TripAdvisor Reviews Pensiunea Max Cluj-Napoca
Travel Blogs from Cluj-Napoca
... machinery and the Romanian version of the haystack is the hayman – it is made
by hand not machine.
*Our destination for tonight is Dej and it is sadly not the rural idyll we hoped. It is a busy little place without too many facilities. We eat yet another pizza supper in a small restaurant in the old town centre.
* More World Cup football on TV - Germany v Brazil.
It is early evening in Bucharest and I can already feel the difference between here and Cluj.
Bucharest is a bigger city, but I prefer the feel of Cluj. A big turn off was the mass amounts of people that approach asking to buy their products/services or just give them money.
It took a while, but we managed to find our place of stay. Luckily it is close to the train station. Tripaedvisor says there is ...
We haven't passed any "changer" that allows us to purchase currency with our VISA credit cards. Since I don’t want to be charged for a cash advance or a foreign ATM withdrawal, we are trying to live off credit card purchases while in Romania. Especially since we are only in 2 Romanian cities for a total of 2 full days.
Everything is quite affordable in Cluj-Napoca, and the grocery store next door accepts VISA (luckily). We were ...
Sunday 30th - up at 4:30am which was really 3:30 as daylight savings has started here. We arrived at the train station early and easily found our train and no sign of dodgy people offering help for money this time. We found our seats, much nicer than the last train, in a 6 seater cabin. A Romanian guy a year older than us was in our carriage, turns out he speaks excellent English and has hardly used it in the last year and a half. Chatting with him made the journey ...
... being difficult to integrate in a group made up of people that have more in common with each other than with you by default. It's about the fact that travelling on your own gives you the luxury of choosing the people you surround yourself with and you don't want to take that away by limiting yourself to a certain group. That's not to say it's easy finding people you connect with while travelling. I thought it was the biggest challenge of the whole trip, and ...