Romania is most famous for beautiful Transylvania, but if you want to be thrown back into time, don’t leave the Maramures area in the northern part of the country behind. With its pretty scenery and authenthic villages, it is a very pleasant place to stay for a couple of days. Leaving Sibiu behind, I took… Continue reading Travel || Maramures, Romania
Sibiu (or Hermannstadt), a medieval town in Transylvania, is one of the four Siebenburgen cities in Romania. Lying at the edge of the Carpathians, you can even see the beautiful looking mountains in the background while standing on one of the medieval walls in the south of the old town. With its big squares and… Continue reading Travel || Sibiu, I think I love you.
Traveling through the Balkan is great. The area has some beautiful nature and landscapes, has a rich cultural history, great food and…cheap accomodation. If you stay in a hostel, that is. Last year I noticed that there are actually some great hostels around that are cheap, look great and have the nicest atmosphere. Here is… Continue reading Travel || Five great hostels in the Balkan area.
The capital of Romania, Bucharest, is one of extremes. The first thing that will catch your eye, are all the huge apartment buildings spread around the city that were build during the communist area. Even some city parks look more like parking lots, than an actual park. But taking a stroll to the old part… Continue reading Festival || TribalFest Bucharest 2014
Transylvania, the story continues. From Sighisoara I traveled to Brasov. A much bigger and lifelier city than Sighisoara. There are lots of things to do in Brasov and surroundings. You can explore the city itself and visit different kinds of museums, walk through the narrowest street in Europe (or so they say), enjoy the nightlife… Continue reading Travel || Birthday weekend in Brasov and Bran Castle, Romania
Transylvania. Foresty hills, colored by autumn. A red roofed city spread against the hills and four towers that are peaking above the other buildings. I am talking about Sighisoara here. The small city, named Schäßburg in German and Segesvár in Hungarian, is a beautiful pictoresque town in Transylvania, Romania. Culturally, it is quite Romanian, but… Continue reading Travel || Sighisoara, Romania
Uh oh, I realised last week that I haven’t updated my blog in a while. No good! Because there are lots of adventures to tell about. I left Albania almost a month ago and have been traveling through Montenegro, Serbia and Romania ever since. So, there a still a couple of updates coming up on… Continue reading Short Update || Balkan Tour