In photos: A whirlwind trip through Bucharest

In photos: A whirlwind trip through Bucharest

There was a time when the only Romanian destination travellers wanted to visit was Transylvania. Stories of blood-thirsty vampires were the reigning draw for tourism, while much of the rest of the country remained relatively unexplored. Today, Transylvania still tends to get the bulk of the fame and glory, but...

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Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

Romania: A country rediscovering its identity

I found myself in Romania by pure serendipity. As I was looking for people to host me in Europe for my couchsurfing trip around the world, it just so happened that quite a few offered me hospitality in Romania. Out of convenience more than desire, I decided to see what...

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24 hours in: Bucharest

24 hours in: Bucharest

The city of Bucharest has typically been a busy transit destination, with most tourists spending no more than 24 or 48 hours in the Romanian capital. So if you are in a hurry, leave your 24 hours in the city in our hands via this helpful guide, and we promise...

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