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A must stop city – Mediaș

During a road trip in Romania we stumbled upon the city of Mediaș, a cute medieval, and above all non-touristic, place, where I ended up really enjoying myself. I think it’ll be a must stopper in a few years,…

Why you must visit Lake ‘Sfanta Ana’ in autumn

Will I see autumn colors? I asked my guide, when we started planning a road trip into the depths of rural Transylvania. It was when I heard that definite ‘you betcha!’ I couldn’t care less anymore about where we…

Driving the Transfăgărășan Road, Romania

The Transfăgărășan highway, or DN7C, was named ‘the best road in the world’ by BBC’s Top Gear. This scenic drive stretches all the way from Wallachia to mysterious Transylvania. It takes a bit of bravery to drive it, but…

21 tips for visiting Brasov & beyond

Brasov is the beating heart of Transylvania. With its old town wrapped in fortress walls, climbing all the way up humble mount Tampa, Brasov reminds you every day that nature is close. While years ago bears payed the city…

What you should know before you travel to Romania

In this article you’ll find everything you should know before you travel to Romania. Want more information on what to visit in Romania? Check out my Romania section! Romania used the be the country everyone avoided. If you’d dare to…

Tips on train travel in Romania

Train travel in Romania is the way to go when you want your trip to go through Romania’s best cities and towns! Understanding the train system is quite easy and many routes are pleasant for the eyes.  You can…

Review – Vila Reyna, Constanta

When I came to Constanta I had some trouble finding everything, so I booked the closest hotel available at that moment. That hotel happened to be Vila Reyna, a four star hotel located at a small beach, a bit…

How I got saved in Constanța

Traveling alone can be a bit overwhelming sometimes. Finding out how a city works and especially finding your way in a new place can be challenging for some. Last week I went to Constanta (Romania) and I discovered what…

Visiting Ceausescu’s ‘little’ palace

Last week I visited one of the biggest landmarks of Bucharest, the Palace of Parliament (or ‘Palatul Parlamentului’ in Romanian), the biggest building in Europe and 2nd biggest in the world! Today I will tell you all about it.…

How to: travel by taxi in Bucharest

It’s a well known fact that tourists are getting scammed all over the world, not at the very least by taxi drivers. Finding a good, reliable taxi is hard sometimes (not only in Bucharest, believe me), but it can…