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Karandila: one of the most beautiful places we’ve seen

Even if you’ve already heard of Bulgaria or considered visiting it, I bet you never thought someone could be recommending Sliven, let alone an area 30 minutes drive away from the town. Well, that’s because many are engaging into showing you the beaten path. Let us take you away from it for a while and…

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Climbing Cherni Vrah: the highest one in Vitosha

As many people who live in Sofia, I always neglected the closest mountain – Vitosha. You know this feeling of taking things for granted, right? This summer, however, Ellie and I decided we should tick Cherni Vrah off the list. And so we did. It turned out to be the most boring peak we’ve ever…

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Yagoda and Malina Villas in Borovets: one of our favorite places

We are the type of travelers that like unique places with their own style and spirit. This is why we think that the Kosovo Houses Complex is perhaps the most beautiful hotel in Bulgaria; why we LOVE the warmth and spirit of Levana Guest house, and why we bow before the genius concept of Villa…

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Climbing Musala: the Everest of the Balkans (photo story)

When I first started blogging several years ago I promised myself to help my readers find the few remaining places in Bulgaria without a cellphone network. One of those places, as I have recently discovered, is the highest peak on the Balkans, our local Everest – Musala. If the lack of cellphone coverage isn’t enough…

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Going to the 7 Rila Lakes in Rila Mountain (useful tips)

One of our most favorite destinations, the 7 Rila Lakes, is without a doubt also one of the most beautiful places to visit in Bulgaria. Spending several days in the Sapareva Banya and dedicating one of those days to the lakes is an amazing idea, but did you know you can also add them to your list of day trips…

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Golden Bridges, Vitosha Mountain in pictures

The Golden Bridges in Vitosha Mountain near Sofia are definitely one of our favourite places to visit. This summer we’ve been there twice and the view seems more spectacular every time! I am pretty sure you’ll quickly understand why by the pictures below. A quick trip to the Golden Bridges in Vitosha If you’re looking…