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?
See the video
Transylvania Live in Top Ten, according to Fodor's travel guide
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? Make 2007 your year to experience some new travel thrills. Below are ten must-do adventures that will make the coming New Year one to remember.
Transylvania Live Dracula Tours -The world’s best vampire-spotting locations according to Lonely Planet
Fangtastic! by Tim Richards-Lonely Planet Author
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. download PDF
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 giveyou 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
The Irish Time published the article Creepy destination at home and abroad, written 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 download PDF
Win the fright of a lifetime to Transylvania
The Irish Independent teamed up with Transylvania Live and Wizzair to give one of our lucky readers the chance to win a trip (for two) of a lifetime to Transylvania Brenda Donnellan from Co. Galweay was the lucky reader of The Irish Independent who won a trip of a lifetime to Transylvania.
The Paul O'Grady Show hosting Transylvania Live tours
Transylvania Live has provided media assistance for Olga TV, Paul O'Grady's production company, for the 2008 Halloween edition of the show
5 Top Places to Hunt for Vampires - Zoomer Magazine -Canada,
Tranyslvania Live's- Dracula Tour is first
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
...here are five vampire-spotting destinations inspired by Lonely Planet’s Best
in Travel: Transylvania, Romania download the PDF.
Transylvania Live Dracula Tours in 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
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 .
Transylvania Live in Top 5 Offbeat travel tours, according to Tourism Review and Woman's Day
Experience the travel tour you won’t forget. 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. download PDF
Transylvania Live's Dracula Tours featured in Weekend Weekly Hong Kong
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. download PDF
Heli-ski in Transylvania in Men's Journal
Get wild in the Land of Dracula
Explore Rumania'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.
Transylvania Live interviewed by KZSB AM 1290 Radio from California
Our US representative, Andreea Leaha was interviwed about our 'Halloween tour in Transylvania with Vlad the Impaler" by the travel radio "Around the World" in Santa Barbara, California. The show was aired live on Thursday, October 26th, 2007 AT 10 AM (PST). The program was broadcast in Australia on 99.7 FM in Queensland and to another 30+ radio stations via ComRadSat.
download the interview - mp3
Daily Mirror's readers enjoing Transylvania Live's award
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.
Click here to see the advert.
Vacation with Vampires in Transylvania - Reflections magazine
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. download PDF
Transylvania Live interviewed by The World Radio, BBC News
"Listen to our interview with a Romanian tourguide who's leading a Halloween tour (www.visit-transylvania.us) of this walled city in Transylvania (Sighisoara)." The world Radio
Transylvania Live invited to debate Dark Tourism on Transilvania Live TV
Transylvania Live - LIVE from Transylvania on Living TV
Friday 23rd February,our crew was live on LIVING TV - UK (now Sky Living), translating messages from the show guests for the ghosts from a Transylvanian castle (apparently, these ghosts do not understand English tongue) in a special edition of Most Haunted Live broadcasted from Transylvania!
See the ghost hunting episode from a Transylvanian castle with our translation here.
Transylvania Live's and Transylvania Riders rally featured in Canadian Biker
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
Transylvania Live featured in Today's Travel News
Halloween Starts Early in Transylvania In the crass spirit of Christmas commercialization - which starts right after Halloween - we thought equal time ought to follow the Christmas holidays for marketing Halloween 2007. So in the spirit of eager and early holiday commercialization, we offer this hype for "Halloween In Transylvania - with Vlad the Impaler."download pdf.
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