Saxons in Transylvania

Medieval fortress-churches line the villages in Transylvania. The Saxons arrived here in the 13th century and left massive buildings which functioned as protection for the population and strongholds for military…

Writer Seminar in Transylvania

In the Carpathian Mountains and the high plain of Transylvania the hills and the towns are filled with legends.This is the place where the vampires, headed by Count Dracula, started…

Tracking Dracula

Ever since Bram Stoker wrote his famous horror novel “Dracula” in 1897 Transylvania has been associated with vampires and darkness. What is the truth behind Dracula? Who was the cruel…

Transylvanian Castles

Transylvania is famous for its scraggy mountains and long teeth, but in reality this part of Romania is picturesque and romantic. A camera and comfortable shoes are needed for a…