Once you finally realise Translyvania is a real place in the Balkans, backpacking Romania suddenly becomes a possibility.
Yet it’s not just the prospect of meeting Dracula that makes Romania a luring place.
Bucharest – the capital – is great for budget backpackers is it offers low prices and high quality hostels. If you’re a Star Wars nerd, you best head to this city. Find out why by checking out the guide below.
Solo travellers will be well cared for in this part of the Balkans. Get ready to discover endless fortified, castles, churches and mountains.
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