20 Free things you can do in Arad, Romania

There are quite a lot of free things to do in Arad, making this lovely city in Western Romania an affordable place to visit. 1. Take a walking tour of the city. Map in hand, get “lost” checking out the sights. 2. Go for a walk on Mures Embankment (or the bank of the River…

December 2016 in Photos

December 2016 has been our most travel-filled month since we’ve been together. Here is the round up, from left to right, top to bottom: – gelato in Puglia, Italy on Christmas Day – octopus salad in Italy – breakfast at our rental in Italy – me at Oradea Fortress, Romania – us on New Year’s…

Traditional Christmas Food in Romania

With Christmas approaching (a bit too) fast, I decided to write a bit about the Christmas food in Romania that we eat here for this occasion. Here being Arad, Romania, an area in which the cuisine has a lot of similarities with the Hungarian one and is quite different than the cuisine in the southern…

Reasons to Visit Romania During Winter

With the winter at our doorsteps – sorry, fall, but you are not impressing me with your temperatures lately – we got to thinking about the reasons to visit Romania during the cold season. While neither of us at LooknWalk are fans of cold weather or snow, in general, we must admit that this Central…

11 Best Things to do in Romania

Just like any kid in the world, the first country I ever visited was the one where I was born, so in my case…Romania. While I had the chance to visit the capital – Bucharest – plenty of times, I would not be talking about it today. Instead, I want to talk about the best…

1 Week in Europe Itinerary: Visiting Transylvania, Romania

Transylvania, Romania conjures imagines of bloody vampires – thanks, Bram Stoker! -, fortified churches, rolling hills and a hearty cuisine. It is the largest region of Romania and possibility the best well known among travelers. Rich in myths and mysteries, Transylvania is home to the country’s best preserved medieval castles, the only medieval city still…

9 Best Places to Take Selfies in Cluj-Napoca

Selfie: a self-portrait photo taken with a digital camera or camera home held in hand (or with the help of a selfie stick) and which is typically shared on social media networks. Along the years , we have taken quite a lot of selfies when we travel. We have even shared some of them on…