The "George Enescu" Festival 2011 has been included in an annual selection of the most prestigious tourist destinations compiled by Austrian magazine Gewinn. Although it’s not actually a ranking, Romania sits on the 16th place as a tourist destination, recommended for the 2011 “George Enescu” Festival.

Romanian historical fortress Sarmizegetusa, at risk because of works on car park

A 30 meter piece of the Romanian Sarmizegetusa historical fortress’ west wall was affected and cut into pieces because of works on a parking...

National Museum of Natural History “Grigore Antipa” in Bucharest to be re-opened in September

The National Museum of Natural History “Grigore Antipa” in Bucharest will re-open on September 17 this year,  after restoration and modernization works, Romania-Insider.com has...

Daily Mail: Queen Elisabeth II hid behind bush to avoid talk with Romanian dictator...

Great Britain's Queen Elisabeth II took drastic steps to avoid meeting Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu any more than necessary during his 1978 state visit,...

Antipa natural history museum in Bucharest gets 60,000 visitors in one month after re-opening

As many as 60,000 people visited the recently – renovated Grigore Antipa natural history museum in Bucharest in the first month after re-opening, a...

Two thirds of Romanian drivers aim for second-hand cars, German brand preferred

Around two thirds of Romanian drivers prefer to buy second-hand cars, while 12 percent want a new car and the rest are undecided, found...

Romanian hacker TinKode investigated for breaking into NASA and Pentagon servers

A 20-year old Romanian hacker from Timisoara was recently detained by the Romanian authorities for hacking into NASA and Pentagon web servers. The Romanian...

Romanian Archbishop becomes Cardinal under Pope Benedict the 16th

Romanian Greek- Catholic Archbishop Lucian Muresan was inducted Cardinal by the Pope Benedict the 16th during a special consistory ceremony this week-end at St....

King’s Cross metro station in London named after Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci in Olympic...

King's Cross metro station, one of the busiest metro stations in London will be named after famous Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, part of an...

Queen Mary’s heart in a silver box exhibited in the Romanian city of Suceava

The Northern Romanian city of Suceava is currently hosting an exhibition centered around the silver box that contains the heart of Queen Maria (Mary)...

Genome research provides new information on Romania’s medieval rulers

Fascinating new genome research has shed a little more light on the Basarab dynasty, which ruled Wallachia during the middle ages between 1330 and...

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