Budapest part 1: Sziget Festival

This entry is part 7 of 13 in the series Bucharest to Brussels:Sziget is a week-long music festival that is one of the biggest in Europe. It takes place every August on Sziget island, which is about 20 minutes from …

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Smaller Cities of Transylvania

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This entry is part 6 of 13 in the series Bucharest to Brussels:After Brasov, we spent another week visiting four other cities in Transylvania. None of them were especially worth of their own post, but here is a quick summary …

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Brasov and Dracula’s (Bram) Castle

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This entry is part 5 of 13 in the series Bucharest to Brussels:Brasov is a few hours north of Bucharest by train, but it feels a world away. No longer in a bleak, grey city, Brasov is set against green …

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Bucharest, Romania

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This entry is part 4 of 13 in the series Bucharest to Brussels:Sara and I both arrived in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, separately after long flights from Boston and London. We were fortunate that several PointsBreaks nights at the …

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All Roads Lead to Rome, Part I

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This entry is part 3 of 13 in the series Bucharest to Brussels:After a busy few days in Munich, we headed to Rome with our friend, Vin, and her friend and our new friend, Linda. Linda is working in Munich …

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Munich, Germany

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This entry is part 2 of 13 in the series Bucharest to Brussels:Munich has been on our radar for a long time. Sara and I both want to attend Oktoberfest sometime in the future, and our love for German hefe weisse beer …

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Bamberg, Germany

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About a few weekends ago was only the second time in two months that Al, Sara, and I were in all in Frankfurt, so we joined our friend Natalie (who also went with us to Prague) for a day trip …

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Small Towns of Southern Germany and Alsace, France

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As it turned out, I have more than a few friends from Armenia living within a few hours of Frankfurt. A few weeks ago (between Prague and our trip to the Balkans) we went down for the weekend to see …

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