Romania in the Press

Welcome to Transylvania

Travel and Leisure - By Guy Trebay

There is another Transylvania.
Back and back I have returned to it, as though ineluctably, and lucky in every case.
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Through Doors in Romania

USA Today - By Tim Leffel

As I learned during my recent visit, there's also plenty of beauty to take in while traveling around this country. Read Full Article »

Eternal Terrain

Saveur - By Alexander Lobrano

Just North of Bucharest, I left this century behind, and an hour later, the last one fell by the wayside, too.
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A Unique Romanian Cheese

AAA Home & Away - By Jeanine Barone

Cheese and tree bark don't seem like a natural fit. But this specialty of southeast Transylvania, may go as far back as the 14th century. Read Full Article »

Deep in the Carpathians, Painted Parables

The New York Times - By Peter Wortsman

Architectural historians have described the monastery churches, some shaped like gnomes in slouch hats, as Byzantine churches built with Gothic hands. Read Full Article »

Transylvanian town keeps its medieval charm

Toronto Star - By John Moore

SIBIU has for centuries been a centre of culture, faith and scholarship, and it was in the forefront of the Romanian revolution of the late 1980s... Read Full Article »

Le vin de la jeune fille

Le Devoir - Par Carolyne Parent

JIDVEI - Établi dans la commune de Jidvei depuis 1949, le domaine est le plus important producteur de vin blanc du pays.
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A Little Taste of Transylvania

Perceptive Travel - Tim Leffel

This is the area where most travelers gravitate to if they've got some time, which they rightfully should. Read Full Article »

Where Art and Faith Embrace in Gura Humorului

The New York Times - By Ruth Ellen Gruber

GURA HUMORULUI, Romaia - One of those blessed realms where sacred and secular monuments have enriched the enchanting natural landscape. Read Full Article »

Q&A: To Bucharest, and Beyond

The New York Times - By David G. Allan

BUCHAREST, Romania - The largely bucolic region is full of picturesque hamlets that remained intact through the country's Communist era. Read Full Article »

Bucharest, Romania - The Parliament Palace

Bucharest: Brick by Brick

Global Traveler - By Richard Newton

Whichever road we choose from here will take us on a journey not only across Romania's capital but also through a cross section of the city's history. Read Full Article »

Romania's famous painted monasteries

Toronto Star - By John Moore

At Moldovita, sightseers taking tours led by some of the resident nuns mingle with worshippers lighting votive candles or offering prayers before icons. Full Article »

Famous haunts -Dracula's Castle

The Spectator - By John Moore

It has soaring whitewashed towers and a picturesque courtyard, while the rooms are connected by winding staircases (and secret passages)... Read Full Article »

Transylvania: A Walk in Dracula's Shadow

By Rita Cook (The Travelers Way)

Is easy to start believing when you drive into the Carpathian Mountains and wind your way through the old forests and into the desolate mountain passes. Read Full Article »

The Last Laugh -The Merry Cemetery

Toronto Star - By John Moore

Who says that death can't have its lighter side? Even if you can't read Romanian, the simple paintings on the cross tell unmistakable tales of their own. Read Full Article »

Why Go Now

The New York Times - By Evan Rail

BUCHAREST, Romania - Far cheaper than Prague or Budapest, Bucharest offers much of the culture of the neighboring capitals without the crowds. Read Full Article »

In Transylvania, a Count Invites You to His Castle

The New York Times - By Nicholas Wood

TRANSYLVANIA, Romania - While Bran Castle, the towering fortress most closely associated with Vlad the Impaler, is 41 miles away... Read Full Article »

A Checkered Past Adds Intrigue to Bohemian City

The New York Times - By Alex Crevar

BUCHAREST, Romania - Less difficult to imagine was Bucharest's earlier history, when the city was known as the Paris of the East . Read Full Article »

You'll Die Laughing, if You're Not Already Dead

The New York Times - By Peter S. Green

SAPANTA, Romania - Death, when it visits this isolated town in a forgotten corner of Europe, comes laughing - in the guise, almost, of a comic book. Read Full Article »

Transylvania: a half-mythical land in Romania

Transylvania: a half-mythical land in Romania

The National - By Justin Marozzi

TRANSYLVANIA, Romania - ...There are real-life counts, castles and crags, towers, turrets, bears and bats, not to mention mist-wreathed valleys and more folk legends than you can shake a stick at. Read Full Article »