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[…]

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[…]

The first trip to Marginimea Sibiului we had this year

I just came from the guided tour to Marginimea Sibiului, the magnificent rural area located just a few kilometers from Sibiu. Together with my guests from UK, we attended the Sunday mass at one of villeges from Marginime, admiring the simple beauty of the national costume, still proudly worn by the local people on special occasions  . Read more about The first trip to Marginimea Sibiului we had this year[…]