Brasov, Romania

My Favorite Travel Destinations In Eastern Europe

Derek Albania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Slovenia, Ukraine 78 Comments

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 past two weeks. And while I genuinely hope that everyone on the tour enjoyed their experience in this part of …

Border of Moldova and Transnistria

My Visit To The Breakaway Territory Of Transnistria

Derek Moldova 61 Comments

You may or may not have heard of the country of Moldova. It’s a tiny country, only 34,000 square kilometers and with only three and a half million inhabitants, located in Eastern Europe, to the northeast of Romania. But, that’s not the question right now. The question is – have you heard of Transnistria? Transnistria is a Moldovan breakaway territory, …

Cathedral Park, Chisinau

A Random Day In The Life Of A Permanent Nomad

Derek Moldova 33 Comments

In an attempt to give you an idea of what a day in the life of a permanent nomad can be like, I figured I would pick a random date from this month and tell you exactly what happened during that particular day. I’ll just close my eyes right now and say the first number that comes into my head…. …