Category: Romania

Towing the Transfăgărășan – Crossing The Carpathians with a Caravan

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At 2042m (6699ft- or 1.27 miles) Caravan Kismet joins The Mile-High Club!

‘The Best Road In The World’ – Jeremy Clarkson

We had received little encouragement about driving over the Transfăgărășan, the second highest mountain pass in Romania, with the caravan.

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New Release! Dogs ‘n’ Dracula – A Road Trip Through Romania

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I am delighted to announce the release of my third book in the ‘Adventure Caravanning with Dogs’ series, Dogs ‘n’ Dracula.

It has been a tough book to write. Continue reading “New Release! Dogs ‘n’ Dracula – A Road Trip Through Romania”

12 Tips on Driving & Towing Safely in Romania

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Towing The Transfăgărășan – “The Best Road in the World”

From what we heard, Romanian roads and Romanian drivers have similar, bloodthirsty cult status to that other Romanian Legend, Count Dracula!

However, finding sensible information was not easy… Having spent three months towing a caravan around Romania, we can share our insights on coping with the rather singular driving challenges presented by this magical country, which, by the way, you MUST visit! Continue reading “12 Tips on Driving & Towing Safely in Romania”

Dogs ‘n Dracula – Our Romance with Romania

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The Fab Four at Corvinilor Castle, Hunedoara, Transylvania

Over the weekend, we entered a competition with the UK’s ‘Dog Friendly’ Magazine.

On Monday, look what had happened! Dogs n’ Dracula was live on the Dog Friendly Blog – and I have been asked to write a series of articles for the magazine!

This is a taste of things to come on World Wide Walkies – our next adventure. Our plan had been to head south through France to Spain and Portugal, but it was 35ºC in Brittany and 50ºC in Portugal – so we turned left instead. We discovered a country of magic and myth – and gained an addition to the family!

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