The last part of our Romanian trip took us to the northern part, to a region called Maramureș, close to the Ukrainian border. Most of the people consider this region to be the heart and soul of Romania’s rural side. The village life is still present across Romania but in Maramureș…

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Before starting, I would like to clarify something: it is not a typo – Wye is the name of the river. Now that we have that out of the way – last year somewhere in the middle of the (short UK) summer we started our first course of kayaking here…

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The idea of escaping for one weekend to Lyon and Geneva was spontaneous, we decided to give it a try after a friend mentioned she will pay a visit for a few days to an old Erasmus friend, Ion, that recently moved to Lyon. Since we only took carry-on luggage,…

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Corvin Castle After a drive of a little over an hour from Sibiu, we reached Hunedoara. The town itself is nothing glamorous, but it is home of the Corvin Castle, also known as the Hunyadi Castle which was built in the 15th century. Perched upon a rock, it features tall…

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