Entries by CorinaMarcuti

The Romanian “ruga” between tradition and modernity

Romania is rich in folklore and traditions. However, most of those who travel to Romania’s big cities aren’t aware of the folktales and traditions embedded in the country’s culture. That’s probably because most traditions have been born in the countryside and are not that strong in urban Romania.   Reviving Romanian traditions But in recent […]

Nature meets Jazz at Gărâna Jazz Festival

If you love jazz and nature and are also visiting Romania in mid-July, you can’t possibly miss Garana Jazz festival! It’s one of the biggest open-air jazz festivals in Central and Eastern Europe and it’s happening just two hours away from Timisoara! That’s why it is one of the most popular music festivals in our […]

Restaurants in Timisoara – a local’s guide

Visiting new places is always a good idea, but finding good food in a new city can make any visit better! We know how important it is to find nice restaurants when visiting a new city. If you are wondering about the best restaurants in Timisoara, we have good news: there are many restaurants to […]

Ceau, Cinema! Timisoara’s “Pocket” Film Festival

Timisoara has a bit of everything for all art lovers. If you would like to enjoy a good European film while in Timisoara, we have a recommendation for you: Ceau, Cinema! A young festival in a city with very few cinemas, Ceau, Cinema! is organized by two local associations: Marele Ecran and Pelicula Culturală. It […]

Reflektor Venue: cool drinks and good concerts

Music lovers, this article is for you! While tourist attractions are nice and our city has a lot to offer, we know you sometimes just want to plan a night out! While nightlife in Timisoara is abundant (more on that in a future article), we dedicate this article to those who love live music and […]

Ambasada: the get-together place for creative people

Ambasada is not a place that can easily be described in words. But instead, it can be described in people, events, and initiatives. It is that cozy go-to place that seems to fit everyone and every occasion: freelancers, remote workers, creatives, students and parents alike. It is a bistro, a cafe, a meeting place, an […]

Weekend getaways: hiking to Lake Bucura

As you may already know, Romania is rich in beautiful natural landscapes. If you are visiting the country, don’t miss out on the chance of exploring some of the more “off the beaten path” locations too. These are usually the most spectacular! Luckily, Timisoara is not that far away from the mountains that host some […]

Jazzy in Timisoara: JazzTM 2018

We’ve written about our favorite music festivals in the area before, but since we have a lot of information to share, we will be dedicating special articles to some of the events we love: like JazzTM. Our favorite local jazz festival will take place on the first weekend of July, so don’t make any plans!   About […]

Where to find the best wine in Timisoara

If you’re a wine lover you should probably that Romania produces quite a lot of wines. And that means that you can find good wineries all across the country! As for Timisoara, you can find many kinds of local wine at either supermarkets, liquor stores or dedicated wine places. If you are a wine connoisseur who would […]

Public Transport in Timisoara

We’ve written before about how to get around in Timisoara, but we know that you budget travelers out there are also wondering what is the cheapest way to get around in Timisoara. While walking is always an option (Timisoara is a big city, but its center is not that big), the next best choice is […]