Nicole Basaraba is a Canadian writer focusing on topics of travel, culture, books and what life was like as an expat in the capital city of Europe: Brussels, Belgium.
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Tag Archives: Romania
Yesterday I guest posted at Lesley Carter’s blog “Bucket List Publications: Indulge – Travel, Adventure & New Experience” about one of my favorite cities: Bucharest, Romania. Bucharest is the most lush, sweet and pleasing-to-the-eye city I’ve visited and the best part … Continue reading
Saint Nicholas (born Greek), had a reputation for gift giving, such as putting coins in the shoes of those who left them out for him, and thus became the model for Santa Clause, whose modern name comes from the Dutch … Continue reading
After visiting: Sinaia’s Peles Castle, Bran Castle, Brasov, Rasnov and Sibiu, it was time to take the highway through the Romanian Făgărăș (Fah-gah-rush) Mountains. Being from Canada and from a province that is home to part of the Rocky Mountains, … Continue reading
As I passed under the Council Tower after visiting the Upper Town of Sibiu, I walked towards the Lower Town to Piaţa Mica deeper into the city of Sibiu, my love deepened. When you walk out onto Piaţa Mica you … Continue reading
I have traveled to quite a few cities in Europe, including some of the greatest such as the City of Romance – Paris and the Queen of Cities – Prague, but there is no city that has captured my heart … Continue reading
Râşnov (pronounced Rash-nov) is like Braşov’s little brother who lives 15 km away. Not only does their name sound alike, they are from the same family (Transylvania), but they also have some similar characteristics. So they are both fans of … Continue reading
When entering the city of Brasov (pronounced Bra-shov), Romania you might for a split second think you’ve arrived in Hollywood. But lowering your eyes will instantly bring you back to the medieval Brasov with its beautifully old buildings and quaint … Continue reading