Transcarpathia: a Sunny, Vampireless Perspective on Old Castles (Part 2)

After a short trip to Uzhgorod, the unbeaten tourist path took us to Mukacheve and the surrounding castles. Not to bury the lead, the trip is unbeaten with a good reason — the transport (and tourist) infrastructure in the region is a total nightmare. But let’s take a quick look at the castles... more...

Transcarpathia: a Sunny, Vampireless Perspective on Uzhgorod (Part 1)

Gloom, rain, and Dracula lurking just around the corner? Well, that might be the card Romania is playing in their Transcarpathian region, but when it comes to the Ukrainian part of the same mountains, the story is quite the opposite. Transcarpathia in Ukraine is all about warm, sunny weather, lots o... more...