Archive for Romania

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

Iris Concert, Bucharest

The Power Of Music (Even When You Don’t Know The Words)

I tapped my left foot on the ground, slowly, then quickly, then slowly again. I raised my hands to head level and clapped with the beat (or at least I tried to). I yelled out ‘Wooohoooo!’ every time the crowd … Read more

Video: Announcing My Travel Plans From The Bathtub

Now that I’ve finalized my travel plans for the next month or so, I wanted to announce the destinations I’ll be visiting. And what better way to do so than from the bathtub… **(If you’re reading this post via email, … Read more

Peles Castle, Romania

Sinaia, Romania: Home Of The Bizarre ‘Peles Castle’

Living in Bucharest has been quite a positive experience so far. But I’m still a traveler and I can only sit still for so long. As a result, it should be no surprise that I try to take advantage of … Read more