Visit Sibiu: the Transylvanian host of this week’s EU summit

On a bright early morning in Sibiu, a small picturesque city in Transylvania, the spire of its impressive Evangelical church…

9 May 2019

Firewood is more than a middle-class accessory

In the Transylvanian winter, firewood is fundamental to survival but that only adds to its joy, says Stephen McGrath

15 Feb 2019

Great British adventures (without getting lost in the wilderness)

A new app is aimed at helping people swap the city for the great outdoors

16 Nov 2018

How the childhood home of a great artist was left to rot

Romanian authorities have failed to protect the house where Constantin Brancusi grew up

29 Oct 2018

Romania: Europe’s most overlooked holiday destination

From stunning nature to fine wine, Stephen McGrath on Romania’s under-appreciated delights

30 May 2018

Europe’s best nature holidays

From the Tuscan hills to Slovenia’s great lake

17 Apr 2018

Don’t waste your money on Mayweather-McGregor

The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor won’t be worth the hype or the pay-per-view fee

24 Aug 2017

A trip to Dracula’s birthplace won’t bleed you dry

The Transylvanian citadel that’s perfect for a budget break

10 Aug 2017

If Anthony Joshua is the future of boxing, God help us

Boxing is crying out for a charismatic leading light, but Joshua isn’t that man

27 Apr 2017

Mayweather-McGregor: boxing’s billion-dollar con

When this mega-fight takes place in August, Floyd Mayweather will cruise to victory

15 Feb 2017