Tarom Airlines: Old Planes, Bad Food and a Lack of Training

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Europe

May 14, 2018

Airlines

Tarom Airlines: Old Planes, Bad Food and a Lack of Training

I’ve been on Tarom airlines in 2016 when visiting Bucharest, and I remember not being impressed. Back on Tarom just because it had a convenient timing from Amsterdam to Beirut. Very old planes,…

May 14, 2018 | Travel | Romania

Phoenicia Grand Hotel Bucharest

Hotels | Romania Europe

Europe

February 07, 2016

Hotels

Phoenicia Grand Hotel Bucharest

The first impression is catchy. I arrived to a big hotel that looks like a big mansion with big signboards, red carpet and a large lobby. Calm music plays in the background, you’ll find a bar…

February 07, 2016 | Reviews | Romania

Tarom Airlines: Flying Business Class to Bucharest

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Europe

February 07, 2016

Airlines

Tarom Airlines: Flying Business Class to Bucharest

The first impression is: "I'm not impressed." There’s a clear lack of professionalism, attention to details and cleanliness. It all starts when you're boarding. You’ll find an old…

February 07, 2016 | Travel | Romania

Osho: An Appealing Impression... Average Food

Grill&BBQ | Romania Europe

Europe

February 07, 2016

Grill&BBQ

Osho: An Appealing Impression... Average Food

Osho is known to be one of Bucharest's fanciest places. Renowned for their fine beef cuts, Osho is where you want to book on your next lunch. An impressive place where meat is displayed with…

February 07, 2016 | Restaurants | Romania

Chocolat Bucharest: A Smokey Space for Desserts

Breakfast & Coffee | Romania Europe

Europe

February 05, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Chocolat Bucharest: A Smokey Space for Desserts

It's called Chocolat and apparently serves everything in between from breakfast to dinner. One of the popular restaurants in Bucharest, Chocolat is the trendiest and probably one of the most…

February 05, 2016 | Desserts & Sweets | Romania

Karamna: Flavors of Lebanon in Bucharest

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Romania Europe

Europe

February 04, 2016

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Karamna: Flavors of Lebanon in Bucharest

This week I am touring around Bucharest. It has been a tradition to visit Lebanese restaurants around the world while I am in a new city. I like to give them a try for support and to check how our…

February 04, 2016 | Recommended | Romania

Oro Toro Bucharest: The Disastrous Burger

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Europe

February 02, 2016

Burgers

Oro Toro Bucharest: The Disastrous Burger

It's a popular burger shop with many branches around the capital. Oro Toro is at Bucuresti Mall (mall vitan) on the last floor where the food court is. Next to KFC and Chopstix, this burger…

February 02, 2016 | Romania

Grano: Positive Vibes... Delectable Italian Cuisine

Italian | Romania Europe

Europe

February 02, 2016

Italian

Grano: Positive Vibes... Delectable Italian Cuisine

I felt good the minute I walked into Grano. An Italian restaurant with an delicatessen shop, a cheese fridge, cakes and prepared lasagna with a selection of Italian specialties canned or bottled.…

February 02, 2016 | Recommended | Romania

Saidoun: A Lebanese Restaurant in Bucharest

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Europe

February 01, 2016

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Saidoun: A Lebanese Restaurant in Bucharest

One of the three restaurants available at the Phoenicia hotel is Saidoun, the Lebanese. A Lebanese restaurant decorated with an old Arabian style. Green led lights, Ottoman and gulf paintings…

February 01, 2016 | Restaurants | Romania

Bucharest Airport: The International Departures

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Europe

February 01, 2016

Airports

Bucharest Airport: The International Departures

Even though photos are not allowed for whatever reason that would be, I managed to get myself some. It's not about stealing anything, it's a public space and you have the right to know what to expect…

February 01, 2016 | Travel | Romania

Bucharest, Romania: Discovering a New Culture

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Europe

February 01, 2016

Balkan Cuisine

Bucharest, Romania: Discovering a New Culture

I enjoyed it, I really did, discovering a new country, a place with lots of opportunities, a land where priorities are different and most importantly -for me- a place where food is viewed…

February 01, 2016 | Travel | Romania

French Revolution: The Mouthwatering Eclairs of Bucharest

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Europe

February 01, 2016

Recommended

French Revolution: The Mouthwatering Eclairs of Bucharest

Two of my dream places are Un Eclair de Genie in Paris and Maitre Choux in London, places specialized in Eclairs, displayed like pieces of art. Today, in Bucharest, I found a…

February 01, 2016 | Tasty Discoveries | Romania

Caru' Cu Bere: A Landmark and Traditional Restaurant

Balkan Cuisine | Romania Europe

Europe

January 27, 2016

Balkan Cuisine

Caru' Cu Bere: A Landmark and Traditional Restaurant

Walking the streets of Bucharest's old town we stopped at a landmark, a famous restaurant, a place everyone talks about, a traditional restaurant built over ten years ago in this old house. The…

January 27, 2016 | International Cuisine | Romania

Burger Van Bucharest: This is not a Burger you Want to Try

Street Food | Romania Europe

Europe

January 27, 2016

Street Food

Burger Van Bucharest: This is not a Burger you Want to Try

When two kids with zero know-how in hospitality and food are given a food truck to manage, this is exactly what happens. Bad service and bad food resulting in a bad experience. The burger…

January 27, 2016 | Romania

Zaitoone: A Lebanese Restaurant in Bucharest

Lebanese/Middle Eastern | Romania Europe

Europe

January 22, 2016

Lebanese/Middle Eastern

Zaitoone: A Lebanese Restaurant in Bucharest

My discoveries around Bucharest continued and it was time to visit Zaitoone, a Lebanese restaurant that they say is the best in town. Zaitoone has been open for two years, serving a wide selection…

January 22, 2016 | Restaurants | Romania

Breakfast at Phoenicia Grand Hotel Bucharest

Balkan Cuisine | Romania Europe

Europe

January 21, 2016

Balkan Cuisine

Breakfast at Phoenicia Grand Hotel Bucharest

It was six in the morning when I arrived to Bucharest from Lebanon. I was welcomed into a huge restaurant at Phoenicia Grand Hotel. A huge buffet including an endless choice of food as well as…

January 21, 2016 | Breakfast & Coffee | Romania

Rue du Pain: A Pastry Shop "a la Francaise" in Bucharest

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Europe

January 21, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Rue du Pain: A Pastry Shop "a la Francaise" in Bucharest

Rue du Pain is a French pastry and restaurant in the heart of Bucharest, a place where hungry clientele meet every morning to enjoy some French delights… croissants, cakes and…

January 21, 2016 | Restaurants | Romania

Uanderful: An Inspiring Restaurant in Romania

International Cuisine | Romania Europe

Europe

January 20, 2016

International Cuisine

Uanderful: An Inspiring Restaurant in Romania

Uanderful is a dream place where one comes for pure enjoyment. The décor is amazing and inspiring to say the least. Beautiful lights cover the ceiling, while you’ll also find a lot of…

January 20, 2016 | Recommended | Romania

Le Grenier a Pain: Enjoy a French Breakfast in Bucharest

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Europe

January 20, 2016

Breakfast & Coffee

Le Grenier a Pain: Enjoy a French Breakfast in Bucharest

Le Grenier a Pain is a French franchise with branches around Russia, China, Japan, Singapore and Kazakhstan. Le Grenier a Pain's tag line "the other bakery" offers the French experience in…

January 20, 2016 | Restaurants | Romania

Vivo Fusion Food Bar: Bucharest's Gourmet Burger

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Europe

January 19, 2016

American

Vivo Fusion Food Bar: Bucharest's Gourmet Burger

Vivo is a fusion bar known as the place to enjoy a gourmet burger in Bucharest. Walk into an industrial style space where a lot of concrete, rugged wood and brick walls painted in white are found in…

January 19, 2016 | Burgers | Romania

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