Romanian traditions in the springtime: Martisor

Romanian traditions: Martisor Martisor celebration is symbol of spring time and fertility in Romania and Bulgarian tradition.  Martisor is a small jewel or decoration attached to a red and white string and it is offered during March ( “Martie” in Romanian). Today the custom is more commercial, men offering as “martisor”s to women al sort […]

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Day trip in Maramures
Sapanta- Merry Cemetery- Maramures

Day trip in Historical Maramures Day trip in Historical Maramures departure from Baia Mare/Cluj Napoca Surdesti wooden church in 1721 one of the eight churches included in UNESCO World Heritage Circuit and highest wooden church in the world 72m Wooden church Budeşti – there is a collection of icons painted on glass. There is the […]

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Saint Nicholas day in Romania

Saint Nicholas day in Romania   Saint Nicholas arrives in Romania on the 6th of December, every year, bringing   the winter holidays, the Christmas and the New Year. On the evening of the 5th of December everybody polish their boots and line them close to the entrance, expecting to be filled with presents.  Saint Nicholas […]

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