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Podcast · 5 Jan 2022

Walking and trekking in Romania

Hannah chats with Janneke Klop about the splendour of walking and trekking in the mountains of Romania. The massive number of mountains means that there is something for everyone in this country - from short and fun walks for children to exposed...

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Article · 29 Feb 2020

An intro to… The mountains of Romania

Often associated with vampires, Romania is, in fact, incredibly hospitable. And as our intro to this sparsely populated country explains, it's also home to one of the last wildernesses in Europe.

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Feature · 8 Jan 2020

The Mountains of Romania: hiking in the rugged Carpathians

‘What do you know about Romania?’ Ask someone this question and chances are their eyes will glaze over instantly. Janneke Klop didn’t know the first thing about this...

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Feature · 9 Jan 2017

Expedition Rhodope: an adventure and a conservation trek across an entire Bulgarian mountain range

An expedition to trek the length of Bulgaria's Rhodope mountains, researching endangered raptors. On their trip of a lifetime, Alex, Adam and Katy avoided bears, experienced...

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Article · 16 Oct 2015

Bulgaria – A relatively unexplored corner of Europe

What's on the checklist for your next trip? Unspoiled mountains; good paths and guidebook; day walks and multi-day treks? Bulgaria offers all this and more.

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Feature · 28 Jun 2015

The Carpathian Mountains – the last European wilderness?

Jonathan Cook and his trekking companion, James, were looking for an alternative but affordable trekking destination that didn't involve flying to the ends of the earth. The...