Hostel Fortress

Str. Cetatii 34, Arad, Transylvania, 290000, Romania | Hostel
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Location

This hostel, located on Str. Cetatii 34, Arad, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Arad

The City of Parks

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn on Sep 18, 2014

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It took a few extra days, an out of the way trip back to Belgrade, and definitely more money than it would have had floods not stopped us from getting to Romania from Marko's aunt and uncle's B & B, but we finally made it. Our first stop is one of the bigger cities in Romania, Timisoara. Last night we walked around Victory Square, the main pedestrian area of the city. Like we've become accustomed to in Europe, there were lots of cafés with ...

BL #28: Visit a Romanian Construction Site

A travel blog entry by pwong on Jul 30, 2014

15 photos

Timisoara is known for being one of Romania's most beautiful larger cities, full of pedestrian zones and green spaces. It isn't always high on the list of destinations for tourists to Romania, but became a stop out of convenience for us - reasonable trains and buses to Romanian from Belgrade can be a bit tricky, and since GEA Tours also offered a Belgrade-Timisoara shuttle, it made perfect sense for us to stop a night here.

Luckily for ...

Storks and art-deco camping

A travel blog entry by dave.coleman on Jul 18, 2014

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... full document check. Vans are asked to open up the back doors for a good nose around.
But we get a smile and a mock salute. "Good bikes" says the armed uniformed guard. We smile and thumbs-up in return and are on our way. On the Romanian side there is a gas station. Petrol is cheaper still. We fill and change some money. The rate is appalling but at least we now have a few Lei. There is a squadron of storks nesting atop ...

F*ck, more rain...

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad on Jul 03, 2014

... you.

Highlight of the day for me was at the Hungary/Romania border, got asked for the bike docs by a Romanian border guard, I gave him an A4 receipt from the hotel in Brno (Written in English) he had a good look and than passed it back with a cheery "Thanks"
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Timisoara in the rain

A travel blog entry by kvstark on May 04, 2014

... meant I didn’t need to worry about getting in to Budapest in time to find an evening mass. And it was sort of good that I wasn’t particularly trying for any bus because it turns out, the train station is kind of far away. It would have definitely been better to take the tram. Except that I didn’t have a schedule or a route map and they were only running about every half hour, and you are supposed to buy tickets from kiosks outside of the trams ...