Choo-Choo! Riding the Rails Moldova Style

WORD COUNT: 1240 Ever since writing my seminal piece about riding Romanian trains five years ago (with many follow-up tales, like this one), I’ve been burning with desire to ride some trains in (the Republic of) Moldova. Luckily, this week, I finally got my chance! There are a lot of differences, the most important being that Romania is a huge country with hundreds of train … Continue reading Choo-Choo! Riding the Rails Moldova Style

Riding That Train

Throughout the year and half I’ve been writing on this blog, by far the most popular article I’ve ever written was Choo-choo! Riding the rails ROMANIA style about some of my adventures on CFR Romanian Railways. It was a lot of fun writing that piece but I assure you that it is only a fraction of the many interesting experiences I’ve had while riding the … Continue reading Riding That Train

Visitor Amazingly Survives CFR (Actually MÁV) Ride

Although this post was actually written in August, I just found it. Apparently it’s the report of an American who “amazingly survived” a ride on Romanian MÁV Hungarian state railways, which were nothing like the real old days on CFR but still scared the pants off this traveler. Something wasn’t right…this didn’t look anything like the photos I viewed online. This train looked more like … Continue reading Visitor Amazingly Survives CFR (Actually MÁV) Ride