Archive for Romania

Reason to Travel

Another Extremely Important Reason To Travel

Yes, you can read about the world. You can even see the world, too. But what about feeling the world? That’s my reason to travel. To feel. I want to feel and as a result, to learn from every experience … Read more

Romania Road Trip

Romania Road Trip – Part 2: Underground & Way Up High

Remember the chestnut festival I talked about that really didn’t have many chestnuts? That was where the first half of this Romania road trip came to an end. And while the second half of this Romania road trip also didn’t … Read more

Romania Road Trip

Romania Road Trip – Part 1: Bucovina & Maramures!

I’m a major road trip fan. The open road, the ability to go wherever I want, to stop in any city, town or village along the way, to slow down or speed up, to visit destinations that would be difficult … Read more

Brasov, Romania

My Favorite Travel Destinations In Eastern Europe

Two nights ago, my fourth Wandering Earl Tour officially came to an end. Our group of ten mighty fine individuals wined (drank beer actually) and dined for the last time together after having traveled around Romania and Moldova for the … Read more

The Mountains of Romania

Life, Hiking, Apple Pie & The Mountains Of Romania

For a moment, I thought it might have been the end. The path was steeper than I had expected and I had some serious doubts that this was even a path at all. I took another step, trying to hold … Read more

Wandering Earl Tours 2013 Schedule

Wandering Earl Tours – 2013 Final Schedule

While I’m still on vacation, at that mystery destination, I wanted to let you all know about the remaining Wandering Earl Tours that I have planned for the rest of the year. First, I must say that putting these tours … Read more

Wandering Earl Tours

Announcing More “Wandering Earl Tours” for 2013!

The time has come to announce the remaining tours that I will be offering this year as part of my Wandering Earl Tours project. When I first started with these tours, I had no idea that it would grow into … Read more

Sunset at Palolem Beach, Goa

My Year In Travel…A Look Back At 2012

Sitting here on the small balcony of my beach hut in Palolem, Goa, in the South of India, with the Arabian Sea only 30 meters in front of me and a palm tree full of coconuts providing me with some … Read more

Romanian countryside

The Middle Of Nowhere Is Where I Want To Be

I have made a decision. From now on, I will be spending more time in the middle of nowhere. Cities and towns have their benefits, and Bucharest has certainly treated me well this year, but something happened last weekend that … Read more

Vama Veche, Romania

A Weekend At Romania’s Famous “Vama Veche”

Call me on a Saturday morning and tell me to pack a small bag, to hurry up and jump on the metro, to ride that metro to the end of the line and to then stand on the side of … Read more