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Beautiful Sibiu: A Medieval Transylvanian Experience

The Romanian city of Sibiu has taken centre stage for centuries in the tumultuous history of Transylvania. Since it was settled by the Germans, the walled town was sacked by the Mongols,  an economic hub in the Hungarian Kingdom, taken as a vassal state of the Ottoman Empire,  reclaimed by the Austro-Hungarian Empire and finally..

Slightly Dizzy in Miroslava

Here in Romania there is ample opportunity afforded to one so inclined to frequent a drinking den of the undoubted quality of Queen Street’s erstwhile Connaught bar in Toronto, Canada – with its splendid, terrifying, toothless patrons and ancient, angry bar staff. That legendary hole has sadly become loft-apartments for the iPad-ocracy and a crystal-healing..