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Călata Horseback Riding, Răchițele Waterfall & Beliș Lake

Călata Horseback Riding, Răchițele Waterfall & Beliș Lake

The beauty of Cluj-Napoca is that its location is very close (2h away) to the Apuseni Mountains. Continuing the series about what you can do 1 day outside Cluj-Napoca, here is another beautiful idea. (again, you need a car for the trip)

Keep reading if you’ve always wanted to:

  • go horseback riding in nature even if you’ve never ridden a horse before
  • see one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Romania
  • take a boat in the sunset light on a lake surrounded by mountains

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Merry Christmas from Cluj-Napoca, the heart of Transylvania

Merry Christmas from Cluj-Napoca, the heart of Transylvania

A beautiful year abroad is slowly passing by and I want to express my gratitude to all my international friends that helped me feel part of their cultures and offered me tours, rides, maps, food, ice-cream, accommodation, wine, parties, dances, safety, smiles, hugs and everything that you normally have when you are home.

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26 reasons why Cluj-Napoca is more European than you think

26 reasons why Cluj-Napoca is more European than you think

Cluj-Napoca is an ancient center of the Romanian culture and civilization, being one of the largest cities in Romania with more than 400.000 inhabitants.  It is metaphorically called The Heart of Transylvania because it is the vibe of this region, where Culture, Education, and Finance meet. There are plenty of books who can present you Cluj facts in an academic manner. I am not going to do that. Today, I have challenged myself and found out that Cluj-Napoca is more European than I thought…

How would it be to have a look at my hometown from a different perspective? The perspective of a foreigner, who traveled around the world? Can I find common aspects with the world I’ve seen so far?  Let’s find out…

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