Christmas Lights in Bucharest – 2016 edition
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Christmas Lights in Bucharest – 2016 edition

This year’ festive Christmas lights in Bucharest are wonderfully captured in the time-lapse  movie with the same name, made by Mihai Doarna from mihaid.ro. As usual over 3 million led lights were  installed in the central areas, on the greatest boulevards, and were lit up, on December 1st.   For 2016-2017, Luxten Lighting Company SA improved its…

Transportation in Bucharest

Transportation in Bucharest

Find out about options for transportation in Bucharest – Public transport, tourist tours, subway and taxis, all in today’s post. (Photos courtesy of Dan Mihai Balanescu ) PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN BUCHAREST There is a big public transport network  in Bucharest that will take you wherever you want around the city. However,  if you are a  tourist you…

Bucharest facts and other useful information

Bucharest facts and other useful information

          Known for its wide, tree-lined boulevards, glorious Belle Époque buildings and a reputation for the high life (which in the 1900’s earned its nickname of “Little Paris”), Bucharest is  Romania’s largest city and capital.  Here is a list of Bucharest facts and other relevant information :Bucharest facts – History ​Bucharest was first mentioned in…

Bucharest landmarks – An aerial view
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Bucharest landmarks – An aerial view

Explore Bucharest landmarks viewed from above with the help of today’s post.  The author, has acompanied the movie with  George Enescu’s music, “Romanian Rapsody Nr. 1” (Author Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/filmare.fotog… ) Featured locations  presented in the movie (Romanian name and English translation) : 00:00 Piata Unirii – Unirii Square – one of the largest squares in central Bucharest, located in…

Bucharest 2017 Events
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Bucharest 2017 Events

From concerts to conventions, Christmas markets to film festivals, here’s an eclectic list of Bucharest events to check out in 2017!   We’ll update this post as we find out more information!April 8 – 2017 – Kings on Ice -​ ​ ​ ​ A sumptuous production, constantly enriched with choreography of increasingly spectacular, defying the laws of gravity – the show…

Hospitals in Bucharest
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Hospitals in Bucharest

112 is  the unique emergency number you can call for help in Romania.Here is a  list with the most known hospitals in Bucharest, and their addresses and phone numbers.  Most have an emergency room and will see you without prior arrangements. Miliyary Emergency Hospital | 88, Mircea Vulcanescu Street |+4 021 319 3051Floreasca Emergency Hospital…