Tag Archives: Baile Herculane

Travelling in Romania, ‘Turisti non a caso’ – Article in the Balkan Observer

“A group of students setting out to discover Italy first and then Romania: Timisoara, Baile Herculane, Orsova, Bucarest: a journey to overcome prejudice through curiosity and learning. Our collaborator Amanda Wilson’s travel book Before my trip to Romania this summer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

In Baile Herculane, a small pension persists in the town’s changing tourist industry

Like many residents in the resort town of Baile Herculane, Romania (pop: 6,000), Stana Radoi was, at one time, employed in the town’s tourism industry. She worked as a waitress and her husband worked as a cook before the couple … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Forgotten Spa town of the Habsburgs

In this valley of Romania’s Banat region where the Cerna river winds between mountains of granite and limestone and the smell of sulfur waters wafts through long-empty ballrooms, queens and kings of a past empire once found respite from the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , ,