Kismet Dao Hostel's Blog

Here you can find information about your favorite hostel and its guests, cool events in the city of Brasov and surroundings, Romanian culture & traditions, useful travel tips & recommendations or just some random posts by the hostel's lovely staff.

The chain of help..

In this morning i checked in a nice Japoneze guy , Masato, who told me a story...

He arrived in Brasov  this morning from Chisinau by bus, so he was dropped of at the bus station no2, he had no clue what to do, where to go, how to arrive to our hostel..his luck was two  locals who helped him by taking him to the trainstaion from Bartolomeu to take the train to the main train station..

Julie's review - thank you, Julie!

I am writing a review because after arriving and chatting with other hostelers, we all commented that we read the reviews, but all admitted that we never write any! I am in Romania not on some long backpacking adventure, but just a week break to renew my visa from where I live in the middle east. the hostel I plan to stay in bucharest was full the first night I was going to stay, so I researched coming to Brasov.

EYOWF 2013

EYOWF 2013

The largest youth sports event in Romania will take place in Brasov, and other two cities of the Brasov Region, Rasnov and Predeal, between the 17th and 22 of February 2013. Its participants will compete in eight winter sports disciplines, Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Biathlon, Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Short Track, Ski Jumping and Snowboarding.

Thanksgiving Day in United States

Thanksgiving Day in the United States is a holiday on the fourth Thursday of November.

What do people do?

Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a special meal. The meal often includes a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, pumpkin pie, and vegetables. Thanksgiving Day is a time for many people to give thanks for what they have.

Romania is in the top 10 winter destinations in Europe!!!

Winter comes in many guises in Europe, in the polar north there’s serious snow and sunless weeks, while you’ll find lingering sunshine in the mild Mediterranean, and cosy cafe culture and Christmas spirit in the centre. It’s an inspiring time to visit grand metropolises and charming villages: with fewer queues you can fit more into your itinerary, and low off-season accommodation prices make travel wallet-friendly.

European Day of Languages

What is the European Day of Languages?EDL logo

There are over 6000 languages spoken in the world. And behind each and every one of them lies a rich and diverse culture. That’s what the European Day of Languages (EDL) aims to celebrate - by showing people across Europe how important languages are, and what fun can be had learning them.

Did you know?

Strada sforii (Romanian for 'String street', Fadengasse  ) is the narrowest street in the city of Brasov. It is believed to be one of the narrowest streets in Europe (Spreuerhofstraße, in Germany, and Parliament Street, in England, are narrower).

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