Stepping out in Chișinău

It was a great pleasure to visit Chișinău, the capital of Moldova, a small landlocked country between eastern Romania and southern Ukraine. This brief adventure in April began 14 hours earlier when I departed Bucharest in a bygone-esque and very rustic overnight train that ...

Leaving Europe way behind at the Duna Delta

The Duna Delta in Romania, where the locals know it as Delta Dunării, is a wonder and splendour in every sense. The greater part lies in far eastern Romania at the Black Sea, with a smaller part to the north in neighbouring Ukraine. Its ...

A new look at the best of Romania

Many of Romania’s greatest attractions for outsiders – 275 to be exact and featuring spectacular castles, mansions and cathedrals as well as gastronomy, cultural experiences, fortifications, ruins, walls and archaeological foundations – have been grouped online into 12 tourist routes that include not just ...

Airport traffic up by 20 percent in 2023

Passenger traffic at Liszt Ferenc International Airport increased by 20 percent to 14.6 million in 2023, reaching 91 percent of the traffic in the record year 2019, the Central Statistical Office said on Monday evening.

Budapest-Xian flight to launch from summer

A direct flight between Budapest and Xian, the capital of Shaanxi Province, will start operating in the summer, bringing the number of big Chinese cities travellers can reach with direct flights from Budapest to six, the minister of foreign affairs and trade, Peter Szijjarto, ...

Natural beauty, cultural diversity plus thrills in Malaysia’s Sabah

Sitting on top of Borneo is the enchanting state of Sabah. As a part of Malaysia, Sabah, North Borneo, is a shining example of authenticity and diversity. It promises a memorable experience for tourists who want to get in touch with nature and experience ...

MAV: German rail strike to affect trains running via Hungary

Travellers should expect longer travel times in the case of several international train services running through Hungary due to a strike by German train drivers, traffic information service Mavinform said on the MAV Group's website on Monday, citing German railway company Deutsche Bahn.