Bucuresti: An Experience You Have to Work For
Bucuresti is not an easy city. Still recovering from it's Communist days, Bucuresti is a fledging city in terms of tourism. It is a city that you must work at to truly enjoy. Peeling back the layers of this city is the only way to truly appreciate its beauty, but it is so damn worth it. A beautiful mixture of the old culture, the communist culture, and the new culture have boiled together to form a city that has a quiet, vibrant energy that can only be felt by those of us that go looking for it.
Insider Tip:Take the Beautiful Decay Tour offered by Interesting Times. You get a tour of several abandoned areas of Bucuresti, and a huge amount of history to go along with them. I recommend it if you have ever been interesting in Urbex. For food I definitely recommend trying local pretzels, which are super cheap, and Negresa, a delicious pastry somewhere between a brownie and a cake. Definitely go on a random walk through the city, you'll get to see the layers of the old, communist, and new city.