Easter weekend in Bucharest

A few ideas for things to do this Easter weekend in Bucharest, when it may at times appear that you have the city to yourself. On Saturday morning Valentin Mandache (who last week acted as tour guide for Prince Charles, no less) will be giving one of his architectural tours of the city, looking at… Continue reading Easter weekend in Bucharest

Visiting Bucharest's abandoned forts

A few weeks ago (on the now infamous What should be labelled as ‘Essential Bucharest?‘ post) a number of people suggested that a tour of the various 19th century forts which surround the Romanian capital would make a half-decent day out. Well, ask and you shall receive, it appears. Historo – also known as Valentin… Continue reading Visiting Bucharest's abandoned forts