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Accommodation

Romania hotels – Search and compare all Romania hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once.

Travel Guides

romania.travel – The official tourism site of Romania.

Romania Tourism – Romanian National Tourist Office.

Travel Guide Romania – featuring city and region guides, events, and culture.

Blogs

Simple Life Romania – A family who travelled to Romania and ended up buying a house. This blog covers their home renovation plus travels around Romania.

All Things Romania – American who once came to Romania to visit, and now speaking Romanian every day.

romaniatravelblog – Travel guide for Romania by Diana Neculaescu.

Tours

Romania Tours – Tours and things to do hand-picked by Viator.

Guide Books

Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria (Travel Guide)

Books


In Europe's Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and BeyondIn Europe’s Shadow: Two Cold Wars and a Thirty-Year Journey Through Romania and Beyond by Robert D. Kaplan.

Robert Kaplan first visited Romania in the 1970s, when the country was a bleak Communist backwater. In Europe’s Shadow is a vivid blend of memoir, travelogue, journalism, and history, a masterly work thirty years in the making—the story of a journalist coming of age, and a country struggling to do the same.


A Concise History of Romania (Cambridge Concise Histories)A Concise History of Romania (Cambridge Concise Histories) by Keith Hitchins.

Spanning a period of 2000 years from the Roman conquest of Dacia to the present day, A Concise History of Romania traces the development of a nation situated on the border between East and West. It explores Romania’s struggle to find its place amidst two diverse societies: one governed by Eastern orthodox tradition, spirituality and agriculture and the other by Western rationalism, experimentation and capitalism.


Romania Explained To My Friends Abroad: Take Away RomaniaRomania Explained To My Friends Abroad: Take Away Romania by Catalin Gruia.

Catalin Gruia is a journalist working for the Romanian edition of National Geographic. This book answers the many questions he’s been asked about Romania, such as do Romanians consider Ceausescu a good or a bad dictator? and why do most Romanian surnames end in escu?


Never Mind the Balkans, Here's RomaniaNever Mind the Balkans, Here’s Romania by Mike Ormsby.

Mike Ormsby gets up close and personal with Romania, blending dry wit with journalistic objectivity to craft true-life stories about the people who live there: from friendly hikers and shepherds in Transylvania to exasperated taxi drivers and bossy bureaucrats in Bucharest.


Along the Enchanted Way: A Story of Love and Life in Romania.Along the Enchanted Way: A Story of Love and Life in Romania by William Blacker.

Change is now coming to rural Romania, and William Blacker’s adventures will soon be part of its history. From his early carefree days tramping the hills of Transylvania to the book’s poignant ending, ‘Along the Enchanted Way’ transports us back to a magical world most of us thought had vanished long ago.

Photos

Romania Photo Gallery – Photo gallery of Romania.


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