Transylvania Live on Travel Channel

The itinerary of the Vampire in Transylvania tour was a major source of inspiration for Mysterious Journeys, a production company working with Travel Channel. Transylvania Live has currently assisted them on a documentary based on our dark legends. The documentary was broadcasted on Travel Channel October 29, 8:00 pm, Oct 30, 12:00 am, Oct 31, 11:00 am.

Mysterious Journeys – The Hunt for Dracula

Undertake a chilling journey into the very soul of Romania in search of the true story behind the dark prince of the undead: Dracula. Who was the inspiration for Count Dracula? Was he a real man or a man of fiction? Watch the video below:

Transylvania Live tours in Top Ten, according to Fodor’s travel guide

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The prestigious Fodor’s travel guide, placed Halloween in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler in Top Ten Must-Do-Adventures.
Been there, done that, and you’ve got the T-shirt to prove it? Below are ten must-do adventures that will make the coming New Year one to remember.
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Transylvania Live Dracula Tours -The world’s best vampire-spotting locations according to Lonely Planet

Transylvania Live Dracula Tour in Top 5

Vampires and their stories seem to be enjoying an eternal renaissance in contemporary fiction and film. Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire kicked off the modern raft of tales, and the popularity of more recent book and movie offerings like Twilight and True Blood shows that folks are, well, batty for vampire tales. So where can you go to learn more about these creatures of the night? Discover the top destinations with this excerpt from Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel.
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RTÉ One Ireland – Tubridy Tonight Show

This week (the week before Halloween) on Tubridy Tonight we have a spook-tacular prize for one of you at home! We’ve teamed up with Transylvania Live, experts in Transylvania, and Wizz Air, the largest low fare – low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, to give you the chance to win the ultimate Halloween Break. You and a friend will jet off to Transylvania for an exclusive Halloween party in Count Dracula’s Castle! With fortune tellers, ghosts and ghouls there will be plenty to keep you on your toes!

You’ll spend the following day sight-seeing – meet a unique artist, the only one in the world, whose uses spider webs for this paintings, visit the Saxon village of Biertan, home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, descend to the heart of one of the oldest salt mines in the country – there’s lots to do and see.
Transylvania Live
is proud to announce the winner of the contest organised by Tubridy Tonight Show. Damien Fogarty from Dublin, has explored the magic realms of Transylvania, in a special Halloween Short Break

The flagship 7 day Dracula Tour is first on the list

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Written with humour by Sandra O’Connell.

In the top of the list is Transylvania Live‘s 7 day flagship Dracula Tour, Halloween in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler.
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5 Top Places to Hunt for Vampires – Zoomer Magazine -Canada, Dracula Tour is first

Transylvania Live Dracula Tour in Top 5

Like the immortal blood sucking creatures themselves, our fascination with vampires isn’t dimmed by the passing centuries. These pale-faced, fang-toothed icons have inspired centuries of horror and mystery — not to mention a Hollywood blockbuster or two. (Who can forget Max Schreck as Nosferatu or Bela Lugosi’s Dracula?)…

While today’s vampire fans flock to the scenes of their favourite TV shows and movies, there are many places you can sink your teeth into some good old-fashioned vampire lore. After all, vampire haunts can offer more than sets: the history, culture and scenery make them destinations their own right. …here are five vampire-spotting destinations inspired by Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel:Transylvania, Romania
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Dracula Tours in UK Bizarre Magazine

Fear and loathing in Transylvania – Bizarre’s gothic traveller Stephen Daultrey takes a trip to the real-life home of VLAD THE IMPALER to sample cock’n’balls cuisine served with a side order of CHILLING TALES.

Read about Stephen’s Vampire tour in Transylvania with Transylvania Live!
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Transylvania Live Dracula Tours in FOX News

Vampires and their stories seem to be enjoying an eternal renaissance in contemporary fiction and film. So where can you go to learn more about these creatures of the night? There’s nothing better than going to the source, and in the case of vampire lore that’s Vlad Tepes, legendary ruler of Wallachia, now part of Romania!

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Transylvania Live Dracula Tours in Top 5 Offbeat tours in Woman’s Day

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No matter if you like it historical, literary, spooky, or adventurous, the top 5 offbeat travel tours have it all. Tourism-Review.com presents the best unusual tours for discerning travelers selected by Womansday.com.

Experience the travel tour you won’t forget:
Dracula Tour Transylvania Romania 

A week long tour for the fans of Bram Stoker’s Dracula or Vlad the Impaler includes
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Weekend Weekly from Hong Kong

Transylvania Live Dracula tours in the press

Together with two photo models a reporter and a photographer from Weekend Weekly, a magazine based in Hong Kong have participated in a Dracula Tour in Transylvania in the summer of 2011.

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Transylvania Live’s activities in Men’s Journal

Men's Journal about Transylvania Live's Heli-ski in Transylvania

Get wild in the Land of Dracula
Explore Romania’s rugged side with the adventure set
By Paul Bibeau

..take a chopper out of town to heli-ski the Iezer Papusa, Fagaras, and Bucegi mountains. A customized trip sure to be unforgetable but you’ll have to be in in excellent conditon to hack it.

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Transylvania Live interviewed by KZSB AM 1290 Radio from California

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Our colleague, Andreea Leaha was interviewed about our ‘Halloween tour in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler” by the travel radio “Around the World” in Santa Barbara, California. The program was broadcast also in Australia on 99.7 FM in Queensland and to another 30+ radio stations via ComRadSat.
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Transylvania Live interviewed by  BBC News

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Listen to our interview with a Romanian tourguide who’s leading a Halloween tour of the walled city in Transylvania (Sighisoara).”

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Daily Mirror’s readers enjoying Transylvania Live’s award

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Transylvania Live
 is proud to announce the winners of the contest organised by Daily Mirror. Helena and David Gladwin, from Isle of Wight, UK, have explored the magic realms of Transylvania, in August, in a special Vampire Holiday.

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to see the advert.

Vacation with Vampires in Transylvania – Reflections magazine

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by Andrea Beringer 
Would-be vampire hunters can explore Transylvania solo or seek courage in numbers on one of the increasingly popular Dracula tours. The commercial tours find their own ways to inflict a bigger bite of vampire pop culture for victims—er, visitors. Outfitters may throw vampire balls, host Halloween costume contests, show classic Dracula films on board the bus or hand out small cross necklaces and survivor certificates to their brave travelers
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Transylvania Live invited to debate Dark Tourism on Transilvania Live TV

Transylvania Live tour hosted in Chicago Tribune

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Autumn with the vampire
TRIPS, TIPS & DEALS BY MARGARET BACKENHEIMER
Fall colors lend a mystical air to the land of Bram Stoker’s famous Count, it seems, as Romania’s castles, mountains and gorges take on the reds and golds of autumn. The “Transylvanian Fall Foliage Special Tour” hits the highlights of the region, visiting man-made and natural wonders such as Bucharest’s massive Parliament Palace, Bran Castle, the Merry Cemetery and the Apuseni Mountains, as well as the medieval citadel of Sighisoara. download the article in pdf.

Transylvania Live’s Halloween Party hosted on Deutsche Welle

Dracula-Tourism is of course greatest in Transylvania on October 31st. Not only do people go there to party – some even arrive for bigger celebrations. Reporter Catherine Graue, who met a number of them on her Halloween outing to Transylvania -including a British couples who came to get married. The question is: how are the Romanians taking the influx of gouls and goblins?
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Interview by KZ95 KZJH Radio from Wyoming

Interview about our Dracula Tours in Transylvania by Brian Karre.
Brian is in search for the 10 Most Haunted Places Throughout The World. The Brian Karre show airs from 6AM-10AM Monday-Friday on KZ95 KZJH Wyoming.
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Transylvania Live in Los Angeles Times

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October festivals in the West and beyond

By Avital Binshtock, Special to The Los Angeles Times, September 30, 2008

Tours, shows and celebrations follow the footsteps of Bram Stoker’s novel character, Count Dracula.

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Transylvania Live’s motorcycles tours in Transylvania on Travel Channel

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The Thrillseekers Guide, a program transmitted on Travel Channel filmed Transylvania Live‘s Motorcycles Tours in Transylvania

Transylvania Live’s sponsored rally featured in Canadian Biker

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Canadian Biker published the article Transylvania calling you.

If you’re looking for something a little different this summer consider accepting the invitation sent to Canadian motorcyclist… Read the article

Press Kit

Are you a journalist or broadcaster working on a piece about Transylvania, destination weddings, or hiking adventure or cultural tour? We can provide story ideas, expert quotes, interviews, and more. We have appeared on TV and radio broadcasts and been interviewed by numerous print and internet publications.

How to Reach Us

The best way to reach us is via email . We check email even when on the road.

On a deadline? Give us a call! We’re accustomed to deadlines and can work with yours.

Here are some good quality images from Transylvania and Romania suitable for printings (please right click the link, and then select Save target as to download the image):

Bran Castle, aka Dracula’s Castle – TIF Image, 9,85 MB
Moldovita Monastery – TIF Image, 19,5 MB
Peles Castle – TIF Image, 4,22 MB

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