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An intro to… The mountains of Romania

Article · On 29 Feb 2020 by Janneke Klop

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...
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The Mountains of Romania: hiking in the rugged Carpathians

Feature · On 8 Jan 2020 by Janneke Klop

‘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 mysterious Eastern...
Where are the High Tatras - the ideal location for a mountain holiday?

Where are the High Tatras - the ideal location for a mountain holiday?

Article · On 8 Mar 2017 by Colin Saunders

The area of the High Tatras is described as "an ideal location for a mountain holiday, and especially for the adventurous walker". Colin Saunders, author of a walking guidebook to...
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Expedition Rhodope: an adventure and a conservation trek across an entire Bulgarian mountain range

Feature · On 9 Jan 2017 by Alex Fall

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 fantastic Bulgarian hospitality and...
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Mountain running in Romania's Făgăraş

Feature · On 5 Sep 2016 by Giles Story

Ominous weather didn’t stop Giles Story, Aidan de Gruchy and Joe Williams from hitting the mountain trails of Romania’s Făgăraş chain, a tremendous ridge in the Southern Carpathians. Giles Story...
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Cycling the Danube: Budapest to the Black Sea Part 3

Feature · On 8 May 2016 by Tim Salmon

This is the last of three articles describing a journey Tim Salmon and his wife Camilla made along the lesser-travelled lower Danube, from Budapest across Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and along...
Cycling the River Danube

Cycling the Danube: Budapest to the Black Sea Part 2

Feature · On 10 Apr 2016 by Tim Salmon

This is the second of three articles describing a journey Tim Salmon and his wife Camilla made along the lesser-travelled lower Danube, from Budapest across Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and along...
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Cycling the Danube: Budapest to the Black Sea Part 1

Feature · On 11 Mar 2016 by Tim Salmon

In this first of three articles Tim Salmon describes a journey he and his wife Camilla made along the lesser-travelled lower Danube, from Budapest across Hungary, Croatia, Serbia and along...
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Bulgaria – A relatively unexplored corner of Europe

Article · On 16 Oct 2015 by Mick Borroff

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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The Carpathian Mountains – the last European wilderness?

Feature · On 28 Jun 2015 by Jonathan Cook

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 Carpathian Mountains of...
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A trip to The High Tatras Mountains of Poland and Slovakia

Article · On 23 Jan 2012

The latest edition of the Cicerone guide to the High Tatras just landed on my desk, bringing back fond memories of one of my first walking holidays. My trip was...