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Things to do in: Bucharest

Things to do in: Bucharest

Got Bucharest in your travel plans? We don’t blame you! This city is packed with oodles of beauty and charm and will have you quickly realising that there’s so much more to Romania than just those Transylvania tales of your childhood. To help you make the most of your time...
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In photos: A whirlwind trip through Bucharest

In photos: A whirlwind trip through Bucharest

There was a time when the only Romanian destination travellers wanted to visit was Transylvania. Stories of blood-thirsty vampires were the reigning draw for tourism, while much of the rest of the country remained relatively unexplored. Today, Transylvania still tends to get the bulk of the fame and glory, but...
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Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

I found myself in Romania by pure serendipity. As I was looking for people to host me in Europe for my couchsurfing trip around the world, it just so happened that quite a few offered me hospitality in Romania. Out of convenience more than desire, I decided to see what...
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