Bucharest Travel Guide

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[Travel Photo] Union Square, Timisoara – Romania

Timisoara- Romania

[Union Square (Piata Unirii): Still lovely, even on a freezing day.] I like to think that I am pretty good at placing cities of the world on the map, but there are a surprising number of cities all over Europe that I had not heard of until I started travelling. One such city is Timisoara, […]

Dracula at Bran Castle, Bran – Romania

Dracula Souvenir Mugs

[Dracula souvenirs at Bran Castle, Bran - Romania] I was forewarned that Bran Castle is not the romantic gothic masterpiece that Bram Stoker’s Dracula would have you imagine. Even so it felt wrong to be in this part of Transylvania and not go. I have to see these things for myself. The castle is a […]

Old Town Brasov (in miniature), Brasov – Romania

Brasov in Miniature

I have a new toy; the Nikon D5100. Apart from learning the ways of a DSLR camera, I am also having fun playing around with the effects feature. One of the inbuilt settings in this camera is the miniature effect (also known as tilt-shift photography). This style of photography has become popular of late, and […]

New Country Day – Romania

Romania

New Country: Romania Date: 9 September 2011 I have a tradition where I celebrate New Country Day – the first day in a country I’ve never been to. This year I have been to a number of countries for work and pleasure that I have visited previously. I have been to the UK so many […]