Romania’s second largest city, Cluj-Napoca, is backpacker-friendly and well connected, making it the perfect base to explore Transylvania.
If you find yourself northwest of Bucharest, Castle Peles is a must see.
Read a first hand account of a bear encounter in the Carpathian Mountains of Romania.
Sighisoara, where Dracula was born, is an extremely old city located in Transylvania.
The architecture of Huet Square, as photographed by Karl Barth.
The Palace of Parliament tour lasted 2.5 hours, and I only saw 7% of the entire palace.
The following is a guest post by Karl Barth, who recently returned from his first international trip to Romania! If you have a travel story you want to share on Go Backpacking, please read our submission guidelines. The city of Bucharest…… where to begin? I would describe it as the all of the elegance and […]
Many parts of Romania contain incredibly ornate Eastern Orthodox Churches.
Life in Romania: people who never met me before would take me into the their homes.
Karl had the unique opportunity to travel to Bucharest, Romania with a native Romanian as his tour guide. Here are his first impressions.