Walking the Trans-Fagarasan

Romania gets plenty of positive press for its mountain road DN7C, more famously known as the unpronounceable (to English speakers) Transfagarasan highway that crosses over the southern Carpathian Mountains especially after the British show Top Gear named it the best road in the world in 2009. But while most people drive this magnificent road or use bicycles to wend their way through the hairpin curves, … Continue reading Walking the Trans-Fagarasan

An Epic 2000-Mile Roadtrip Through Romania

Plenty of travelers and tourists come to Romania but they tend to fall into two categories – those that fly into the country and then (maybe) go on short road trips or poor backpackers who hitchhike and see amazing things but rarely blog. Today we’re all in for a rare treat as my friend and his wife went on a 2,656-kilometer roadtrip last year to … Continue reading An Epic 2000-Mile Roadtrip Through Romania

9 Mois en Roumanie

I’m always looking out for interesting blogs from visitors who come to Romania. If you understand French, I highly recommend this one, written by a young woman from France who decided to spend 9 months in Romania instead of spending her “gap year” backpacking around Europe. She lives near Sibiu and seems like a really nice person: “Ma mission est orientée sur les relations interculturelles … Continue reading 9 Mois en Roumanie