Where to Stay in Chisinau: Hotels & Hostels for Every Budget

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Before I first traveled to Moldova, I had no idea at all what to expect from the capital. It’s full of funky Soviet-era architecture and interesting places to people watch, and I found the hostels and hotels in Chisinau to really be a great value for the money, with everything from affordable luxury options to … Read more

Ultimate Moldova Packing List: What to pack for Moldova for Women & Men

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Are you planning a trip to Moldova and wondering what to bring with you? Between figuring out what to wear in Chisinau, Transnistria, and the monasteries in the countryside, packing for Moldova might seem a bit complicated. It’s actually an easy country to travel, and this Moldova packing list should make it easy for you. … Read more

30 Pictures of Tiraspol, Transnistria’s Soviet-Loving Capital

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Before getting to travel to Transnistria, I was completely obsessed with this breakaway republic. Basically, if there’s an unrecognized country, I HAVE to see it. Here are my Tiraspol pictures from my visit, to show what life is like behind this self-imposed Iron Curtain. My Favorite Tiraspol Pictures from My Visit Is this the most Instagrammable … Read more

How to Visit the Struve Geodetic Arc in Rudi, Moldova

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Traveling to the Struve Geodetic Arc in Moldova The Struve Geodetic Arc is one of the most intriguing UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Spanning ten countries, it looks like it should be easy to check off the list. However, it ended up being one of my weirdest and most difficult-to-reach sites to date. Seven hours after … Read more

10 Instagrammable Places in Chisinau Celebrating the Quirky & Beautiful

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Chisinau does not have a reputation for being the most beautiful post-Soviet city (I’m not sure it has much of a reputation at all, actually). But the city is both quirky and beautiful, and you can find some great Instagram spots in Chisinau if you know where to look for them! The Most Instagrammable Places … Read more