Interview With Travel Blogger Mircea Mitrofan of Vacanțele lui Mircea

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This travel blogger interview features Mircea Mitrofan of Vacanțele lui Mircea. Someone who if he wasn’t travelling would be a dancer.

Mircea Mitrofan of Vacanțele lui Mircea

Mircea Mitrofan of Vacanțele lui Mircea

What is your name?

Mircea Mitrofan

 

Which country do you come from/call home?

Bucharest, Romania

 

Are you a backpacker/long term traveller/business traveller/live and work abroad?

I am currently a travel journalist from Romania. I travel almost every month in my country, but I always have time to explore 3-4 new places abroad each year.

 

How do you fund your travel (savings/work whilst travelling/other)?

I’ve got a full-time job in media.

 

What is the first trip you remember taking and how old were you?

That was to Odessa in Ukraine with my family. I remember this trip because it inspired me even at a young age to travel.

 

Have you been anywhere which turned out to be totally different to how you imagined? If so, how?

Yes, actually every time, in the case of traveling it is definitely not what you see is what you get“. I’m always surprised with people´s mentality, it’s always interesting getting to know people around the world.

Mircea in Romania with Mircea Mitrofan of Vacanțele lui Mircea

Mircea in Romania

Have you had any bad experiences whilst travelling?

I’ve had some bad travel experience, but it didn’t bother me much. Many problems arose over inadequate accommodation or bad food.

 

Do you have any funny travel stories?

Absolutely! I was in a village in Romania and spoke with an old woman. The woman told me a lot of jokes.

funny travel story

Funny old lady

Which is the worst place you’ve been to and why?

Every destination has its charm. I did not have a destination that I did not like.

 

Where is your favourite place in the world?

I love Algarve, but I dream of travelling to Brazil.

Algarve

Algarve

Do you have a bucket list? If so what is on it?

In this year I will traveling to Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia, Malta, Bulgaria and Romania.

 

Can you imagine life without travel?

It’s impossible!

 

If you were not travelling what would you be doing instead?

I would be a dancer!

 

What is the name of your travel blog and the url?

Vacanțele lui Mircea ( Trips of Mircea) – https://vacanteleluimircea.wordpress.com/

 

When did you begin your website Vacanțele lui Mircea?

In 2017 I will celebrate 3 years! I founded my travel blog in August 2014.

Romania with Mircea Mitrofan of Vacanțele lui Mircea

In Romania with Mircea Mitrofan

Why do you write (for money/connecting with people/therapeutic/fun)?

I like to write! I am very glad if my readers tell me: Your post was very interesting and you helped us.“

 

What makes your site so unique and why should people read it?

It is simple and practical!

 

Do you have any products or services to offer?

No!

 

What has been your most successful blog post to date and what was it about?

I have written exclusively about the opening of an underground hotel in the Republic of Moldova. It’s in the tourist complex of Branesti Winery called “Stone Age”, located in the village of Branesti in Orhei district. The whole complex is situated in an old limestone mine at a depth of 60 meters, which helps to maintain a constant temperature all year at the level of 12-14 degrees with a humidity of 90-92%. The complex the most visited tourist attraction in Moldova.

 

What has been your favourite article to write either for your blog or another publication?

My favorite articles are about the beaches from Greece.

Greece

Greece

What is your favourite mode of transport? (plane/train/boat/car)

Plane and car.

 

Do you have any advice or tips for aspiring travellers?

Discover the world! Follow your heart! Live your passion!

 

What has travel taught you?

My travel experience learned me to be alive.

Algarve, Portugal with Mircea Mitrofan of Vacanțele lui Mircea

Algarve, Portugal with Mircea Mitrofan

Quick fire questions:-

Favourite airline? Blue Air

Favourite country? Portugal

Favourite city? Bucharest

Favourite beach? Lalaria beach (Greece)

Favourite food? Romanian and Georgian

Favourite language? French

 

Please provide the following:-

Website url? https://vacanteleluimircea.wordpress.com/

Facebook page? https://www.facebook.com/vacanteleluimircea/

Instagram? https://www.instagram.com/mircea_mitrofan/?hl=ro

 

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Comments

  1. Hi TG,

    Ah, to be alive. Ditto here Mircea. I learned how to be alive, how to seize life by the horns, all through the miracle of traveling, seeing the world and embracing different cultures. It is like the St. Aug quote; life is a book and those who don’t travel read only 1 page. Thanks for sharing 🙂

    Ryan

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