Bil Ambrecht

Washington DC, USA

Adrian was our guide in October 2017 to some of the Painted Monasteries near Suçeava, Romania, where we stayed for several days to learn about the culture, religion, and history of Bucovina region. (more…)

Mike and Kerry Youlden


To see and share beautiful Romania with Ovidiu is a lifetime experience I am not going into great detail but do yourself a favor and do it with Explore Bucovina (more…)

Sallye Whalah

Chicago, USA

I recommend Ovidiu with the highest enthusiasm possible. We recently had the good fortune to have him lead my family on a personalized tour of several regions in Romania. (more…)

Brandy Chetsas

Boston, USA

I wanted to send a few pictures to give an overview of our amazing trip and all the wonderful friends we made along the way. Just one week ago today, we were on a plane headed back home from Bucharest. (more…)

Mary and Walter Stapleton

Calgary, AB, Canada

Ovidiu Botoni, principal of Explore Bucovina, acted as our guide in October 2016 during several days in Suçeava, Romania, where we stayed while visiting Painted Monasteries.  (more…)

Catrihe et Lea

Nantes, France

Dear Ovidiu, We're back in Nantes so we send you this few words to thank you for the trip in Romania. If you want to come to see the beautiful town of Nantes and the birttany, we'll receive you with pleasure! (more…)

Dimitra Lambrou


Exploring with Ovidiu is fun and exciting, not only will you learn facts about the region but you will also be enjoying the company of a good man who did his homework about the place (more…)

Brian and Crystal

Arlington, Virginia, USA

We have traveled through many cities in six countries on our trip so far and Sorin is by far the best guide we have had so far. (more…)

Judy Minier, Bil Tucker


We were very impressed with Ovidiu’s knowledge of the “painted monasteries” we visited, and beyond that, we enjoyed his very personable style and willingness to talk about Romania’s history (more…)