Category Archive: Romania

Romania’s Best Castle

When the sign said either fork in the road would take me to Castle Peleş, I figured that when seeking the ornate palaces of wealthy noblemen, uphill was always a safe bet. I… Continue reading

A note on sauces, Romania

When Pulp Fiction informed me that people in Amsterdam put mayonnaise on their fries, I was cooperatively grossed out. Mayo was an acceptable ingredient for way down the ingredients list, but it should… Continue reading

The Palace of Parliament, Bucharest

It is not the symbol anyone in Bucharest would choose for their city, but the massive Palace of Parliament lands in every visitor’s awareness like a walrus in the penguin exhibit. Conceived by… Continue reading