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Staying at Peaches Hostel in Bucharest, Romania

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It’s not that often I stay in two different hostels in the same city, nor is it often that I spend over a week in the same city!! But with Bucharest I did. I loved the vibe in the city …

Casa Terezia: The Best Place to Stay in Brasov, Transylvania, Romania

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My journeys backpacking through Romania continued as I hit up Brasov. Homestays in Tiraspol, Hostels in Bucharest, swanky hotels in Windsor and an old English Inn in London had been my recent beds for the night on my travels and …

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Little Bucharest: The Coolest Hostel in Old Town Bucharest, Romania

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I love hostels all over the world and I’m always looking for cool ones with a bit of character and a feel good vibe. You might remember ages ago I wrote a post on 5 things a decent hostel should …

Backpacking in Romania: Visiting Moldovita Monastery in Bucovina

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

Backpacking in Romania: Touring the Underground Salt Mine in Cacica

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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 …

Backpacking in Romania: The Trip from Bucharest to Campulung Moldovenesc by Train

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The thing that I love most about travel is the adventure of it all. The fact that everyday when you wake up, you are doing something different. I hate mundane, repetitive routines and my latest trip saw me backpacking in …

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