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[…]

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[…]

Backpacking in Romania: Visiting Moldovita Monastery in Bucovina

My backpacking in Romania adventures continued. After a few days in Bucharest 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 Bucovina region and made it a priority to visit the UNESCO Read more about Backpacking in Romania: Visiting Moldovita Monastery in Bucovina[…]

Staying at the Dor de Bucovina Hostel in Campulung Moldovenesc, Romania

I hadn’t even heard of Campulung Moldovenesc, or Bucovina a week before I headed to Romania, but suddenly I would never forget either place as I arrived with an eager backpack and a working laptop. OK so the laptop broke after 5 days in Romania but my backpack was still as eager for adventure as Read more about Staying at the Dor de Bucovina Hostel in Campulung Moldovenesc, Romania[…]

Backpacking in Romania: Touring the Underground Salt Mine in Cacica

So I’ve visited mines before in Bolivia and New Zealand. I’ve stood on salt flats in Iran and Bolivia , gone underground in Turkey in Kaymakli but all those memories were about to be joined by an exciting and obscure new one. While backpacking in Romania, I ended up visiting an incredible underground salt mine Read more about Backpacking in Romania: Touring the Underground Salt Mine in Cacica[…]

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