Bravo Brașov!

On my intensive one day trip to Transylvania, I visited beautiful castles, such as Bran Castle, Rasnov Fortress, but one place that I wished I had more time to explore was Brașov. This city is amazing, surrounded by the Carpathian mountains. This amazing city its known for its medieval Saxon walls and bastions, the towering Gothic-style Black... Continue Reading →

Storming the Râșnov Fortress!

The ancient site of the Fortress of Râșnov is situated in Brașov county, Râșnov area in Romania. The site is very interesting, mainly because of its position on the top of a hill. From this vantage point, you have the nicest views of the mountains that surround it. This place was built with the intention of... Continue Reading →

Count Vlad Dracul, a.k.a. Dracula!

The Bran Castle is situated in the vicinity of Brasov. It is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and Wallachia. Commonly known as "Dracula's Castle"   Dracula (literally meaning 'little dragon') is a fictitious character whose name derives from the appellation given to Vlad Tepes, the... Continue Reading →

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