Travel Blogs from Romania

Sort by Newest Best first

BL #29: Stumble Upon An Enchanted Forest, Sibiel, Romania travel blog

BL #29: Stumble Upon An Enchanted Forest

A travel blog entry by pwong

This is a top pick!
17

... his response: "No, he's just a happy Romanian that wants to share palinka with you, even though the Dutch don't want Romania in the Schengen zone!"  The Dutch family was completely taken aback, yet still managed to chuckle along with us, once the ...

BL #33: Hike the Bucegi Mountains, Bușteni, Romania travel blog

BL #33: Hike the Bucegi Mountains

A travel blog entry by pwong

This is a top pick!
1
15

... as Peles Castle was, we actually came to Sinaia for a different reason - to do a bit of hiking in the mountains of Romania, and to briefly escape the country's stifling heat.  Sinaia itself isn't that great, a very expensive tourist town, that is a ...

BL #36: Party Like a Romanian, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

BL #36: Party Like a Romanian

A travel blog entry by pwong

This is a top pick!
19

Bucharest, the last stop in Romania - it's a city full of stereotypes, mostly-bad ones, and today was a real treat, as we discovered that most of them are false.  While they may have once been true, if you believe the stories, Bucharest is overrun ...

environmentalism at its finest...., Rosia Montana, Romania travel blog

environmentalism at its finest....

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

This is a top pick!
1

  I have been making some great environmental contacts here in Romania.  This Peace Corps couchsurfing guy connected me to the Peace Institute and to the Rosia Montana Initiative and the connections from there continue to surface.   I ...

The Dirty Dozen: The Sequel, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

The Dirty Dozen: The Sequel

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

This is a top pick!
8

"Some people are on the pitch.... they think it's all over.... It is now!" Kenneth Walstenholme, 1966 We were staying in this pretty nice hostel called Villa Helga, and as is often the case it was made better by the abundance of people that we met. It ...

Bucharest!!!, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest!!!

A travel blog entry by globedecker

This is a top pick!
2

... "Big Ugly Eastern Bloc City" that I had on first impression. Of course the obligatory history plug: The former dictator of Romania, Nicolae Ceausescu was a bit of a megalomaniac. During his reign from 1965 until he was deposed in the 1989 revolution, ...

BL #31: Propose In A Beautiful, Esoteric Location, Sighisoara, Romania travel blog

BL #31: Propose In A Beautiful, Esoteric Location

A travel blog entry by pwong

This is a top pick!
2
16

... , so that meant it would have to be somewhere in Romania, the final leg of our trip together.  Based on limited knowledge of Romania, the short list came down to Peles Castle, Sighisoara, or Lake Vidraru, but it would have to be a spur of the moment ...

BL #34: Debunk the Dracula Myth, Brasov, Romania travel blog

BL #34: Debunk the Dracula Myth

A travel blog entry by pwong

This is a top pick!
19

... not the cute and cuddly Count from Sesame Street!! So of course, we also fell into the trap that nearly all other tourists in Romania fall into, and we followed all the other lemmings to Bran Castle, the most famous of Dracula sites, and this country's ...

Palaces and the House of the People, Wallachia, Romania travel blog

Palaces and the House of the People

A travel blog entry by lucinate

This is a top pick!
6

... boulevard with big, beautiful run down mansions on one side and ugly more modern looking structures on the other. I really enjoyed Romania. The countryside was stunning and the houses lovely - even in the rural areas. Some places were a let down, ...

BL #32: Learn to Appreciate a European Castle, Sinaia, Romania travel blog

BL #32: Learn to Appreciate a European Castle

A travel blog entry by pwong

This is a top pick!
13

After any significant period of European traveling, it's inevitable that you will reach a point where you can no longer tolerate visiting another church, or another castle.  It's funny how they can go from being some of the most amazing buildings ...

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

BL #35: Drive a Giant Red Jelly Bean, Lake Vidraru, Romania travel blog

BL #35: Drive a Giant Red Jelly Bean

A travel blog entry by pwong

This is a top pick!
15

... of Top Gear fame, it can be one of the highlights of any visit here.  It's the second-highest road in Romania, winding through the Southern Carpathian Mountains like a serpent's twisted body, complete with hairpin turns, S-curves, and sharp rises and ...

Trees of Green, Transylvania, Romania travel blog

Trees of Green

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

This is a top pick!
12

... lived and Stoker based Dracula. Although he had never been there.... and wrote the book in Whitby... and Dracula wasn't published in Romania until 1989.... but that's another story. Stoker, that was, not Vlad. Vlad was rubbish too, but for different, ...

Brasov train station, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Brasov train station

A travel blog entry by sojanet

This is a top pick!

lal ...

Home Stay, Vadu Izel, Romania travel blog

Home Stay

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

This is a top pick!
2

After a marathon travel day..we arrived at our homestay in the village of Vadu Izel in the Maramures region of Romania.  Had a great huge dinner (seems the norm here in Eastern Europe!) and went to ...

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

Hello, I'm now in Romania. ...

Transylvania, Sighisoara, Romania travel blog

Transylvania

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

Cluj, Cluj-Napoca, Romania travel blog

Cluj

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

Sfantu Gheorge, Sfantu Gheorge, Romania travel blog

Sfantu Gheorge

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

Suceava, Suceava, Romania travel blog

Suceava

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

Guru Humorului, Guru Humorului, Romania travel blog

Guru Humorului

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

Maramures, Baia Mare, Romania travel blog

Maramures

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

Prislop Pass, Prislop Pass, Romania travel blog

Prislop Pass

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

Oradea, Oradea, Romania travel blog

Oradea

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

Throwing our to-do list out the window, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Throwing our to-do list out the window

A travel blog entry by sojanet

This is a top pick!
10

Natasha and I decided to explore Sibiu, the 2007 European Capital of Culture.  There was a 9:45am train- easy enough.  We sadly said bye to GT and Romain.  I became particularly fond of Romain, so it was really too bad that he was leaving ...

Beyond the

Beyond the "People's Palace"

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

This is a top pick!
1
24

Having already seen the exterior of the much talked about grotesque People's Palace built by Romania's former leader, Ceausescu on an earlier trip, I was keen to explore whatever might be left of the older more historic city.  Just a bit of ...

Brasov and Bran (the castle not the flakes), Brasov, Romania travel blog

Brasov and Bran (the castle not the flakes)

A travel blog entry by globedecker

This is a top pick!
2
4

... in the next few years, don't expect the low prices to last! Transport via train is quite developed, comfortable, and easy in Romania. Bus transport in Bulgaria is the way to go as the buses are often new and trains have not kept pace. Internet ...

Hungary to get to Romania..., Cluj Napoca, Romania travel blog

Hungary to get to Romania...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

This is a top pick!
2
67

... would be....so this party is like the UN of surfers....all bright energetic friendly adventurous people...we carve pumpkins from Romania and eat some traditional dessert that I love cause its made with cream and pudding and poppyseeds and bread and ...

Oh my gosh, I dined in Dracula's house, Sighisoara, Romania travel blog

Oh my gosh, I dined in Dracula's house

A travel blog entry by sojanet

This is a top pick!
21

... and hello, Nathan's Villa!  After securing 2 beds, we take a short walk to the city center.  Sighisoara is Romania's only UNESCO World Heritage city.  It's a charming midieval town where Dracula was born.  We did an obligatory visit ...

Finishing Romania on a royal note, Sinaia, Romania travel blog

Finishing Romania on a royal note

A travel blog entry by sojanet

This is a top pick!
20

castle tour Rasnov Fortress- Bran Castle- Peles Palace I promise I will get around to posting pictures and entries.  At this point, I am very content drinking an ice cold beer and facebooking, until I have to take an overnight train to ...

Sort by Newest Best first