Urban Travel Blog

Author: Craig Turp

A resident of Bucharest since 1998, Craig is editor-in-chief of the city's In Your Pocket guides, as well as the man in charge of bucharestlife.net. He also contributes to other top travel publications including the DK Eyewitness series.


As Western Europe becomes ever more orderly, ballsy Bucharest remains one of the roguish cowboys of the wild wild East. Long time city chronicler, Craig Turp, offers his tips for riding the Romanian rodeo… Few cities in Europe do chaos as well as the Romanian capital. The thousands of identikit, communist-era apartment blocks…