Tag Archives: Romania

Best Places to Experience Halloween

Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 by Marcus Hunt.

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Hallowe’en and Día de Los Muertos, celebrated at the end of October and the beginning of November respectively, are when we celebrate everything that’s dark, dire and dead. This year, take some inspiration from some of the scariest and most mysterious destinations in the world, from Dracula’s Castle in the depths of the Romanian countryside, to [...]

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Maramures and the Merry Cemetery, Romania

Posted on 15. Aug, 2014 by Erik.

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A full day excursion through the northwestern Romanian region of Maramures, home to many villages where century-old traditions are still part of daily life, has been added to the itinerary of our tours that cross from Hungary to Romania, such as our Transylvania Tale tour.  This addition enables us to explore the traditional rural lifestyle [...]

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Transylvania Tour Leader

Dracula’s Descendant to Lead New Tours!

Posted on 01. Apr, 2014 by Jess Millett.

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With the first departure of their new Transylvania Tale tour only weeks away, Tucan Travel has announced the appointment of a tour leader with a rather gruesome lineage. New Transylvania Tour leader Erik Jelinek can allegedly trace his bloodline back to Dracula himself! Tucan Travel are very happy with the appointment, stating Erik has demon-strated [...]

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Dracula’s Castle

Charming Transylvania

Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by Sarah Field.

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When you think of Romania the first thing that comes to a lot of peoples’ minds is Transylvania and Dracula. It is true that there is plenty of myth around the infamous vampire, however Romania is much more than this one story. It is a world of quaint wooden villages, horse drawn carts, rolling fields [...]

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