Castles of Transylvania

After spending a few days in Bucharest, we hired a guide to take us to Brasov, stopping at three castles en route. The first stop was Peles Castle, a summer home for the royal family. Since the royal family was German, the style of the palaces tends to reflect this. We opted for the short…

Why You Shouldn’t Miss Bucharest

The main reason for our visit to Romania was the beautiful mountains and castles of Transylvania, but it was easier to fly to Bucharest from the UK. After reading mixed reviews of the city  (generally hard to love at first sight, but worth the effort), we decided to spend 2 nights there and I’m glad…

Where We’re Headed in 2018

We got a bit enthusiastic with our booking for the first half of 2018. It’s our last year in the UK, so we wanted to make the most of it! (Even if making the most of it means accidentally booking too many days off work. Oops). Our destinations this year are further flung and a…