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Transylvania Train, a unique travel experience

A tourist event, a train trip, but not only. A chain of unique experiences: from tinkling to wine tasting and untold stories about the people of Transylvania. Three medieval towns where we are hosts of the best...

Bear Necessities

Contrary to some understandings Romania is a rich country in many ways, perhaps none more so than in sheer, unrestrained natural beauty and splendour particularly with her abundance of flora and fauna and wilde...

Wetland Europe

In Romania’s isolated Danube Delta, traditional communities are struggling to survive in the face of reduced fishing, tighter regulations and economic migration. Kit Gillet explores the challenges that exist i...

Veggie Triple

The following three restaurants have been chosen for their selection of vegetarian dishes in particular settings. These are selections based on quality rather than quantity and for value for money alongside amb...

Sibiu is Transylvania at its best and most accessible

As the sun casts shadows around the lively, yet relaxed Piata Mica square in the centre of Sibiu, a barman at NOD — a trendy cafe-come-bar — brings out a strong, locally-brewed 1717 beer in a 750ml champagne bo...

Weeds and cholesterol

Arabella McIntyre-Brown celebrates an English table in Transylvania The Romanian foodscape has changed beyond recognition in the last decade. What’s now available in shops, hotels and eateries defies belief ...