Moldova may seem like any other European country, but it has various influences from its neighboring countries. Although lost amongst its sister countries, Moldova has an undiscovered charm that is slowly attracting visitors from around the world. Right from its beautiful monasteries and its sophisticated viniculture, this unknown land is waiting to be discovered. So what you waiting for, travel here today!
Briceni is the place to begin your journey. Visit and explore the enchanting Emil Racovita cave as you travel onwards to your next destination. Travel onwards to Riscani where you must view the many protected monuments and areas here. Out of these, the Big rock and the Durutoarea gorge are a must view. Next, travel to Balti which will sweep you off your feet with its rich and active cultural life. Then, journey onwards to Falesti, which is best known for its flora and fauna. Take a stroll through the forests here and you can be lucky enough to spot the fauna in its natural habitat. Move onwards to Calarasi, where the legend of its battle of the horsemen still stands today and makes for a very interesting tale. Chisinau is your next destination. This capital city is one of the most progressive amongst the country. It has several attractions that makes for a perfect tour. Next, travel to Bendero, where you can view the perfect blend of its ancient structure and its new modern day marvels. Travel onwards to Comrat where you can view the spectacular cathedrals, museums, and various other monuments. Finally travel to Vulcanesti, where the famed replicate of the Neolithic structure of Rodin’s The Thinker was found here.
Although this country may seem lost amongst the various other European countries, its attractions and marvels are as magnificent as the country itself. A must see is the Capriana monastery. Apart from being one of the oldest monasteries, it makes a perfect picture against the picturesque forest. History lovers can take great pleasure in the National Museum of History of Moldova, which is home to several artifacts and the national heritage. Even the Nativity cathedral is worth visiting for its impact on the country’s history and its splendid architecture. Another architectural marvel that is a must visit is the Chisinau water tower, which was built in the early 19th century. Moldova is not known for its architectural structures alone, but also for its mesmerizing natural beauty. The Padurea Domneasca also known as the Royal Forest Reserve is a scientific reserve but also home to various local flora and fauna. Do visit here where you will see the country’s local fauna in its natural habitat.
The Moldovan cuisine is best known for its distinctive style of cooking which is related to the locals. Combined with the local produce and this style of cooking, you will find of the Moldovan meals, a delectable delight. One of the best known dish that is a local favorite is the mamaliga normally served with stews, meat dishes and cottage cheese. To complete the meal, wash it down with a glass of local wine. Don’t forget to try the delicious stuffed cabbage rolls, pilaf, cozonaz and pasca when you can.
If you are looking for a variety of adventures, Moldova is the right place for you. Be it land based adventures or air, there are several choices for all. Whilst biking the surrounding landscapes may be a pleasure for you, you can always go cave exploring for a better adventure. Go kayaking or even horse riding! You can even go sky diving alone or with your family or friends!
No matter how and where you plan your trip, there are certain things that are beyond your control. These small factors can harm you and threaten your safety. While you cannot control the outcome, you can be well prepared and protect yourself with a safety net. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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