Whither Gara de Nord?

The local council of Bucharest’s Sector 1 voted on Friday to approve the clean-up and rejuvenation of Parcul Garii de Nord, the small park opposite the main entrance to the Romanian capital’s primary railway station. The park, behind which is the monolithic (in every sense of the word) Ministry of Transport, was created in the… Continue reading Whither Gara de Nord?

Gara de Nord: There's more to it than onions and Carpati

Went to Bucharest’s Gara de Nord at the weekend (not because we were getting a train anywhere, simply for research purposes ahead of the publication of the next Bucharest In Your Pocket, which will hit the streets over the next few days).* We were more impressed than ever. Bucharest’s main railway station still gets a… Continue reading Gara de Nord: There's more to it than onions and Carpati