Travel Blogs from Brasov, Romania

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Trees of Green, Transylvania, Romania travel blog

Trees of Green

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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... than Zagreb. Mostar puts Sarejevo to shame, although it's the latter that has been rebuilt after the war. And here in Romania, Brasov and Sinia are fantastic compared to the rather seen-one-eastern-european-city-seen-them-all Bucharest. So if you ...

Brasov train station, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Brasov train station

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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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

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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 ...

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

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... next few weeks we decided pare down a bit of our ambition to see all there is to see in Bulgaria and Romania, and instead stay for five nights in Brasov. Being in a place long enough to become familiar with it, go back to good restaurants a few times, and ...

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

Transylvania: Plenty of vamps but no vampires.

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... up a 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 ...

When in Romania, Brasov, Romania travel blog

When in Romania

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... 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 ...

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

The Land Of No Tractors..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... 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 couple of towns around ...

deep in the heartland..., Brasov, Romania travel blog

deep in the heartland...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... .  No matter what the reality or the evolution of the problem, its clear that the gypsy community is a serious concern in Romania.    Right now I'm sitting in the most expensive hotel in Brasov (because it has wifi), which is perhaps the ...

OUT ALL NIGHT, Brasov, Romania travel blog

OUT ALL NIGHT

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... night in a city.  Two times in one week!  Could my weary brain handle it?  This time, it was in Brasov, Romania - a colorful Transylvanian city with a big black church and caramel pedestrian streets. "I'll never go to Romania." - ...

So far Slovakia is batting zero, Brasov, Romania travel blog

So far Slovakia is batting zero

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... with the nicest people, from what Elenka and I have seen in our travels, are Argentina, Burma and the Philippines. In our minds, Romania has joined this group.     Back to dangerous Romania: We were forewarned of vicious dog packs that roam the ...

Brasov romania - another transylvanian town ..., Brasov, Romania travel blog

Brasov romania - another transylvanian town ...

A travel blog entry by catmoj

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Brasov, Romania - another Transylvanian town hiddne in the hills, famed for vampires and social protest. It is claimed that in 1987 the first public oppostiion to Ceaucescu's regime occurred in Brasov. Thousands of disgruntled workers took to the ...

Brasov, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Brasov

A travel blog entry by tavini

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... its counterpart Sibiu about 150km away. Still, strolling along its pedestrian streets was a delight. Like other towns in Transylvania, Brasov used to be a German town, which shows in its current style. We got to visit a fairly interesting Reformed church ...

$%&#*ing scary heights!, Brasov, Romania travel blog

$%&#*ing scary heights!

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... back and forth... Before, had a bit of a wander about town with our local guide who shared his not so positive opinion about Romania joining the EU...his grandma can't make her cheese the ways she has anymore due to new more restrictive EU rules, small ...

ONE MORE LIST FOR THE HUNGRY, North of Brasov, Romania travel blog

ONE MORE LIST FOR THE HUNGRY

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... , & Cabbage, Czech Republic Or 7. So sue me. I'd also like to add FUNNY PEOPLE to the list, TOP 5 BEST THINGS ABOUT ROMANIA! because I've met some very funny Romanians. Okay, I know I've made you hungry, so go grab a snack, and I'll ...

My First time on the Piste, Poina Brasov, Romania travel blog

My First time on the Piste

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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In 1998 we paid 280 for a week's skiing in Poina Brasov complete with ski hire, lift pass and tuition! The transfer from the airport was long and arduous but the hotel was a pleasant surprise. Our room had MTV and some kind of animal skin blanket which ...

A LITTLE ABOUT MY TRIP TO ROMANIA, Brasov, Romania travel blog

A LITTLE ABOUT MY TRIP TO ROMANIA

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... in trouble and lost power when his cousin betrayed him, making up the story that Vlad drank blood. I'd come to Romania, to Transylvania more specifically, in search of old villages with stone central squares surrounded by buildings faced like long ...

TRAVELING LIGHT, North of Brasov, Romania travel blog

TRAVELING LIGHT

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... Ukraine. The countries of the former U.S.S.R., to me, represent their own part of this world. Therefore, when I would leave Romania later that evening, I would be leaving Europe. And you can't leave a continent without a few good lists. 5 ...

Dracula...bwaa--hahaha...., Brasov, Romania travel blog

Dracula...bwaa--hahaha....

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... Aussies who where also just getting up - though they had been out until about 5am the night before enjoying some legendary Brasov nightlife. After exploring some of the city, we got together later along with an American from New Jersey for dinner at ...

Dracula's  Castle, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Dracula's Castle

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... .  It is famous for it's mountains, castles, beautifully preserved medieval towns and wines. I stayed in a quaint town called Brasov.  My train ride up was a breeze expect for the crazy man that sat in the same carriage as me. ...

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

BL #34: Debunk the Dracula Myth

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... 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 ...

Carpathian Mountains, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Carpathian Mountains

A travel blog entry by mviglianco

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I don't really feel like writing much. Feel free to ask any questions about Brasov. Oh yeah, I took the train to Sinaia which is a ski town up in the mountains. There must have been a soccer game in Bucharest because the train was full of hooligans on the ...

Probably the best city in the world, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Probably the best city in the world

A travel blog entry by sarakmills

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... , which really should be spread around the world.  We had some good local wine and learned a lot from them about Brasov and Romania. The next day, my roommate Sharyn and I commenced a Cafe Tour of Brasov.  We started our morning with breakfast ...

Make a Date with Dracula, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Make a Date with Dracula

A travel blog entry by teresatraveler

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... ;s post on the pass between Transylvania and Wallachia.   In 1920 it became a royal residence for the Kingdom of Romania and the principle home of Queen Kestine Marie. It was later inherited by her daughter Princess Ileana before being seized by ...

Euro city bingo, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Euro city bingo

A travel blog entry by jane.hebiton

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I feel like I'm in a caricature of a European country.  Everywhere I turn looks like a movie set - which is a little different to the other former communist cities I have visited".  Probably because they weren't also formerly part of the ...

To Brasov to see dracula and climb some mountains, Brasov, Romania travel blog

To Brasov to see dracula and climb some mountains

A travel blog entry by clare_pinki

Dracia express goes from Bucharest -> Brasov -> Budapest -> Vienna (not that we'll be taking it to ...

Bearly there, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Bearly there

A travel blog entry by jane.hebiton

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... and his buddies could hunt them.  Which sounds a little militant but it actually meant that the European brown bear population in Romania had some space to flourish as Ceauşescu and his mates tended to be a tad busy running Romania and had ...

ahhhh working again, Brasov, Romania travel blog

ahhhh working again

A travel blog entry by dicooper10

... and dancing. this is really bizarre. Now that im not just looking at the ground and being miserable, ive noticed that brasov is actually a beatiful city. its very bright and has that typical old eastern european look. it has abig mountain as the ...

Bras off in Brasov, Brasov, Romania travel blog

Bras off in Brasov

A travel blog entry by ivanandvlad

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... perfect for taking a little bit of wine before dinner. It was another Hotel Casa Wagner, so this must have been like a chain Hotel in Romania. We then caught up with two of the tour mates from the Russian leg, Paddy and Val. We had dinner then went to the ...

Transylvania... Less Spooky in Person..., Brasov, Transylvania, Romania travel blog

Transylvania... Less Spooky in Person...

A travel blog entry by patandjill

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... blogs, trip reports, and the corrupt taxi drivers in Bucharest, we opted on going straight from the Bucharest Airport to Brasov, Romania, a fairly large town where most people stay to visit the local sites, including Dracula's castle. My vision of ...

Brasov, Romania, Braşov, Romania travel blog

Brasov, Romania

A travel blog entry by lukeandbelinda

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... two beers at once, which I somehow managed. Germany has had a big influence here so most of the beers are spectacular. Romania also has a strong shopping culture, as did Bulgaria. I think many people from around Europe travel here to shop and pick up a ...

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