The Edge of Romania’s Transylvania: Brasov!

The Edge of Romania’s Transylvania: Brasov!

Brasov is just a few hours by train or bus from Bucharest and is a cool little saxon, medieval, Transylvanian city.  We spent the better part of a week here and have put together a little list of our favourite things to see in Brasov.  Many travellers to the city also...
Things to do in Bucharest: You Surprised Me!

Things to do in Bucharest: You Surprised Me!

Heading to Romania and looking for things to do in Bucharest? Look no further! We spent about three weeks in the city and oh how Bucharest surprised me! I do love cities, big and small, but I didn’t have high hopes for Bucharest. Romania in general seems to get...
On Racism, the Romani and Romania

On Racism, the Romani and Romania

Ba-boom-ba-boom-cla-clang. Ba-boom-ba-boom-cla-clang.  As our train heads north from Bucharest’s Gara de Nord train station, the rhythmic sounds of the train’s wheels fill our carriage. We’re in a second class compartment on our way to Transylvania,...