Kismet Dao Hostel's Blog

Here you can find information about your favorite hostel and its guests, cool events in the city of Brasov and surroundings, Romanian culture & traditions, useful travel tips & recommendations or just some random posts by the hostel's lovely staff.

Did you know?

Strada sforii (Romanian for 'String street', Fadengasse  ) is the narrowest street in the city of Brasov. It is believed to be one of the narrowest streets in Europe (Spreuerhofstraße, in Germany, and Parliament Street, in England, are narrower).

Oktoberfest Brasov 2012

6-9 september 2012, Sports Arena "Ion Tiriac"

The first edition of Oktoberfest Brasov was organized in 2009 at the foot of Tampa mount by the local Saxon community represented by the German Economic Club. The success of the small Oktoberfest Brasov exceeded all expectations.

Independence Day July 4th

On July 4, 1776, USA claimed the independence from Britain and Democracy was born. Every day thousands leave their homeland to come to the “land of the free and the home of the brave” so they can begin their American Dream.

FatzaDa 2012: Call for Participants

Participate / Get involved / Be part of the most creative event of the year to be organized in Brasov's central square - the fourth edition of the FatzaDa Art Festival. Submit your visual artwork in the form of painting, photography, short film, theater play, music or dance recital, or any performance and idea linked to the festival's theme "The Relationship between the Man & the Building, Tradition & Reality" to dan@oprea.net, www.fatzada.ro or www.facebook.com/fatzada.

Brasov International Film Festival & Market: July 19-29, 2012

A new annual film festival showcasing nonviolent feature films is launching in Europe. The festival takes place in Brasov - Romania and it will screen a total of nine feature films in competition.

Overall, an incredible and unforgettable stay

Having worked at a few hostels and stayed at many more, this place left me truly impressed. It's been several months now since I stayed, and I feel bad this review has taken so long! I usually don't even leave reviews, but this one has long been on my mind.

I loved staying at the Kismet Dao

I loved staying at the Kismet Dao. My friend and I stayed for part of our ski trip in Romania. We originally planned to stay for 1 night only, but we were so impressed with the accommodation and the warm welcome we received that we stayed for 3!

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