Gyula after this wedding, all what we’ve done finally was eating a good fat (and delicious!) hamburger, because it was…
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5 Reasons To Visit Sinaia, Romania

Sinaia is a lovely little town south of Brașov and just east of the Bucegi Mountains. It’s not a place where you would spend long days sightseeing, but it’s definitely one that deserves a place on your Romanian itinerary. We spent an unforgettable day walking around in Sinaia, and it’s that kind of a nice…
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5 Stunning Castles In Romania

We went to Romania for mountains in the first place. For long, scenic, overwhelming hikes. For the wild landscapes of Făgăraș, Retezat and Bucegi Mountains. What we got from them was mostly fog and rain though. Instead we found wonderful castles to fall in love with. Actually, we’ve found one of the most beautiful castles…
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