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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

Dracula

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

Balkans

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

Dracula

June 17

1462: The Night Attack takes place at Târgovişte. Constantinople fell to the Ottoman Empire in 1453. Mehmed II, the Sultan, thought it would be possible to add more lands to his Empire and went northwest in order to bring more lands under his command. 643 more words

History

Countryside Touring in Transylvania and Wallachia, Romania

Ok, I admit it.  When I knew we were coming to Romania for a River Cruise I wanted to come in a few days early so I could visit Transylvania.   2,111 more words

International

Romania #1258 (1958)

Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe. It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 92,043 square miles (238,391 square kilometers) and a temperate-continental climate. 3,378 more words

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Kyle B. Stiff Update: Vlad the Impaler

Hello! Kept you waiting, huh?

Sorry for the long absence. My life went through a big shakedowns in which god-level cosmic forces steamrolled through every aspect of my existence. 446 more words