Day Trips From Brasov Romania With Kids

Most travelers who actually visit Romania only see the capital, which is a shame because there is so much to see in the rest of the country. For visitors fascinated by legends and folklore, Brasov is the perfect place, since it is where one of the greatest iconic horror characters lived. There are many places and… Read More

Introducing Your Kids to Romanian Foods

  Romanian cuisine has a history almost as robust as its flavor. Certainly influenced by the Ottoman meals, Romanian food also has strong influences from other countries it borders. Most of the country’s traditional dishes feature meat as the primary foundation, with other ingredients folded in nicely to give the dish a good appeal. Families… Read More

Dining at Bucharest’s Iconic Caru’ cu Bere Restaurant

  Caru’ Cu Bere, translated as “the beer wagon”, is a German style beer house restaurant on Stavropoleos Street in the Lipscani district of Bucharest. The Restaurant Originally opened in a different location, it moved to this venue in 1899. The Gothic Revival style building is famous for its Art Nouveau dark wood panels, vaulted ceilings and stained glass… Read More

Hotel Ambient Brasov,Romania

The Ambient, a family friendly property in Romania’s mountain area city of Brasov, is the perfect hotel to serve as a home base for travelers wishing to explore the Transylvania region. This hotel is not only on a quiet street but also away from the busy center of town, unlike other properties located in the… Read More

Why the J W Marriott Bucharest is Perfect for Families

Initially constructed as a luxury complex for the capitol’s military elite, the five star J W Bucharest Marriott  Grand Hotel features 379 stunning rooms and 22 suites. The hotel, located at Calea 13 Septembrie 90 in its namesake city, is a short walk from the Romanian parliamentary building known as the People’s Palace, which was finally completed… Read More

Top Autism Travel Spots in Bucharest

Neatly tucked away in the eastern part of Europe is a worthy, slow-paced but fun, family vacation destination. In Bucharest, one can enjoy and admire the unique architecture, outdoor interactive museums, as well as embark on delightful culinary adventures of traditional Romanian cuisine.   Herăstrău Park On the northern side of the city is an… Read More

Taking the Kids to Dracula’s Castle

During our last summer’s trip to Romania, we decided to take our kids to visit what is known as  Dracula’s  Castle, located in the sleepy village of Bran a few miles outside the town of Brasov.   Despite the clever marketing associating this castle with Dracula, we did not encounter any ghouls or blood-sucking vampires during… Read More

5 Reasons to Visit Romania with Family

  In the month since returning from our summer vacation abroad, I’ve been approached by several friends requesting information about our Romanian vacation. In fact, it seems that people are finally starting to take notice of a beautiful Baltic country that has been off the holiday destination radar for years. I’m convinced that in the… Read More

The JW Marriott Bucharest Executive Lounge

Marriott Gold Members and those staying in the executive suites have complimentary access to the J W Marriott  Grand Hotel Bucharest Hotel Executive Lounge. Other hotel guests who wish to visit the facility can do so after paying a small upgrade fee. Lounge Location & Views The 8th-floor lounge has excellent views of Bucharest’s skyline… Read More

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