If you have ever watched the news you might have noticed that Romania is always presented in a negative way and perhaps you have never ever heard anything good about it. No one could blame you if you did not even think about spending your holiday there, considering the things that are said on TV or online. However, if you are a bit curious about Romania,there are many sources out there that promote it. Some are not official and are made by people that wanted to share its touristic areas, the traditions, the cities, the events, the everyday life.
Some of them can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest. The accounts that were selected for this article were accounts that are active and write in English. Accounts that do not post every day were not selected. The list bellow is clickable so you can go directly to their account to check it out, like it or share it or dislike it.
Here are the accounts you can find on Twitter
-focuses on photos of cities, touristic areas and funny tweets about Romania
Empire State Building looks good in Romanian colors 😏🇷🇴 pic.twitter.com/SFazv0mGRC
— Român Mândru (@MandruRoman) May 2, 2016
-focuses on touristic areas, traditions and positive articles
— Uncover Romania (@UncoverRomania) April 21, 2016
-focuses on photos of touristic areas
— Finding Romania (@finding_romania) May 2, 2016
-this is a Romanian travel agency that does a good job on promoting Romania and can also guide you on what to visit.
— ABC Travel Romania (@abctravelro) April 25, 2016
-the British ambassador to Romania live tweets from events, interviews Romanian expats in UK and promotes Romania in a personal and fun note.
— Paul Brummell (@PaulBrummell) May 2, 2016
-a website created to cater and help expats that live in Romania, it offers besides useful information, plenty of news about local events in the area.
Double-deckers return to the streets. All we need now is beautiful weather to admire the city. https://t.co/mXRiFymBqu
— Romania-Insider.com (@romania_insider) May 3, 2016
7. Romania tourism
Romania’s official tourism twitter account
— Romania Tourism (@RomaniaTourism) July 14, 2016
Compared to Twitter, Facebook has a very large number of accounts that promote Romania. Some of them focus only on some areas, such as Bucharest city, Maramures county, Cluj-Napoca. Some of them focus on vintage photos, traditions, promoting businesses that create Romanian style products such as clothes and coloured furniture. Some of them focus only on one product- such as the traditional Romanian blouse, which is very popular with celebrities and Romanian women.
Accounts that focus on Romania
- This facebook account was created by Yvette Larsson from Sweeden. Yvette fell in love with Romania and decided to promote it because she thought it was unfair that the media showed Romania in such a negative way. She promoted Romania on TV channels, went even to the famous TED Talks and currently is trying to rebrand Romania.
Hello Romania is a great source of stories on Romania people, small business, Romania artists, volunteers. A great collection of interviews and portraits.
Pe culmile Făgărașului. // Făgăraș mountains` peaks.
This account posts photos of different areas of Romania. It’s great if you are not sure what to visit.
The Romanian cultural institute lets you know the latest and future events within UK.
This account posts photos, news and facts about Romania. Posts are in English and Romanian.
The first memorial museum in Romania: Ion Creanga Memorial House// Prima casa memoriala din Romania: cea a lui Ion Creanga (bojdeuca din mahalaua Ticaului)
This account is very interesting, as it posts stories and photos of different tourists that visit Bucharest. It is a bit in the style of Humans of New York.
"Some friends of ours have been here before and they said that Transylvania is very beautiful. As for Bucharest, that is…
This account posts different photos of touristic places.
Colibita Lake – It is said of Colibita that it has a wild-kind of beauty, that the air here is as rich in ozone as the…
This account posts about touristic places, interviews and quite interesting articles about Romania.
Our colleague, Laura, is on holiday in Maramures and Bucovina. We're following her to see what treasures she finds along…
Street photos of Bucharest
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13. We love Romania
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