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Oltenia Museum

Oltenia Museum is one of the richest and most beautiful museums in Romania, an important centre of scientific and cultural life. It is also the most representative cultural institution in Wallachia. 285 more words

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Cozia Monastery

Cozia Monastery, built between 1387 and 1388 on the banks of the Olt River, is the earliest example of Byzantine architecture in the region. It is one of the most beautiful edifices erected by Vlad the Impaler’s grandfather, the Wallachian ruler Mircea the Elder (Mircea cel Batran). 424 more words

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Wallachia Region

Bordered in the north by the highest Romanian mountains, the Southern Carpathians (Carpaţii Meridionali), Wallachia runs south down to the Danube Meadow. To the east, the Danube separates the province from Dobrogea, and to the west, the whirling Danube Cauldrons (Cazanele Dunării) of the same river marks, through unique landscapes, the border with Serbia. 379 more words


Celebrating Easter in Romania


Easter (Paşte), the greatest religious celebration in the Orthodox calendar, is an ideal occasion for discovering the Romanian traditions. If you want to explore the country’s rural areas this time of the year, it will be a rewarding trip, as you may have the chance to witness religious services gathering impressive processions and different regional customs, as well as to taste specific dishes. 801 more words

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This post is a little late…. but you know how it gets when you get back from vacation and just can’t quite get back into the swing of things? 2,610 more words


Architectural tour in Targoviste

Dear readers,

This is an invitation to an architectural history tour in Targoviste, renowned as the former capital of the former Principality of Wallachia and one of the seats of Vlad the Impaler, among many other fearsome medieval Wallachian rulers of the Medieval era, located north-west of Bucharest, 80km away, in the foothills of the Transylvanian Alps. 415 more words

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And I Darken by Kiersten White

This book was given to me by NetGalley as an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review.

I love historical fiction and I love reading about places and historical figures that I don’t know much about. 375 more words