Travel Blogs from Romania

Sort by Newest Best first

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, ...

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, ...

Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania travel blog

Bucharest

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

This is a top pick!

test ...

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 ...

Sighisora, Romania, Sighisoara, Romania travel blog

Sighisora, Romania

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

This is a top pick!
1
20

... joined by a very tall man with (what else) an electric bass bag. He and I hit it off talking about basses, gigs, Romania, cruise ship entertainment, America, famous bassists, Jazz, College, etc. I let him listen to some of the music I've recorded on my ...

Transylvania: Plenty of vamps but no vampires., Brasov, Romania travel blog

Transylvania: Plenty of vamps but no vampires.

A travel blog entry by globedecker

This is a top pick!
3
3

... bit so they wouldn't drag on the ground in wide cuffs, which by the way, isn't a fashion crime in NYC!! But I guess Brasov, Romania is the fashion capital of the world. I wanted to tell them that I should be the one pointing and laughing since they both ...

When in Romania, Brasov, Romania travel blog

When in Romania

A travel blog entry by sojanet

This is a top pick!
16

... currencies like JPY and Swedish whatever.  Strangely none of them, not even the banks, offered exchange for the currency of Romania's two neighbors, Bulgaria and Turkey.  Granted I only have about $40 total to exchange, but I still want that ...

Deep in the heart of Transylvania, Sighisoara, Romania travel blog

Deep in the heart of Transylvania

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

This is a top pick!
28

... sun as it tried to work its way through a soupy fog. Each and every relative in Slovakia had told us not to go to Romania. Translation for 'thieves', 'poverty', 'danger' and 'crime' were the new Slovak words I picked up during our stay.   The first ...

Vled The Impaler Was Here (Apparently).., Bran, Romania travel blog

Vled The Impaler Was Here (Apparently)..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

This is a top pick!
5

... visited or to 'tick' off the list but if you're considering doing it yourself, only do it if you're really really interested in the legend of Dracula. Otherwise I feel you'll be very disapointed. Next pod, Sighisoara - Romania. Love, Nath and ...

The Land Of No Tractors.., Brasov, Romania travel blog

The Land Of No Tractors..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

This is a top pick!
1
5

... around too long the dirty little gypsy bastards would come out of nowhere and rob us poor that's for sure. Yes we're in Transylvania, Romania and to be more specific we're in Brasov, a pretty little hill town that we were using as a base to visit a ...

Haystacks and hitching.., Suceavita, Romania travel blog

Haystacks and hitching..

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

This is a top pick!
10

... day we headed into the Maramaures area, getting a few Romanian lessons off a girl on the bus along the way. This area of Romania is very traditional with lots of horse & carts, haystacks in the fields and wandering cows on the roads. All the locals ...

Sort by Newest Best first