Posts by: Costin Botez

First getaway for 2021 – Iași, România

Written on 4th February, 2021 in Europe

Day 0.5 Was waiting for this day for such a long time. I was so excited to go out again after a very long pause due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Packed my bags late in the morning and realised I have a long way to go to Bucharest to pick up my bestie for...

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Hiking up to Babele and Sfinx on My Birthday

Written on 5th October, 2020 in Europe

Yup is my birthday! Alas! And how else would I celebrate it if not hiking another mountain peak in Romania? But since today is a special day, I decided to get my mother with me up to the top. Spoiler alert: she got there before I did 🙈 Just look how fresh she is at...

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One Day Trip to Bucegi Mountains

Written on 9th September, 2020 in Europe

Since I was busy with work on Thursday and Friday in Bucharest, I decided to treat myself on Saturday with some fresh mountain air. Woke up at 7:30 am and at 8 am was already on the road with my special friend, both excited to get there and ready for hiking. Below you can find...

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One Week Away in the The Heart of Transylvania

Written on 31st August, 2020 in Europe

Hey guys! In this post I will share my travel around Transylvania done with 2 of closest friends. Below you can see the entire road trip: Day 1 – Sinaia We started our day beautifully and then a nice lady was too busy to hold the break and bumped into us 😅as soon as we...

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2 Nights in Cologne: A Peaceful city

Written on 5th July, 2020 in Europe

Cologne. Right. So I headed out from Brussels (or Bruxelles) by train and I got in the centre of the city in about 2 hours (1:50hs to be precise). The city blew my mind for 2 main reasons: quiet and quiet. Day and night when I walked around the city, on the riverwalk, in the...

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2 Nights in Brussels: The Perfect Weekend Stroll

Written on 4th July, 2020 in Belgium

Hey guys 🙂 In this post, you’ll find out more about my track to Brussels, Belgium. This was also my last day in London so it really had a mixed vibe haha. Started my day preparing the bags and handing over the keys to my flat in Battersea (which I will miss it) and headed...

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Day Trips from London: #6 Cambridge

Written on 27th June, 2020 in Europe

Started my day a bit late today and sipped my coffee in a rush whilst doing a quick shower and preparing my bag for the trip.  Once I arrived at Liverpool Street Station, realised I was 50 mins early (sometimes it’s good to read the departure time wrong 😅), and it was raining a bit...

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Day Trips from London: #5 Oxford

Written on 22nd June, 2020 in Europe

Woke up early in the morning full of energy and was still deciding where to go – so I have set a challenge to myself. If I am drinking my morning coffee with my left hand I am definitely visiting Cambridge, if not, Oxford wins. So I set my Moka pot, brew some coffee, randomly...

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