Backpacking in Romania: Top 5 Sights in Bucharest

Backpacking in Romania: Top 5 Sights in Bucharest

Bucharest is a truly under-rated city to visit, and it took me a while to make it here. Despite visiting Romania’s neighbouring countries a few times, it wasn’t until November 2014 that I arrived in the capital city, Bucharest. It’s a huge city, great for night life, the locals are very friendly and it also Read more about Backpacking in Romania: Top 5 Sights in Bucharest[…]

A Perfect Location for Digital Nomads: Pura Vida Hub in Bucharest, Romania

Last year I spent just under three weeks in Romania, visiting quite a few locations around the country. It was my first time in Romania and I loved it and was pleasantly surprised by it, as I was with neighbouring Moldova. I’ve thought about heading to Romania or Moldova again to base myself for a Read more about A Perfect Location for Digital Nomads: Pura Vida Hub in Bucharest, Romania[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Top 8 Bars in Brasov, Romania

While backpacking in Romania I jaunted quite a bit around the country as well as my side trip to Moldova and Transnistria. I ended up spending a couple of nights in the town of Brasov, which I loved. Brasov is in Transylvania and only a few hours from Bucharest by train. I based myself in Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Top 8 Bars in Brasov, Romania[…]

Backpacking in Romania: Visiting Sucevita Monastery in Southern Bucovina

My backpacking in Romania adventures continued in the north of the country. After a few days in Bucharest at the Little Bucharest Hostel I boarded a train heading north to Suceava and onwards to the town of Campulung Moldovenesc where I stayed in the trendy Dor de Bucovina Hostel. I had read all about the Read more about Backpacking in Romania: Visiting Sucevita Monastery in Southern Bucovina[…]

Bloodsucking in Romania: Visiting Bran Castle, Transylvania (AKA Dracula’s Castle)

Romania is a fantastic bloodsucking destination for any bloodsucker. As a long term nomadic bloodsucker I headed to the bloodsucking heart of Transylvania for an adventure in vampirial culture. Inspired of course by Irish Writer Bram Stoker who rose to fame after his novels on Dracula. I had already toured the far north in Bucovina, Read more about Bloodsucking in Romania: Visiting Bran Castle, Transylvania (AKA Dracula’s Castle)[…]

Thirsty Thursdays: Dracula Blood Beer in Bran, Transylvania, Romania

A Thirsty Thursdays for you all from Bran in Transylvania, Romania. Dracula country conjures up all sorts of gory images. Vlad Tepes, best known as Dracula is the character who impaled his victims back in the day, before Irish novelist Bram Stoker began to write about this lunatic vampire in deepest Romanian countryside. Fictional or Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Dracula Blood Beer in Bran, Transylvania, Romania[…]

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World Borders: How to Get From Romania to Bulgaria (Train from Bucharest to Veliko Tarnovo)

Another of my Eastern European world borders series now as I write about my trip from Romania to Bulgaria. Having loved my time in Bucharest, I decided to head south and check out the medieval city of Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria. Having used train to cross from Romania to Moldova (and back the same way) Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Romania to Bulgaria (Train from Bucharest to Veliko Tarnovo)[…]

Backpacking in Romania: Touring Marginea Black Ceramics Factory

Seeing real life hard workers in action on my travels is something I like to do, away from the “Disneyland” experience of touring custom made attractions. Welcome to Southern Bucovina, which to no confusion or intention is in northern Romania. My train journey up was bliss, I loved my hostel the Dor de Bucovina hostel Read more about Backpacking in Romania: Touring Marginea Black Ceramics Factory[…]