Castles of Transylvania November 7th 2010 It is the castles of Transylvania that first inspired us to plan a trip to this region. You truly loose yourself to reality as you step into another century...a time of Fairy tales and medieval castles.
Peles Castle nestled in the mountains of Sinia, Romania (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pele%C5%9F_Castle) is like something out of a Fairytale, as it was built as a sort of "vacation home" for R ... read more
Europe » Romania » Transilvania The principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia - for centuries under the suzerainty of the Turkish Ottoman Empire - secured their autonomy in 1856; they united in 1859 and a few years later adopted the new name of Romania. The country gained recognitio... ... read more
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime."
Mark Twain (The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It)
Taking Twain's words to heart, we're doing it! Traveling is a shared passion of ours and we have always talked about how neat it would be to work overseas. Then one day it hit me, the key is to stop talking about it and just go...so we're doing it. We are moving to Moldova, a small ... full info