Tag Archives: hiking

Weekend in rural Maramures – traditions, sightseeing and hiking

Maramures has been recommended to us by both locals and travellers and I have to nod. Maramures is like a different world. Have you ever heard of Merry Cemetery – the happiest cemetery you can probably visit? Or how about ride on a train from last century? Fancy seeing traditional Romanian wedding, funeral or religious sights? Add amazing mountains, where …

Quick trip to winter wonderland – Bucegi Mountains + Peleș Castle in Sinaia (or Brasov) in one day

Hiking in Romanian Mountains in winter for beginners? Yes, please. Romania is a perfect place to travel around for students on a budget like me. This time, we have decided to make a quick trip to the mountains near Brasov. For students studying in Romania, trains are completely for free, so we took advantage of it, decided to sleep on …