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Bulgaria Travel

The end of Bulgaria, still holds the magic: Asen’s Fortress

Since the very first time we went to the Kosovo Houses Complex in the Rhodope mountain we keep recommending it to everyone we meet. It’s absolutely lovely and the closeness of some incredible places that you can visit only makes it more appealing when you’re planning a holiday in Bulgaria. One of the places we…

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Destinations Historical Sites Serbia Travel

The Red Cross Concentration Camp in Nis, Serbia: Nazi’s footsteps on the Balkans

Everyone who knows me is aware of my fascination with the Second World War. If you’re wondering why I would be interested in such horrific events, the reason is simple: I believe that if we can learn from other people’s mistakes, we do not need to make our own. And this is exactly how I…

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Destinations Historical Sites Serbia Travel

The Skull Tower in Nis, Serbia (Ćele kula): quite creepy, yet inspiring

Can you imagine a four-sided tower about 3 meters tall, with 952 skulls attached to it? Neither could we, before we saw it. This incredible location in Nis, Serbia tells a story of bravery in the face of incredible danger. Let me tell you the story of the Skull Tower During the first Serbian uprising (aiming…

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Destinations Other countries Poland Travel

Visiting Auschwitz at the age of 17

When I visited Auschwitz I was barely 17 and a half years old and cannot explain the reason because of which I did not want to talk about it until recently. Obsessed with the events of the Second World Was I knew a lot about the place at the time but even that didn’t stop…