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The Metro System in Bucharest

Our travellers ask us frequently for metro maps. We keep telling them, it’s easy to find your way around the metro here, even without a map. The main lines are just 2, and the citizens of the city don’t even know their names or colours, because changing lines and getting to where you need to go is that easy. We posted a map of the metro system in Bucharest in the “Maps” section of our


How to travel from Bucharest to Sofia

Thinking of Bucharest as a centre, as a starting point for different travel routes, there are many destinations you can think of. Most of the backpackers go mainly to several locations: Brasov, Budapest, Chisinau, or Sofia. This post is dedicated to Sofia, because, especially lately, many of our travellers go there and they need accurate information about how to travel from Bucharest to Sofia.
There are many sources, printed or online, where you can check and find possible routes.

New Year's Eve fireworks at the University Square, in front of the National Theatre and the Intercontinental hotel.

Happy New Year 2013!

This wish goes out to everybody, but most of all to the travellers around the world. May this year be a fulfilling one for all of you, out there, whatever you want to see, experience, find, or know.
Loads of people pass through a hostel, much more so than through a hotel. A hostel can feel the pulse of the travelling trends. They change from one year to the next, and from one season to the other. 2007 and 2008 were the years of the Aussies, when they practically invaded Bucharest and, I imagine, Europe. 2009 was the year of crazy adventurers: a guy from Japan comes from his home to Romania walking


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