May 25, 2010, 6 Comments

I stood outside at 22h 40 (I know, very European of me), backpack strapped tight to me, messenger bag slung across my front and purse on my arm. Whew. It [...]

“GLEE” in Cluj-Napoca

May 24, 2010, 2 Comments

"GLEE" was one of my favorite shows in America before I left to travel. Since I had began my journey in March, I had not watched a bit of American tel ...

An American in Cluj

May 19, 2010, 8 Comments

Ginny sat, blonde hair pulled back, on a bed in the adjacent room, examining her belongings. "Hello," I said, exercising my voice for the first time ...

Next stop: Cluj-Napoca

May 18, 2010, 12 Comments

The day following our little Romanian Road Trip, it was time to head out. Tommy and Benjamin had left the previous night, Chris was leaving at the cra ...

  • Steering wheel death grips and driving in Romania
    May 12, 2010, 24 Comments

    Remember, 10 and 2, D. 10 and 2. And, go slowly. Very, very slowly. Car packed with the three Aussies, I pulled out into Brasov's traffic. Oh. My. God. I hope we don't die. I hope I don't kill anyone. I hope I don't hurt this car because ...

  • Three Aussies and an American
    May 10, 2010, 3 Comments

    I was laying in bed Saturday morning when I met Chris, a shaggy brown-haired, adorably cute Aussie. I was exhausted -- the night before Benjamin, Tomym and I headed out with Scott and Heidi (my friends from Budapest), along with a group of ...

  • “Black Out” in Brasov
    May 6, 2010, 22 Comments

    It was a rainy Saturday afternoon in Brasov. Benjamin, Tommy and I went into square with the intention to buy wood for an afternoon barbecue (wood was a bus ride away), but ended up just eating our way through the city. We sat together, en ...

  • Hello, Travel Bliss
    May 4, 2010, 23 Comments

    I knew as soon as I boarded the train for Brasov, Romania from Budapest, I was going to get out of my funk. I arrived way too early in the morning for anyone to be awake at Kismet Dao. The overnight train dropped me in Brasov at 7:30 a.m. ...