A mini survival guide to sleeper trains

By | May 21st, 2015|Travel tips|

Sleeper trains, they're great, but can be hard work.  But if I'm honest, while I may have had trouble actually sleeping on them in the past, the effort was worth it, as there's nothing quite like waking up and watching the sunrise from a locomotive racing through an incredible landscape. Travel by train is by [...]

My Awesome Transfagarasan Roadtrip Route (inc Video)

By | August 20th, 2014|Romania, Video|

The Transfwhat? The Transfagarasan (Highway), its a road, and an awesome one at that! Built between 1970-1974 on the personal orders of communist politician Nicolae Ceausescu, the highway stretches some 150km, passing over the Fagaras mountains in Transylvania, Romania.  I'm here today to give you a few pointers on how you might best spend a few days driving what [...]

Google+ Stories: The Transfagarasan Highway, Romania

By | August 11th, 2014|Bulgaria, Google Stories, Romania|

Love it or hate it or just currently ignoring it, Google+ has taken steps in recent months to make a travel bloggers life potentially a little easier, and a little more interesting in terms of the content they can now produce almost automatically. If you're not aware of G+ Stories, they're essentially online scrapbooks, created [...]

Romania: The Transfagarasan Highway in Instagram Photos

By | July 18th, 2014|Real Time Blogging, Romania|

The Transfagarasan Highway ...  Seat belt Mirror Press play on epic soundtrack Hit record on the GoPro 1 last haribo in the mouth Mirror again Signal and Maneuver   That is how a roadtrip done in my opinion, and that is how I intend to spend the greater part of the next 4 days whilst [...]