Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... a little under an hour.
I later went to a supermarket to purchase some food for the night. The Romanian supermarket was just as modern and stocked as any other Western European supermarket. It surprised me that one of the most widely available juice brands was Prigat, from Israel. I also noticed that many of the imported packaged products from the ...
... as we moved along, it seems there isn't much respect for cleanliness by many on this train, with beer cans and plastic bottles being regularly thrown from the windows as we travel! We only discovered late in the peace that there was no dining car on this train so thanks to the local store near the station, we had a very simple meal tonight with a loaf of bread and a plastic knife we made some fresh tomato sandwiches, with a piece of bread and our ...
... really stands out is how committed these students are. It is the middle of summer vacation and some of the students come in 2-3 days a week for 3-4 hours at a time to study. I have a hard time picturing American students doing the same thing. Some of the projects that we (Sinzi, Laura and I) have been working on are creating some new materials to distribute, editing videos to add to the website/Youtube, and preparing for the ...
... Brasov and Bucharest.
I stopped long enough in Bucharest to have lunch, so it counts, Andrea!
Romania and France have apparently long had some association with each other. I have read that Bucharest is sometimes called Paris East, or once was, probably before the Soviet occupation. Perhaps that accounts for its train station being called Gara de Nord!
... like Leonardo DiCaprio and that Leo takes a car to the airport, not the train. While that’s very true, I am not rich like Leo nor on a boat like Leo. This was memorable because just the night before at the mall another Israeli who knew less English said via her higher educated college that I look like Leo. Maybe I need to spend more time in this country?
The check-in area at Tel Aviv Ben Guiron International was the usual scene. Long lines ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet