Entries by CorinaMarcuti

November Concerts in Timisoara @Reflektor Venue

The summer might be over, but that doesn’t mean we are planning to go into hibernation mode here in Timisoara. On the contrary. The days are getting colder, shorter and darker, but that gives us the perfect motivation to spend our evening surrounded by nice people and good music. What better way to keep warm […]

Is the Bigar waterfall in Romania worth the trip?

If you turn to Google to ask about “Bigar waterfall”, you’re going to read a lot of positive things about it, like “the most beautiful waterfall in the world” or “most amazing waterfall in the world”. And since you are already traveling in western Romania, you might just go see it, right?! Well, we’re here […]

Electroruga de Buzad: Electronic music + local traditions

We’ve written about the Romanian “ruga” and its reinterpretation in the event Electroruga de Buzad before. With this event coming up on the 1st and 2nd of September in the nearby village of Buzad, it’s time to have a look at the schedule, activities and main artists. The Herbalizer, MC Xander, JFB are only a […]

Baroque Urban – Contemporary art in Timisoara

Art lovers, this article is for you! As a multicultural city and a future European capital of culture, Timisoara has a very active art scene. One of the biggest contemporary art events in our city is  Baroque || Urban, which will host its third edition this year, between August 15th and October 15th.   About […]

Vegetarian Restaurants in Timisoara

  Where to eat in Timisoara? We have written about that before and, since Timisoara has so many pubs and restaurants, we plan to keep on writing about the places that we discover in the city. But sometimes general recommendations are not enough. If you are vegan or vegetarian, “regular” restaurants can be limiting.   […]

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 […]