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Wildlife

Europe’s spring wildlife highlights

Searching for a wildlife-filled spring getaway? Whether you want to admire exotic orchids, listen out for birdsong or spot a blue whale in the wild, Europe has something to offer. 

Dracula destinations for you to get your teeth into

From the places mentioned in Bram Stoker’s novel to sites linked to the life of Vlad the Impaler, the real historical figure who served as an inspiration for the fictional count – if you’re seeking serious Dracula tourism these are the best places in Transylvania to visit. 

Vlad Drăculea – the man behind the myth

Lucy Mallows on the real Dracula.

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Slow Travel

Five reasons to visit Transylvania

Whether you want to enjoy a slower pace of life in traditional rural villages or seek adventure in the surrounding mountains, Transylvania has something to offer every traveller. 

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Active and Adventure

Outdoor adventure in Transylvania

Transylvania is an attractive destination for those looking for an activity holiday. Here is a selection of the best outdoor experiences that the region has to offer. 

The best castles, fortresses and palaces in Transylvania

Transylvania is home to many impressive castles, palaces and fortresses. Here are eight of the best. 

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Active and Adventure Weird and wonderful

Going underground: the world’s best caves

This isn’t one for claustraphobes.

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Active and Adventure Europe

14 European national parks that you’ve probably never heard of

There are many national parks in Europe that remain fairly unknown. Here you can discover 14 of the best. Why miss out on visiting somewhere spectacular?

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Africa

Where to go in December

Whether it’s carnivals, ghost towns or turkey soup that you’re after, here’s where to head in December.

The story of five little spoons from Cluj

Rosie Whitehouse takes an emotional trip down memory lane in Cluj, Transylvania.