Biertan is by far the most important symbol of the Saxon villages and of the fortified churches in the Sibiu County, having also been listed on the list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1993.

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Chirpãr was our next stop during our weekend road trip in the beautiful Saxon villages around Sibiu. Travelling from one village to another was a true pleasure, as spring was on its way, everything was turning green, the landscape was something that filled us with so much positive energy.

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Although Bucharest is not one of my most favorite cities in the world, it does seem to get more and more popular among tourists nowadays and has become a quite interesting destination on the European map. So it does need a proper city guide for us, the modern tourists using all sorts of smart phones, tablets and whatever device fits you best.

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Here’s the third part of the Wild Carpathia documentary. This time about northern Romania, a world of medieval villages, ancient monasteries, historic traditions and mesmerizing beauty.

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For some reason Brașov and Sibiu have always been competing for who is better, which city looks nicer, which is older, which has the best kept traditions and the coolest people. Since moving in Sibiu, I lived under the impression that Sibiu is actually the coolest. And that is maybe because I never took the chance to visit Brașov as a tourist.

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Here is a short video on some of the medieval churches and palaces Transylvania has to offer. Filmed in Prejmer, Viscri, Sighișoara, Biertan, Câlnic and Carta. The Chocolates of Life also visited Calnic and Carta and planning to visit the others this summer. Enjoy!

A collection of time lapsed videos about Sibiu and its surroundings.

A very nice video showing some of the beautiful parts of Romania. Cities, mountains, rivers, the Danube Delta, just reasons to come and visit. Enjoy!