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Moldova itineraries

"Moldova is one of the newest countries on the list, literally."wildjunket.com
"Moldova is a densely populated country, with large villages and towns surrounded by farmland."goworldtravel.com
"Moldova is developing their wine culture and it is fun to go to various wineries and try out the wines there."beenaroundtheglobe.com
"Moldova is perhaps best known for its wine, which is absolutely delicious."indietravelpodcast.com
"Moldova is one of the most authentic countries that I have visited so far."thegreenpick.com
"Moldova is not somewhere that I would have thought of as having culinary charm, but the food and wine pics look deeeeelish!"ilivetotravel.me

Moldova location

Eastern Europe

Located

Land borders

Romania

Ukraine

Moldova at a glance

Leu (MDL)

Currency

Moldavian

Language

Cheap (2 of 5)

Level of costs

Trendy (4 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Safe (68 / 100)

Safety index

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Human development index

Best itineraries

The itinerary starts in Romania, Eastern Europe. Bulgaria are the next countries.
The itinerary visits mainly very big cities. It is possible to go to many nature. You can enjoy museums, theaters and galleries at
Bucharest and Sofia. If you love to make party you will be happy at Bucharest and Sofia (Sofia in detail). The climate is snowy. Safe countries are chosen. During your travel you have to speak Romanian and Bulgarian but english should be enough for communication everywhere. There are one flight connection. These are Sofia - Chisinau. Leu and Lev are necessary to pay.

Top Moldova attractions

Things to do

, a British blogger who has been traveling across 65 countries for more than 15 years. The capital of the Republic of Moldova since independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, the city of Chișinăuis an unusual destination even for regular visitors to Eastern Europe.

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Top Things To Do In Chișinău

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Curious about the best places to visit in Moldova? Then Moldova is one of the best options. To help you with the task of planning we’ve created this list of some of the best places to visit in Moldova. However, there are several interesting places to visit in Chișinău. Orheiul Vechi, also known as Old Orhei, is ...

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It's boring, I was told. The capital of Moldova, Chisinau (see itineraries), is ugly. Some said Moldova was "all right", but without much to see, a country best dispensed with quickly. So I arrived with trepidation, kicking myself for having planned to stay a few extra days after my work. Each time I spotted a piece of broken or ...

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Visit the flower market

What to see in Moldova beyond Chisinau

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In this post, I will tell you about our adventures during a weekend in Chisinau (see itineraries) or Kishinev, the capital of Moldova. Read this post to find out why visit Moldova, what are the best things to do in Chisinau and how expensive is Moldova! On a sunny day in May, we boarded a plane from London to Moldova with high ...

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Eat & drink

One of my favorite things about traveling is getting to know the history, culture and diversity through food. Dining at traditional restaurants, finding home cooked meals, and being taught how to make the food by a local cook are always high up on my list of things to do. Moldova was a treat for us because we didn’t ...

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Where to Eat in Moldova

8 thoughts on “Where to Find the Best Food and Wine in Chisinau, Moldova”

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One of the most fun ways of getting to know Moldova’s culture is through its delicious cuisine. Mămăligă is the national dish. It’s a polenta-style dish that accompanies most meals. Brânză is a must-try locally made salty brine cheese, it’s extra yummy served up in a langos.

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Moldovan cuisine has not surfaced on the global scale but you will definitely not be disappointed with the food, which has influences of Turkey, Georgia (visit Georgia itineraries), Ukraine (see itineraries), Poland and Russia (plan Russia itineraries). Think grilled meats, rolled dolmas, roasted vegetables, creamy polenta, steamed dumplings, fresh salads.

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To be honest, I’m very sympathetic to this small country and its people, whom I really think as brotherly nation. And Moldovans always will be simple, friendly and openhearted people for me. ...

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Worth to visit

Moldova is a fascinating land, entirely shaped by the collapse of the Soviet Union and the nationalistic views born from it. The Ukrainian culture is just as strong as the Romanian one in Moldova. It’s an incredible multi-ethnicity for such a small country. ...

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It’s easy as a traveller to focus on your own needs. You want to see the world, to understand what makes one country, one group of people interesting or different. At the same time, you want to stay safe and not too far out of your comfort zone. Yet, how often are we touched emotionally by the daily reality of living ...

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It’s a largely agricultural society plagued by corruption. Things seem to be changing now, though, with more connection with the western world and more opportunities for young Moldovan people to choose alternative jobs. ...

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General

. a couple of times, and every visit I have an amazing visit. With that said, there are plenty of reasons to visit Moldova. I’d have to say Moldova is the most inexpensive place I’ve visited in Europe. So if you’re on a budget, come to Moldova, where you can probably afford to have a good time.

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3 thoughts on “10 Reasons To Visit Moldova”

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If we look into the country statistics, figures vary largely across the internet, but, according to Business Intelligence for Southeast Europe This means that the number of visitors coming from countries other than its neighbors is very, very small. The truth is that Moldova is a great country but, after spending two ...

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Conclusion and more reasons for visiting Moldova

5 good and unusual reasons to visit Moldova

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Are you planning a trip to Moldova and wondering what to bring with you? It includes what to wear in Moldova for women and men. Here are my hotel recommendations for the city for each budget category: For your main suitcase, you’ll want to decide whether to bring a roller suitcase or a backpack.

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Apps for Visiting Moldova

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It’s a small territory wedged between Romania (plan Romania itineraries) and Ukraine, which used to be part of the Soviet Union until its independence in 1991. Before that, it was part of Romania (more about Romania itineraries). With a size slightly smaller than South Korea (more about South Korea itineraries), Moldova has seen a lot of wars and conflicts, and ..

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Itinerary

. and Romania, the former Soviet Republic of Moldova is one of the least visited countries in Europe, if not the least. The country, however, is worth the trip: tremendously exotic as per European standards and, after spending more than two weeks around the country, I have written this compelling travel guide containing ...

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” while on honeymoon in 2002, and since then it’s inspired a strange fascination in us. She’d organized a press trip for Moldovan and Romania (more about Romania itineraries)n bloggers, and she invited us to join them for a day, and then for all three of the remaining days in their itinerary. wineries for tours and tastings, and ..

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Valentine’s day – unofficial holiday that appeared in Moldova is relatively recent, but rapidly became popular, especially among young generation. On this day loving couples give Valentines – small hearts, bouquets and gifts to each other. ...

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Costs

I’d have to say Moldova is the most inexpensive place I’ve visited in Europe. The food was cheap, the wine was cheap, the trinkets to bring home were cheap, bar hopping was cheap, taxis are cheap and if you can figure out the marshrutkas- those are even cheaper. Most meals I ate were under $3 ($1 USD = 17.

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Moldova is one of the cheapest destinations to visit in Europe, especially with the opening up of several hostels in the country in the last few years. If you're looking to keep costs low try staying in hostels, or evencouchsurfing , eating at bazaars and local eateries, traveling by marshrutka, and ..

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Despite its 3.5 million people, this is a country of extraordinary diversityand just when you think you've understood a thing or two, another layer of complexity appears. ...

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Whereas it is not nearly as cheap as Asian countries, Moldova is still a budget country as per European standards. These are the prices of the most typical things: ...

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Accommodation

Most people will base themselves in Chisinau, and use this to travel the city, taking day trips from Chisinau (plan Chisinau itineraries) to the rest of the country. Here are my hotel recommendations for the city for each budget category: ...

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If you’re planning a trip to see as much of the country as possible, it’s wise to make the capital city of Chisinau your home base. It’s conveniently located in the center of the country, so you can easily take day trips to different regions from there. Staying in Chisinau (more about Chisinau) will also enable you to try many of the ...

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. is a really unique property. The beds are called “lejanca” and have clay walls which are heated with fire inside. There’s also a swimming pool and sauna for when you want to unwind, as well as homemade wine and pie. All rooms come with breakfast included. Choose from a single or double room.

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. in Chisinau. It was basic, dated and keenly priced. It was close to the centre of town and was clean and comfortable. ...

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More about Moldova

Moldova is a landlocked country in southern Europe. It borders Romania and the Ukraine. It consists of hilly steppe land, drained by the Prut and Dnestr rivers; the latter privides access to the Black Sea through Ukrainian territory. Moldova has long hot summers and mild winters. The economy is mainly based on agriculture. Food processing and textiles are also important. The about 4.400.000 Moldovians live in an area of about 34.000 square kilometers and langauges spoken are Romania (plan Romania itineraries)n, Russian, Ukrainian and Gagauz. The capital of Moldova is Chisinau.