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The Princely Court, Curtea de Argeș

The Princely Church in Curtea de Arges, built in XIII century, is one of the most important medieval architecture monuments south of the Carpathian mountain range, being the oldest church founded by a voivode in Wallachia. 150 more words


Day 11: Bookarest

Today was our last day in Bucharest and our last full day in Romania, so we decided to spend the day tying up loose traveller ends in the city – the Palace of Parliament, and the Carturesti Carusel Book Shop. 570 more words

Day 10: If I Should Stay, I Would Only Be In Your Way

With heavy hearts, this morning we packed our things and spent as much time as we could in our awesome loft at Drachenhaus in fantastic Brašov before having to catch the train to our final destination in Romania, the capital city of Bucharest.   417 more words

Day 9: Once Again...Welcome to My House

Today we were up pretty early and out the door to catch a tour.  We signed up with Viator to see Bran Castle, Râšnov Fortress and Peleš Castle.   1,300 more words

Review: Netflix's Castlevania

The review may contain spoilers!

As you guys might already know, Netflix released an animated series based on the game Castlevania III and it’s absolutely kickin’ it! 747 more words


The Danubian Principalities: National Memory from the Ottoman Era

Those that lived in the dark woods and mountains to the north of the Danube had long remained on the edge of autonomy. The Romans had defeated the ancient Dacians of today’s Romania in 106 AD, but the new Roman province of Dacia only incorporated part of these lands. 668 more words


Wallachia during the reign of Vlad the Impaler

Although for centuries it was assumed that Vlad the Impaler was enthroned by Hunyadi before the great battle of Belgrade, the remaining documents from that period reveal a different scenario. 227 more words