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Backpackers' passports

Touristic comparison between Britain and European Countries Backpacking, which historically was used to denote a form of budget, independent international travel, is now a lifestyle that has grown considerably. Low-cost airlines, budget accommodation, use of public transport as a means of travel, preference of youth hostels to traditional hotels, an interest in meeting the locals as well as seeing the sights differentiates backpacking from other forms of tourism. Students are creating a virtual tour of their towns, a travel guide book with useful tips and and itinerary for a 3-day trip to a foreign country. A group of British and European students decided to collaborate within the topic of Tourism and travelling, understand each other and contribute to the teaching of Social Studies /Great Britain/ English / European through an exciting and innovative project for youth, for backpackers'.


Romanian Spa Towns

Posted by: Viorica Siser

         It was the Romans who discovered the unique healing power of the mineral and thermal waters. The Romanian natural spas provide relief for many medical disorders and illnesses; the range is wide;worth mentioning are rheumatism, endocrine, liver, kidney, stomach, heart, respiratory and nervous diseases as well as nutrition, metabolism and gynecological disorders.     

         Almost one third  of Europe's mineral and thermal springs are to be found in Romania. There are about 70 natural spas in Romania.