Backpacking in Moldova: Top 12 Sights in Chisinau

“Take me to the magic of the moment on a glory night” – Scorpions Moldova’s Chisinau (previously known as Kishinev) intrigued me, surprised me and overwhelmed me over a four day period in and out of the city, across the border into Tiraspol, Transnistria and a countryside jaunt to Orheiul Vechi and Butuceni. If you’re Read more about Backpacking in Moldova: Top 12 Sights in Chisinau[…]

World Borders: How to Get from Transnistria to Moldova (Bus from Tiraspol to Chisinau)

You might have heard that I went backpacking in Tiraspol, capital city of the rather unknown country of Transnsitria. I enjoyed a cool home stay with Ilya, including a local breakfast experience. Getting to Transnistria, I got a border bus from Chisinau to Tiraspol and have already written about that journey. Going the opposite way Read more about World Borders: How to Get from Transnistria to Moldova (Bus from Tiraspol to Chisinau)[…]

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Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Chisinau, Moldova

I seriously buzz off this now, and I never used to. It used to be “get to a city, find a bar, have a beer” and chill out and on with the adventure. These days, things have changed. I want to write more about these experiences and share my bars with everyone so you can Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 5 Bars in Chisinau, Moldova[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Moldova to Transnistria (Chisinau to Tiraspol by Bus)

Well it’s been yet another crazy bit of off the wall backpacking as you do. While last year I visited a few countries which may not be “recognised by everyone”, I’m thinking of the trip to Nagorno Karabakh and my endless backpacking through Iraqi Kurdistan and Palestine. This time I was doing a Beatles. Back Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Moldova to Transnistria (Chisinau to Tiraspol by Bus)[…]

Staying at Tapok Hostel in Chisinau Moldova

Well I had that whole “wow factor” yet again on arrival in Chisinau. As much as I ever try in life, I can never ever ever put into words just how amazing travel is and how I buzz off this lifestyle. I got a night train across the border from Romania to Moldova, leaving Bucharest Read more about Staying at Tapok Hostel in Chisinau Moldova[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Romania to Moldova by Train (Bucharest to Chisinau)

My recent return to Eastern Europe saw me venture into some new countries in the former eastern bloc. I started off in Romania this time before heading across the border into Moldova and later Transnistria. Moldova is a part of the former USSR and has been its own country again since 1991. I chose to Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Romania to Moldova by Train (Bucharest to Chisinau)[…]

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