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The Russian church in the town of Shipka: absolutely incredible!

Although I studied a lot about the Russo-Turkish war in high school, I felt that I don’t know enough when I was preparing for this article. It has been about 3-4 weeks now that I am actively reading Europe’s history. Why Europe, you’d ask, if this was a war between Russia and Turkey (both non-European countries)?…

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What’s so special about the Russian Church in Sofia?

You know this church – you’ve seen it on so many pictures. It is a gorgeous building in the very heart of Sofia, standing there to remind us (and our guests) that Bulgaria and Russia have a common past. But this isn’t what makes the church so special. Nor are the tulips, nor its golden…

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A night in the Rila Monastery

You can’t sleep on the Eiffel tower, nor on Tower Bridge. Actually, most famous spots limit your experience to simply watching. But! We got some good news for you – this isn’t the case in Bulgaria. The most popular site in our gorgeous country allows you far more than merely seeing it. We’re talking about…

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The Cross Forest: the place that makes dreams come true

Whether you believe in miracles or not, we all face times in our lives when we most certainly need one. Be it because we’re praying for a better job, a child, a cure to a disease we have or simply for a better world, turning to our own form of God is simply inevitable. I…

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Bachkovo Monastery: probably the most magical monastery in Bulgaria

Do you believe that monasteries are not built on random locations (especially the old ones)? I certainly do. We, human beings, are definitely way more logical and hence perhaps more intelligent nowadays (if this is really what intelligence is about). However, in the 21st century, I honestly believe we’re way too far from our roots,…