April 2012

Brasov International Film Festival & Market: July 19-29, 2012

A new annual film festival showcasing nonviolent feature films is launching in Europe. The festival takes place in Brasov - Romania and it will screen a total of nine feature films in competition.

Overall, an incredible and unforgettable stay

Having worked at a few hostels and stayed at many more, this place left me truly impressed. It's been several months now since I stayed, and I feel bad this review has taken so long! I usually don't even leave reviews, but this one has long been on my mind.

I loved staying at the Kismet Dao

I loved staying at the Kismet Dao. My friend and I stayed for part of our ski trip in Romania. We originally planned to stay for 1 night only, but we were so impressed with the accommodation and the warm welcome we received that we stayed for 3!

Palm Sunday and Easter Traditions in Romania

Easter, or the Resurrection of Christ, is one of the most celebrated Christian holidays in the world. Each country has its own way of celebrating Easter, through different customs and Romania too has its own wealth of traditions waiting to be discovered. For those who decided to spend Easter in Romania, let’s take a glimpse into what Easter is for Romanians and how they celebrate it.

1 April: Fools Day

Origins Fools Day, long disputed, have been found exactly, historians believing that the custom farces is a blend of local traditional customs of each country with ancient legends and ceremonies to welcome the New Year and then the spring.