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Bucharest the ‘Little Paris’ | Discovering Romania

The city of Bucharest has been referred to as 'Little Paris' since the 1900s, which was a period when the French lifestyle and architecture were very influential to the city. I have been to both Bucharest and Paris, and I did see the similarities with many buildings and monuments. That was as far as I… Continue reading Bucharest the ‘Little Paris’ | Discovering Romania

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In Beautiful Brasov! | Discovering Romania

"Oh! You also went to Brasov!" My friend who grew up in Romania was excited that I had visited Brasov, and loved the photos that I shared with her. She told me stories of how her family used to take trips to Brasov when she was a child before coming to America. After visiting, I… Continue reading In Beautiful Brasov! | Discovering Romania

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Transylvania’s Bran Castle – Truth and Myth | Exploring Romania

Yes, I have visited Bran Castle in Transylvania, and I will talk about it in this post. I also want to discuss the legend of Dracula, Romanians, and why they dislike the Count. This way it will be more of an intellectual discussion, rather than "Hey, I've been to Dracula's castle in Transylvania!" First let… Continue reading Transylvania’s Bran Castle – Truth and Myth | Exploring Romania