Phoenicia Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bucharest
... and watch a movie. Note to self next time convert money before embarking on my travels. We eventually load back up and our on our way to Bucharest. We get in after 2 am. I find a taxi that knows where my hostel is and we stop at t he ATM and then arrive at the hostel. The taxi driver tried to pull the while I don't have change thing but luckily my hostel had change so I wasn't ripped off. That was a long trip with traveling all day and ...
... we saw in Ireland. Lunch was a big disappointment. Service was very slow and aside from the soup not very good. Greasy and cold. Some of the delicacies were fried brains and greasy polenta. Tonight and tomorrow we are on our own. So stay tuned. Had a great meal at La Mama later in the day. Made up for the lousy lunch. Jerry had schnitzel and I had cabbage rolls. We shared an apple streusel. ...
Struggling to get up from the late night before, we had to check out by 10:30. Despite being a few minutes late everything was alright, and we left to spend a day exploring Bucharest (leaving our hefty rucksacks at the hostel). Bucharest in general is not the prettiest city, but we headed to the old town which still possessed a small amount of charm. We had brunch at Mama's place on the outskirts of the old town, where we ate chocolate pancakes. After brunch, we headed through and out of ...
... a leisurely breakfast, and talk to some people from Connecticut, then walked to Cismigiu park and lake north of the Parliament Building.
The park is free, lots of people, paddle boats in the lakes, fountains, lots of benches, and a lot of summer greenery. We exit the park at the east side, do a clockwise loop through streets with a mix of old and communist era buildings. This takes us back to the river and the Metro, at the edge of a giant park of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services