Bucharest's Hidden Charms – Things to Do

Romania, Bucharest Guide (B): Bucharest's Hidden Charms – Things to Do

Bucharest is the first city that Harry and I were in disagreement about as a travel couple. He liked the energy of the Old Town, variety of restaurant options, and the historic architecture. But for me, I had difficulty enjoying the crowded streets, noisy traffic, and the party scene. In addition, it was hard to avoid the abundance of homeless men which were always doing nasty things like drinking while sitting in their own vomit, publicly urinating, and picking on their seeping leg wounds. I joked that maybe if I only looked up, maybe I’d like the city more. Maybe that’s why so many of my favorite activities took my feet off the ground.

Bucharest is a city where people flock for hen and stag parties, to hang out at packed bars or attend huge, summer concerts. During our stay, I kept feeling the urge to find a quiet corner that I could escape to, someplace that would change my mind about the city. I didn’t want to not like it here.

If you’re here for the party, you won’t have any trouble finding it. However, if you’re like me and want to have a more meaningful experience, this is how I’d recommend exploring the city. It was in these moments that I found myself having a fondness for the city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Bucharest's Hidden Charms – Things to Do
Guide Location: Romania » Bucharest
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Palace of the Parliament   Arch of Triumph   Museum of the National Bank of Romania   Giradiko   Carturesti Carusel   Stavropoleos Monastery   Pura Vida Sky Bar   Verona Grădină & Cafe  
Author: Audrey Lesner
Read it on author's website: https://thebudgetsavvytravelers.com/2016/08/18/finding-bucharests-hidden-charms-things-to-do/

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