Brasov What to Pack

  • Reise Know How: Rumänien
    Reise Know How: Rumänien
    by HORSCHECK
  • Free Brasov map
    Free Brasov map
    by HORSCHECK
  • My route through romania.
    My route through romania.
    by alectrevor

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    No more than money...Time and money

    by adema29 Written Oct 25, 2009

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    Luggage and bags: I don't think that you need more than money and a lot of time.
    You'll find in Brasov everything you need and for all the possible "shopping attractions" the price is still smaller than in most of the other countries in Europe.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: If you want to go out for short trips in the mountains, take your hiking shoes...

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Are you going to stay in a hotel with more than three stars... than you'll have everything you need there.
    If not, ask us for a better hotel :)

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    Travel Guides

    by HORSCHECK Updated Apr 3, 2009

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    Reise Know How: Rum��nien
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    Miscellaneous: Like many other countries in Eastern Europe, Romania is a rapidly developing country. Unfortunately, it is often difficult to find a Tourist Information Office or just a free map, therefore an up to date guide book is highly recommended, especially for independent travellers.

    On both our trips to Romania in 2007 and 2008 we used the new German travel guide Reise Know-How - Rumänien und Republik Moldau which was very helpful. Unfortunately it is
    not available in English.

    Another very useful travel guide is Trescher Verlag - Rumänien entdecken . Also this book is, to my knowledge, only available in German, but regarding descriptions of the sights it is the most comprehensive.

    Reise Know How:
    http://www.reise-know-how.de/

    Trescher Verlag:
    http://www.trescher-verlag.de/

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    map.

    by alectrevor Updated Nov 27, 2007

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    My route through romania.

    Miscellaneous: The map shows my route by train through romania. Entering from Hungary top left, and leaving bottom right into Bulgaria. Staying in Arad, Brasov, Bucharest and Constanta. I traveled by bus Constanta { Rom.} to Varna {Bul.}

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    Free Brasov map

    by HORSCHECK Updated Nov 11, 2007

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    Free Brasov map

    Miscellaneous: During our time in Brasov we used a free map from the Tourist Information Centre. The map also included some basic information about Romania, Brasov and the sights.

    The Tourist Information Centre provides various free maps, brochures and magazines, not only about Brasov but also about other destinations in Romania.

    Brasov's Tourist Information Center is located inside the Old Town Hall at the Town Hall Square (Piata Sfatului).

    It is open from Monday until Sunday from 9:00 h until 19:00 h.

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    The essentials

    by mvtouring Written Jan 16, 2007

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    Luggage and bags: Nothing brings down a trip faster than hauling around too much luggage. It's expensive to tip taxi drivers to handle it, even more expensive to pay overweight luggage fees

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Decide what you will wear to travel in and deduct those items from the list below. 1 long skirt OR one simple long dress , 1 pair light jeans ; 1-2 pairs shorts or ¾ pants ;1 long-sleeved blouse ;3 light tops ;1 - 2 bathing suits. ;3-5 pairs underwear, 1-2 bras ;1 oversized T-shirt (for sleeping, beach cover up, etc.) ;2 pairs shoes - 1 pair good walking shoes, already broken in, and one "nice" (but still very comfortable and well-soled!) pair for enjoying the nightlife. Tuck socks into the shoes to save space. ;1 windbreaker or other light, waterproof jacket;1 big scarf or square, tieable sarong - suitable as emergency skirt for monastery and church sightseeing.
    Winter travel:
    2 pairs of good walking shoes with good grip, so that you can change if one pair gets wet. Do not take shoes with leather soles as they will land you on your back when the snow turns into ice. 1 thermal top; 2 thermal vests; 2 leggings to wear under your jeans/pants;

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: In some countries, it may actually be possible to get medicines over-the-counter at pharmacies, but it’s better to bring your own to be sure. Keep these in your carry-on luggage as well. A note from your doctor is also a good idea, to protect yourself from any questions as you go through customs. Basin plugs as most hotels do not have any

    Photo Equipment: Adaptors and Chargers for Electronics
    If you carry a digital camera or cell phone, you’ll want to be able to recharge it. Having a charger won’t be enough because American-style plugs won't work in Eastern European electrical outlets, so make sure you purchase a power converter/adaptor. The proper device will reduce the 220 volts to a safe 110 volts for your appliances, as well as use a plug with two round prongs to fit into the sockets of your hotel room

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: If you are going to be hiking, bring insect repellent. Mosquito populations can be quite dense in forested areas. You also need to be wary of ticks. Products are available, but you may feel more confident with your own DEET-containing chemical spray or lotion. Toilet paper.

    Miscellaneous: Documents
    Don’t forget them. Passport, visas, credit cards, money to exchange. Put all of these items safely in traveler’s wallet . I scan my documents and then send it via e-mail to my yahoo adress where I can make a copy quickly in case of emergency. As a second back-up a Full-Color Photo Copy of Your Passport and Visas If your original passport goes missing, a good-quality photo copy can serve you well. Store these separately from your other documents so that if your wallet gets lost, you’ll still have your color copies.

    Contacts and/or Glasses
    If you have impaired vision, bring all the necessary supplies. You may have difficulty finding the products you need when you get to Eastern Europe.

    Tips:
    Wear your bulkiest shoes and jacket as part of your travel outfit. What - your bulky shoes aren't comfortable enough for airport treks? This tells you that pair shouldn't go at all. Tempted to fill up any extra room? Don't! - leave it for souvenirs on the trip back

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    Packing List

    by Varvarino Updated Aug 26, 2002

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    Miscellaneous: You may want to bring some spare nuts--oops, I mean spare cash--when you come. This is the local credit union. I don't know whether they would change your traveler's checks here, although there are certainly hotels and change booths to turn your hard-earned cash into Romanian lei. (Nuts are SO much easier!)

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