Touring the World’s Largest Parliament in Bucharest

As someone who studied history and political science in college, the world’s largest parliament building, ‘The People’s Palace,’ in Bucharest, Romania had been on my bucket list for years. The Palace of the Parliament (Palatul Parlamentului) measures a staggering 3.7 million square feet (340,000 square meters) and is the second largest administrative building in the world,…

How to Make Your Vacation Home Feel More Like Home

  This is a guest post written by Kacey Mya Bradley of the The Drifter Collective: An eclectic lifestyle blog that expresses various forms of style through the influence of culture and the world around us.   Rental homes are a fantastic option for the ultimate vacation. They can offer you and your family the space you…

Bran Castle, Searching for Dracula in Transylvania

  During our recent week long trip to Romania, we were torn whether to visit Varna, Bulgaria or Transylvania. We were leaning Transylvania, but to be sure, we put the question to a vote on our Facebook page and Transylvania won. We flew from Brussels Charleroi Airport to Bucharest where we spent three nights staying…

5 Myths Busted By a Visit to Romania

  Like many countries, Romania has been on our radar for years. I actually had a great opportunity to visit Romania in 2002, on the several month backpacking trip I met Bell, right after finishing university. At the time I was staying at a hostel in Budapest and a few people I met decided to…