The priest is the first to get bathed

A unique tradition in Romania: the bathing of the Johns

If your name is John and you live in a small village near Sibiu, it’s very likely that you’ll get wet on January 7th. And, even if the water  it’s freezing cold, no one is upset, on the contrary, everybody is happy and cheering. Actually, is an old tradition it the village of Talmacel,  20 Read more about A unique tradition in Romania: the bathing of the Johns[…]

Old Town Sibiu

A few things to do in Sibiu you won’t find in any guide book

Planning a visit to Sibiu is easy: there are so many sources of information that sometimes the biggest hassle is to know how to filter it. Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, National Geographic, Tripadvisor. All of these guide books are doing a great job in giving you an introduction in Sibiu most valuable touristic attractions. But Read more about A few things to do in Sibiu you won’t find in any guide book[…]

The best time to see the autumn colors in Romania

In Romania,  autumn is consider to be the period between September to November. The weather in September is pleasantly warm with high temperatures ranging between 25 to 30 degrees Celsius ( 77 to 86 F) , and low temperature ranging from 0  to 15 degrees Celsius ( 32 to 59 F) during the night. September is Read more about The best time to see the autumn colors in Romania[…]

Transylvania essentials: a guided tour

I’m always wondering how many days you need to see Transylvania. The answer is as simple as it is complicated: as many as you need or as many you as have. Two days tour is possible too short, 7 days can be too long. For this reason I designed a tour that gives to the Read more about Transylvania essentials: a guided tour[…]

This is not a Castle Tour

I have to confess that almost all of my tourists are wanting to visit the Bran Castle on their way to Brasov, from Sibiu. But the last excursion to Brasov was different, as my guests had already seen the famous Transylvanian Castle, also known as Dracula Castle. So, I tried to built an itinerary  with Read more about This is not a Castle Tour[…]

Picnic on Transfagarasan

Transafagarasan road tour is an unforgettable experience: breathtaking views, pure air, endless curves and sheer drops. In some days, you can literally touch the clouds. This summer is was one of the most demanded tours by my tourists, and even I drove on this road dozens time, I’m still enjoying each time, because the road is Read more about Picnic on Transfagarasan[…]