Romania – What You Need to Know Before You Go

Great article on traveling in Romania. The driving thing could be said about dozens of countries. 🙂 Good advice for someone that isn’t a third world junkie. Here in Colombia, they run over you but they do it politely. haha


Our trip to Romania was definitely an interesting one and as we returned, it became clear that there were a few things that we wish we had known before travelling to this country. This isn’t at all a suggestion that you shouldn’t visit Romania, far from it, there is plenty to see and experience, but there are a few things that you should know before you travel.

imgp1533 Old Church in Bucharest

  • There is information out there that taxi drivers will try to defraud you and over-charge you. It is not an exaggeration. On our first night in Bucharest, we ordered a taxi from our hotel, a place we were told we could trust, and the taxi took us to a location no where near our destination and demanded ten-times the expected price for the ride.  We were outraged, but paid, mostly because we didn’t know what else to do. We…

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