Romanian Folklore | Fascinating Stories and Rituals

Romanian Folklore | Fascinating Stories and Rituals

The Romanian folklore is a big happy family. Vampires, fairies, mythological creatures, and monsters co-exist in tales and stories. Even more, from spooky legends to love rituals, Romanian culture has them all. What do you need today? Maybe it is a bedtime story,...

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Romanian Rituals | Everyday Magic

Romanian Rituals | Everyday Magic

Romania is a land of magic. From wedding superstitions to magic nights, there are many Romanian rituals to be discovered. And guess what? Not everything is vampire-related. Even more, the spooky side of history is just a small part of the Romanian culture. Careful, if...

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Romanian Dragons | Magical Creatures

Romanian Dragons | Magical Creatures

Are you a mythology enthusiast? Then you must be familiar with the Romanian mythical monsters. No need to mention Transylvania vampires, right? But how about the Romanian dragons? Even though they are often confused with the zmeu or balaur, Romanian dragons have their...

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Balaur: The Romanian Dragon

Balaur: The Romanian Dragon

There are many stories about Transylvania Vampires. But how about the Romanian Dragon? Balaur in Romanian, this mythological character is usually associated with the history of European dragons. Like his siblings, the Romanian balaur is depicted as a giant reptile,...

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Dragobete Lovely Romanian Day

Dragobete Lovely Romanian Day

Love should be celebrated every day, right? And it is! Certainly, Valentine’s Day is already well-known around the globe for its love-related symbolism. However, the Romanian culture has its own love-day. On the 24th February Romanians celebrate Dragobete, the day...

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Transylvania Dracula |  Beyond Stoker

Transylvania Dracula | Beyond Stoker

The history of Transylvania Dracula goes beyond Bram Stoker's book. Hidden between myths and reality is the legend of one bloodthirsty count: Dracula. First published in 1897, Bram Stoker’s novel created the most popular European vampire: Count Dracula. However, blood...

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Transylvania Vampires | Historic Mysteries

Transylvania Vampires | Historic Mysteries

Mythical monsters, Transylvania vampires, undead villains, and werewolf legends are an important part of the Romanian folklore. Dracula is indeed the most well known Transylvanian vampire, a fictional character created by Bram Stoker. Have you met him? Transylvania...

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Romanian Castles and Their Legends

Romanian Castles and Their Legends

Welcome to the world of legendary Romanian castles! We like and would visit all of them, but that is a vacation plan for another time. Our favorites though are listed below, covering both stories and facts about the most intriguing ones. The still standing castles or...

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Basilisk Snake – A Romanian Folklore Creature

Basilisk Snake – A Romanian Folklore Creature

Here we are again telling the story of a fascinating monster that has been part of European mythologies since Ancient Greece. The name Basilisk derived from the Greek word Basiliskos, which meant little king. In Latin, it translated into Regulus that now gives the...

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Amusing Romanian Superstitions

Amusing Romanian Superstitions

Superstitions. Who hasn't them? You might not have been the first person to take a few steps back when you saw a black cat, just to ward off any bad luck. Superstitions are associated with positive beliefs in magic and fate. Science can prove them wrong at any moment....

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Romanian Folklore | Fascinating Stories and Rituals

Romanian Folklore | Fascinating Stories and Rituals

The Romanian folklore is a big happy family. Vampires, fairies, mythological creatures, and monsters co-exist in tales and stories. Even more, from spooky legends to love rituals, Romanian culture has them all. What do you need today? Maybe it is a bedtime story,...

read more
Romanian Rituals | Everyday Magic

Romanian Rituals | Everyday Magic

Romania is a land of magic. From wedding superstitions to magic nights, there are many Romanian rituals to be discovered. And guess what? Not everything is vampire-related. Even more, the spooky side of history is just a small part of the Romanian culture. Careful, if...

read more
Romanian Dragons | Magical Creatures

Romanian Dragons | Magical Creatures

Are you a mythology enthusiast? Then you must be familiar with the Romanian mythical monsters. No need to mention Transylvania vampires, right? But how about the Romanian dragons? Even though they are often confused with the zmeu or balaur, Romanian dragons have their...

read more
Balaur: The Romanian Dragon

Balaur: The Romanian Dragon

There are many stories about Transylvania Vampires. But how about the Romanian Dragon? Balaur in Romanian, this mythological character is usually associated with the history of European dragons. Like his siblings, the Romanian balaur is depicted as a giant reptile,...

read more
Dragobete Lovely Romanian Day

Dragobete Lovely Romanian Day

Love should be celebrated every day, right? And it is! Certainly, Valentine’s Day is already well-known around the globe for its love-related symbolism. However, the Romanian culture has its own love-day. On the 24th February Romanians celebrate Dragobete, the day...

read more
Transylvania Dracula |  Beyond Stoker

Transylvania Dracula | Beyond Stoker

The history of Transylvania Dracula goes beyond Bram Stoker's book. Hidden between myths and reality is the legend of one bloodthirsty count: Dracula. First published in 1897, Bram Stoker’s novel created the most popular European vampire: Count Dracula. However, blood...

read more
Transylvania Vampires | Historic Mysteries

Transylvania Vampires | Historic Mysteries

Mythical monsters, Transylvania vampires, undead villains, and werewolf legends are an important part of the Romanian folklore. Dracula is indeed the most well known Transylvanian vampire, a fictional character created by Bram Stoker. Have you met him? Transylvania...

read more
Romanian Castles and Their Legends

Romanian Castles and Their Legends

Welcome to the world of legendary Romanian castles! We like and would visit all of them, but that is a vacation plan for another time. Our favorites though are listed below, covering both stories and facts about the most intriguing ones. The still standing castles or...

read more
Basilisk Snake – A Romanian Folklore Creature

Basilisk Snake – A Romanian Folklore Creature

Here we are again telling the story of a fascinating monster that has been part of European mythologies since Ancient Greece. The name Basilisk derived from the Greek word Basiliskos, which meant little king. In Latin, it translated into Regulus that now gives the...

read more
Amusing Romanian Superstitions

Amusing Romanian Superstitions

Superstitions. Who hasn't them? You might not have been the first person to take a few steps back when you saw a black cat, just to ward off any bad luck. Superstitions are associated with positive beliefs in magic and fate. Science can prove them wrong at any moment....

read more

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