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Hotel Rila, Dupnitsa: this season’s biggest surprise

If you live in Bulgaria and plan your weekend escape, you probably don’t consider Dupnitsa. Neither did we and it turned out to be one of our biggest mistakes. At the end of this season we received an invitation to visit the renewed Hotel Rila in Dupnitsa. Although flattered, our initial thought was that Dupnitsa…

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Where to stay in Sliven: the Little House

A while ago Ellie and I said we were blessed to discover the most amazing places one can stay at, and as often happens in life: whatever you think becomes your reality. Just when we were about to stop traveling for a while and catch up on some writing, an email arrived. It was from…

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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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Green Wood hotel & spa: made for relaxation

After recently coming back from an exhausting trip to Slovenia we were in a desperate need of good rest. Our idea of time well spent consisted of a bed, a few episodes of “Friends”, and comfort food. If we could, of course, combine this with a good hike in a beautiful mountain, this could be…

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Your very own spa villa: hidden before your eyes

For those of us who are not blessed with our own home SPA, going to one is usually the highlight of the holidays. But! Isn’t it frustrating having to share this precious time with total strangers? Full of energy children jumping in the pool one after the other. Individuals with questionable hygiene. Or the worst: a…

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Black Sea Bulgaria Destinations Places to Stay Travel

Our new home on the Black sea: Levana Guest house

Ever had your holidays destroyed? Booked a place online because of the gorgeous photos and ended up with a horrendous service? Or a place that looks nothing like what you saw on photos? We’ve been there and it sucks. Which is why we love what Oyster.com does. Unfortunately, however, Oyster is yet to come to…

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Probably the most beautiful hotel in Bulgaria

Beauty, they say, is in the eyes of the beholder. I do agree, but I would also like to add that beauty is to be found in the intentions with which something has been created. Just like that drawing your kid makes on his third day at school – it may not be worth billions to…