How to Get from Bucharest to Budapest by Plane, Train, Bus & Car

If you want to travel from Romania’s capital to the capital of Hungary, you have various options available with some being better than others. In today’s article, I will cover them all and tell you how to get from Bucharest to Budapest. The good news is that you have tons of options, from getting a … Read more

Can You Pay with Euros or US Dollars in Romania?

Paying with EUR or USD in Romania

After receiving many emails about currencies that can be used to pay in Romania, I have decided to write today’s quick article and help those wondering if you can pay with Euros in Romanian stores – or even US Dollars. The official currency in Romania is the Romanian Leu (Lion) and plans for the country … Read more

These Are the Best Beaches in Romania

Best Beaches in Romania

You can check out all the best beaches in Romania in one day if you have a car and just rush from one to another. The amount of beaches that Romania offers is not that big, actually: only a relatively small strip of land (compared to the size of the country) actually meets the Black … Read more

Most Beautiful Monasteries in Romania that You Must Visit

Romania is well known for its beautiful monasteries, especially in the North Eastern area, known as Moldova (Moldavia) and Bucovina. Dating from medieval times and being unique in the world, the Romanian monasteries must be placed on your “to see” list if you get the chance to spend some time in this country. There are … Read more

Romanian Trains: The Good, the Bad and The Ugly

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As regular readers know, I am a fan of traveling by train and I probably use Romainian trains several times a year to get to my destination, usually on the route Timisoara – Bucharest (and back). I actually prefer trains to driving and even though traveling by train in Romania is slow, I think that … Read more

Best Hotels in Mamaia, Romania for a Perfect Summer Vacation

Mamaia is the most famous seaside resort in Romania and a great choice for spending a perfect summer vacation near the Black Sea. And today I am here to share with you the best hotels in Mamaia, Romania that won’t see you break the bank, but will definitely score high on the “aww, it’s awesome!” … Read more

How to Get from Brasov to Timisoara (and Timisoara to Brasov)

Since Brasov and Timisoara are two of the most important cities in Romania and top picks as destinations for tourists or those who want to start a new life in this country, I’ve decided to write an article telling you how to get from Brasov to Timisoara – and then back from Timisoara to Brasov. … Read more

Top Things to Do in Targu Mures, Romania

Today’s article, in which we’re learning about all the things to do in Targu Mures, places to see and also best restaurants in the city, is brought to us by Cristina Mesesan, who lived there from 2011 until recently. So she definitely had enough time to explore the city and focus not only on the … Read more

Romania Itinerary: 10 Days Visiting the Country

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Few people traveling to Romania actually have 10 days to spend in the country, but I am starting with a recommended 10 day itinerary for Romania, as this period of time best scratches the surface in terms of things to see and do in the country. I know, most people will only have a few … Read more

Best Cheap Hotels in Bucharest Close to the City Center (2019 Update)

When visiting Bucharest, choosing a hotel located close to the city center is your best bet if you want to be close to the main attractions and especially the beautiful old town. Although hotels in this area are usually more expensive specifically because of their prime location, this doesn’t mean that you can’t find some … Read more