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Discover Romania: Day 3 – Dracula’s Castle

Discover Romania: Day 3 – Dracula’s Castle

PL and I slept for a mere 4 hours before packing our bags to head down south to Brasov to celebrate Halloween. We hired a driver to Brasov. We heard that the public transit to Brasov was horrendous due to the holiday weekend. We met 

Discover Romania: Day 2 – Trip to Bulgaria

Discover Romania: Day 2 – Trip to Bulgaria

Romania is perhaps the farthest East of Europe that I’ve been to. I booked a private day tour to Bulgaria from Bucharest to see more of Eastern Europe. Our driver, Andrei picked us up bright and early at 7:30am to avoid the possible morning rush 

Discover Romania: Day 1 – Halloween in Bucharest

Discover Romania: Day 1 – Halloween in Bucharest

I arrived in Bucharest on Halloween afternoon. The airport was small and easy to maneuver around. How to Get to Old Town Bucharest from OTP Airport There are several options to get to Old Town Bucharest from OTP airport. Once you enter the arrival section, 

Quick Guide to 4 Days in Romania – Halloween Edition

Quick Guide to 4 Days in Romania – Halloween Edition

Romania has never crossed my mind until a colleague mentioned that she wanted to do Romania for Halloween. She said that there is a costume party at Dracula’s castle. I did my research and sure enough, there is a costume party at the castle. I 

Cruising From Athens, Greece

Cruising From Athens, Greece

When I think of Greece, I dream of white mission-like buildings with a contrast of the crystal blue ocean. Athens was far from that. I was surprised to see how busy and chaotic the city was. Athens has lots of history and full of character. 

Euro Road Trip – Day 4: Bovec to Venice

Euro Road Trip – Day 4: Bovec to Venice

It’s our final day of our road trip and we finally got to sleep in a little bit. No wake up call until 9am! Adam was nice enough to wake up early and cook us a delicious potato and egg medley. It was the best 

Euro Road Trip – Day 3: Ljubljana to Bovec

Euro Road Trip – Day 3: Ljubljana to Bovec

It is day 3 into our journey and we are starting to get a little tired. We haven’t had much sleep and been on the go for 15 hours a day. Day 3, we hope to take it a little bit slower. Destination: Lake Bled 

Euro Road Trip – Day 2: Plitvice to Ljubliana

Euro Road Trip – Day 2: Plitvice to Ljubliana

Rise and Shine. Time to beat the crowd at Plitvice National Park. Destination: Plitvice NationalΒ ParkΒ  We got to Plitvice as soon as the national park opened at 8am. There were a few tour groups at that time but not very crowded due to several entrances. 

Euro Road Trip – Day 1: Venice to Plitvice

Euro Road Trip – Day 1: Venice to Plitvice

I landed in Venice a day behind schedule. I caught a terrible flu and decided to take a day to recover. When I arrived in Venice around 10am, I hit the floor running. I met my friends at the car rental place located at the 

Guide: 4 Days Road Trip through Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia

Guide: 4 Days Road Trip through Italy, Slovenia, and Croatia

There are so many ways to get around Europe. Out of all the ways possible, my friends and I decided to attempt our very first Europe road trip around Slovenia and dipping into parts of Italy and Croatia. Preparation: I did some research and mapped