Tag Archives: Vlad Dracul

The Vampire’s Castle

Everyone seems a little stir-crazy these days. We can’t go anywhere or do anything. So I thought it would be nice to re-publish a few of my travel tales, places you might want to visit if the planes ever fly again. This one is from September 2014. Dracula is everywhere in Romania, perhaps the country’s […]

Searching For Dracula Again

It is Tuesday, and I decided that today we’d go for an encore, a post originally published on September 25, 2014. At this point I have no idea what is coming up when Wednesday rolls around. Dracula is everywhere in Romania, perhaps the country’s biggest tourist draw. But a flawed one that many Romanians are […]

Searching For Dracula – II

Dracula is everywhere in Romania, perhaps, the biggest tourist draw. Romanians would be proud of him, you would think. But they’re not. Oh, they’ll exploit his image and soak the tourists. The image of Dracula that you know from Hollywood movies and Bram Stoker’s novel is everywhere. But Vlad Dracul, 15th century ruler of the […]