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Rural Romania: On the Hunt for Dracula

You can hardly travel all the way to Romania and not go to the home of Dracula—or at least, the former stomping grounds of Vlad “the Impaler” Tepes, who is widely thought to... Read More

Travel Post by Camels & Chocolate on the 12-10-16


Returning to Romania 11 Years Later

Our first time visiting Romania was 11 years ago. SVV and I were living in Holland, had just met in September and, come December, decided to forgo the journey back... Read More

Travel Post by Camels & Chocolate on the 10-10-16


Watch the trailer for BACKPACKING WITH DRACULA!

I’ll just leave this here. Share on Facebook More posts like this My first book, BACKPACKING WITH DRACULA, is on Amazon! The 10 best Lonely Planet articles of all time (that I... Read More

Travel Post by Killing Batteries on the 18-08-16


My first book, BACKPACKING WITH DRACULA, is on Amazon!

It is with enormous satisfaction and pride that I announce the publication of my first solo, book-length project, Backpacking with Dracula. Honestly, so many nights and weekends have been dedicated... Read More

Travel Post by Killing Batteries on the 09-05-16


10 Rules For a Perfect Holiday in Bucharest

Romania’s capital Bucharest makes for a fantastic European break, a growing city that offers tourists a lively night life and classic European beauty. If you are planning on heading to Bucharest... Read More

Travel Post by Wandering Trader on the 07-05-16


How Piercing My Nose Changed Me

How Piercing My Nose Changed Me // It’s cloudy and rainy when we walk into the piercing shop in Brasov, Romania. One of those bone-chilling days where the right idea... Read More

Travel Post by D Travels round on the 07-12-15


Hiking in Romania’s Ceahlău National Park

When you think of hiking destinations in Europe, what places come to mind? For me it’s usually the Alps, the Dolomites, or the Pyrenees. The Eastern Carpathians? That’s a mountain range that I... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 23-09-15


VIDEO: Romania in 2 minutes #PriNeamt

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/1hwB3wGIAY0 Recently we were fortunate enough to visit one of the most scenic areas in all of Romania for a solid week. The... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 20-09-15


VIDEO: Hiking Ceahlău Massif #PriNeamt

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/uSkdngr__vI Easily the highlight of our time in Romania was having the privilege of hiking up the Carpathians (Ceahlău Massif Mountain) in Neamt... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 18-09-15


Photo of the Week: Aerial views of Brasov, Romania

Aerial views from the Cable Car in Brasov, Romania We captured this week’s travel photo while on the cable car that takes visitors to the top of Tampa Mountain in... Read More

Travel Post by Traveling Canucks on the 29-08-15


3 Days in Bucharest – First impressions on a work trip

I love what I do with my day job and while I’m usually smiling through the long hours, pressure and blink-and-its-here deadlines, there are a few surprises that make me smile even... Read More

Travel Post by Different Doors on the 10-08-15


Announcing my upcoming book: BACKPACKING WITH DRACULA

A travel book investigating Vlad “The Impaler” Dracula and the vampire monster he inspired   ~ Coming in 2016 ~   The undisputed A-lister among Transylvania’s cabaret of supernatural blood-drainers and face-eaters, Count Dracula... Read More

Travel Post by Killing Batteries on the 24-06-15


Reactions to My Romanian Visa Post (and my response)

Wandering Earl This is a post I wasn’t expecting to write. But I’m writing it because my last post – the one about having my Romanian residency visa refused – certainly... Read More

Travel Post by Wandering Earl on the 18-03-15


How I Got Kicked Out Of Romania

Wandering Earl “Peace, I’m out.” That’s exactly what I yelled…okay, maybe I just mumbled it to myself…fine, I only said it in my head…but regardless, it was said as I left Bucharest... Read More

Travel Post by Wandering Earl on the 16-03-15


Another Extremely Important Reason To Travel

Wandering Earl Yes, you can read about the world. You can even see the world, too. But what about feeling the world? That’s my reason to travel. To feel. I want to... Read More

Travel Post by Wandering Earl on the 25-11-14


Romania Road Trip – Part 2: Underground & Way Up High

Wandering Earl If you’re interested in a free trip to Colombia, LAN Airlines just let me know about a cool promotion they’re doing. It only takes a few seconds to enter... Read More

Travel Post by Wandering Earl on the 11-11-14


My Romantic, Dystopian Romanian Vacation

A few weeks after Ben and I first met at a bar in Manhattan, I told him I was leaving for Belarus. “On vacation,” I explained, and he gave me a... Read More

Travel Post by ThePlanetD on the 29-08-14


Foreign Funeral – Heartbreak in a Romanian Village

Our arms interlocked tightly at the elbow. We stared downward in the chilly, quiet living room when an improbable question broke the silence. “Did you touch her yet?” my wife, Oana,... Read More

Travel Post by Daves Travel Corner on the 28-08-14


Postcards from Romania

With gentle, old-world beauty. ... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 25-08-14


Romanian Eats

Think it's all meat and potatoes? ... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 19-08-14


Old Habits and New Roads

Driving one of the best highways in the world. ... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 14-08-14


Someone is Watching

Beware the city of eyes. ... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 11-08-14


The Sibiu Challenge

It is not often that I like something that Pete doesn’t. It is more often the other way around. He likes a diversity of food I don’t (but c’mon – spiders and... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 07-08-14


Shots From Sighisoara

Love comes with its share of problems. It’s as true in travel as it is between humans. One particular problem I’ve had before is letting my love for one place distort my... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 04-08-14


Blessings

My hair is unruly. Always has been. No matter how many different products or styles that I try, humidity has it beat, and it turns into a frizzy mess within minutes of... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 31-07-14


PHOTO: Each year, thousands of pilgrims make their way to Caraiman Monastery in Busteni, Romania

(Visited 68 times, 24 visits today)The post PHOTO: Each year, thousands of pilgrims make their way to Caraiman Monastery in Busteni, Romania appeared first on Hole In The Donut Cultural... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 02-12-13


Brasov, Romania and the Legend of Dracula – Built Upon a Sham

From the moment I decided to visit Eastern Europe I was obsessed with the idea of Transylvania. My mind conjured images of razorback mountains with rugged roads where one false move... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 01-12-13


PHOTO: Stately City Hall in Brasov, Romania is the centerpiece of Piata Sfatului (Council Square) in the city’s Old Town

(Visited 68 times, 14 visits today)The post PHOTO: Stately City Hall in Brasov, Romania is the centerpiece of Piata Sfatului (Council Square) in the city’s Old Town appeared first on... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 01-12-13


PHOTO: Despite the legend, Bran Castle in the Carpathian Mountains near Brasov, Romania was not home to Dracula

(Visited 121 times, 16 visits today)The post PHOTO: Despite the legend, Bran Castle in the Carpathian Mountains near Brasov, Romania was not home to Dracula appeared first on Hole In... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 30-11-13


PHOTO: Giant sign atop forest-clad mountains overlooks historic buildings in Brasov, Romania

(Visited 87 times, 9 visits today)The post PHOTO: Giant sign atop forest-clad mountains overlooks historic buildings in Brasov, Romania appeared first on Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel. ... Read More

Travel Post by Hole In The Donut on the 29-11-13