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The Night Train

The plan had been fairly straightforward: we were to arrive by train in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, around 8pm. We had already booked a hostel in the city, but we wanted to purchase our train tickets for Varna, Bulgaria, while we were still at the train station.

We had just spent a week in Transylvania, the famous home of Dracula, and so had arrived in Bucharest from the small town of Brasov. The week had fulfilled our every expectation and then some, with green landscapes, cobblestoned towns, and plenty of castles perched ominously on hilltops, perfect for sleeping all day and drinking blood all night. Why we had come to Romania at all was an impromptu decision, a three-week holiday booked between two friends who wanted to see an unusual part of the world. We had looked at a map and chosen a place we knew nothing about.

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

  Budapest, Hungary   Seoul, South Korea Varna, Bulgaria   Istanbul, Turkey   Melbourne, Australia   Chiang Mai, Thailand   Paris, France   Pokhara, Nepal   Pisa, Italy   Luang Prabang, Laos Winnipeg, Canada One of my resolutions for 2012 was to become a little bit stronger; I feel that I’ve been accomplishing that slowly […]

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Into The Blue

On The Trans-Siberian Train, Russia Marrakech, Morocco Matinloc Island, The Philippines Osaka, Japan Sapa, Vietnam Varna, Bulgaria Oia, Greece Hanoi, Vietnam Brasov, Romania The Sahara, Morocco St. Petersburg, Russia Blue is the colour of my eyes, of my dream car, of open skies and open waters, of cotton candy at the fair, of fresh berries […]

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Vacation In Varna

Varna, Bulgaria As I begin to plan my next big adventure (which includes Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, India, and Nepal), I realize I have to start slow. And by slow, I mean that I plan to spend the entire first month of it on the beaches of southern Thailand. I encounter many people […]

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