Friday’s Featured Food: Zeama in Butuceni, Moldova

Backpacking in Moldova is pure bliss. You’ll visit places like Butuceni, Orheiul Vechi and Chisinau and realise that there are no other tourists in sight and you’ll love it. When in the remote village of Butuceni, I stumbled upon the only hotel and spa complex in this tiny village, Butuceni Eco Resort. I met the Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Zeama in Butuceni, Moldova[…]

Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014

I’m pretty busy at the moment trying to go through all my unwritten posts, but it’s still nice to reflect on a top 12 travel moments of the year – something I did a similar post on in 2012 and 2013. This year I started off in Iraq on New Year’s Day and I have Read more about Top 12 Travel Highlights of 2014[…]

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Backpacking in Moldova: A Spontaneous Inspiring Day in Butuceni

Even the day I was heading there, I had never heard of Butuceni. That’s I had never heard of it. Now, having spent a day in this tiny farming village in rural Moldova, I will never forget it and I loved it. I’d already booked to stay overnight in Chisinau in the Tapok Hostel, but Read more about Backpacking in Moldova: A Spontaneous Inspiring Day in Butuceni[…]

Backpacking in Moldova: Visiting Orheiul Vechi Monastery in Remote Countryside

So if you’ve followed DSL the last 7 years or so you might be aware of some of the completely ridiculous untouristy places I’ve ended up in. I’m talking about this ten for starters: 1. Bruny Island – remote island off south east Tasmania 2. Shahr e Kord – unknown mountain village in Iran 3. Read more about Backpacking in Moldova: Visiting Orheiul Vechi Monastery in Remote Countryside[…]

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