Găgăuzia – autonomous area

Găgăuzia is an autonomous region of Moldova, but unlike Transnistria, there are no borders and own currency here. Ethnically Găgăuzians are Turkic in origin, with their ancestors coming all the way from Altai region. Later on they migrated from Bulgaria together with ethnic Bulgarians and settled in Bessarabia (Moldova) between 1812 and 1846. Nowadays the [...]

Visiting Moldova in Winter

Despite being a season less visited, winter has it's own charm and perks. Overall the moldovan winters are somewhat unpredictable now showcasing varieties of warmer days with degrees above zero and  others lower temperates under zero, with or without snow, sometimes even heavy one. The lowest temperature that can reach is about -25 degrees Celcius, [...]

NightLife in Chișinău

Chișinău has an abundant nightlife despite the streets looking quite empty on weekends, offering it's locals and visitors a variety of clubs, bars, cafe's, karaokes and clubbing projects. Although clubbing nights start from a thursday, you can still find where to go on the other days of the week.  I have compiled a list of [...]

Art Galleries in Chișinău

Finding some art in Chișinău is not that hard, especially that most of the galleries are situated in the centre of the city. Here is a list of places to sweeten your eye with local artworks or exhibitions.   National Art Museum The one and only National Art Museum in the country which stretches it's treasures in [...]

10 Must See! wineries of Moldova

Asconi Since 1994 Asconi winery has been impressing everyone with it's quality and the currently owned 400 hectares of vineyards. Situated only 40km from Chisinau, they cultivate Chardonnay, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet - Sauvignon and Muscat Ottonel. Besides their wines, they offer the opportunity to discover how their wine is made by providing tours which start [...]

Milestii Mici Winery

    Most people know that Moldova is famous for it's wine, but not many know that it holds the record for the largest wine collection in the world! And this collection is stored at the Milestii Mici Winery Cellars which are found at the borders of Chisinau. The cellars stretch over 200km, with 55km [...]