Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Cantemir brought back by the French

On November 29, we had the pleasure to receive a group of French tourists, some of them from the French National Library, who were coming from a visit in Bukovina and heading to Iasi in order to participate, on the same day, at the launch of the Romanian version of the book Les Cantemir: l'aventure européenne d'une famille princière au XVIIIe siècle, written by the historian Stefan Lemny.

They enjoyed their stay during an hour, when they had the occasion to taste some special local sour cherry brandy, cozonac (homemade walnut cake), and have a grasp of traditional Moldavian atmosphere.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Igloo presents

Issue # 107 (November 2010) of the Romanian architecture and design magazine Igloo has published an article signed by Reka Tugui Rozsnyai and photographs by Serban Bonciocat under the title Casa de vacanta la Draguseni, where our guesthouse is beautifully presented as a building and as a concept.

Watch the pictures and read the article online (in Romanian) here.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Polish guests

In October we were pleased to host a Polish group from Gdansk, who chose our guesthouse in order to explore the unique attractions in Bukovina - including the Polish heritage villages - and in the nearby county of Neamt.

They were struck by the beauty of the landscape and monasteries, as well as by the traditional local food, such as pickled vegetables and the speciality "zacusca".

Sunday, May 30, 2010

A station between Bucharest and Chisinau

Tatiana and Jaime Serebrenic (Brazil) spent two nights of May at our guesthouse on their way from Bucharest towards Bessarabia. On this occasion, they were able to grasp the beauty of the Romanian countryside and to visit some important historical locations of Bukovina, such as the Voronet monastery and the folk museum in Gura Humorului.

Storage is ready

The building beside the main house got finally ready few days ago. It has 2 spacious rooms which serve to store all things we do not need to see around (nor inside!) the house. Besides, as long as there is enough free space, the first room - to which we have access through this double wooden door - is used as a garage.