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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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You wouldn’t tell Americans that Kennedy was like Don Quichotte

The other day (on the 19th of February) in Bulgaria we marked 143 years from the hanging of Vasil Levski – a national hero, also called The Apostle of Freedom. He was one of the leaders of the revolutionary movement to free Bulgaria from the Ottoman ruling which lasted 500 years. As a member of a…

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Destinations Italy Other countries Travel

Trieste, Italy – YEA or NAY?

Italy is many people’s dream place to visit and my memories from the time I was in Venice and Verona back 12 years ago, made me a member of the “I love Italy” tribe. This is why when we went to Ljubljana for a week this October, a day trip to Trieste, Italy, was a…

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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…

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Bulgaria Destinations In the city Sofia Travel

That (thai) massage that made me snore

When you’re born to a Bulgarian family (not the modern ones though), you grow up knowing that you have got to be tough. Even though Bulgarians are known for complaining a lot (from the government, from their salaries, from their neighbors), whining in front of your family members when you’re sick isn’t a welcomed behavior.…

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THE BUCKET LIST you’ll want to copy

Abraham Lake, Canada Abraham Lake was created in 1972, with the construction of the Bighorn Dam. The Government of Alberta sponsored a contest to name the lake in February 1972, during the final stages of construction of the Bighorn dam. Students across the province were asked to submit names taking into consideration “historical significance, prominent…

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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…

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Girls night in /Hotel Park Inn, Sofia/

Where are you from? Do you know your city? And let me ask you this: which hotel would you stay at, if at any time in the future you have somehow become a tourist in your own town? Because whether you consider it possible or not, this might just happen! I’m a prime example: when…

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Destinations Ljubljana Slovenia Travel

Must do things in Ljubljana

Before I head off to Ljubljana, I tried finding some advice on things that I can/should do there. While I did discover that every blogger who has ever been there is madly in love with Slovenia, I didn’t find what I was looking for (perhaps because I failed to find the www.VisitLjubljana.com website, which I…

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Destinations Ljubljana Slovenia Travel

Things you need to know before visiting Ljubljana

When I was getting ready to head off to Ljubljana a few weeks ago, I knew nothing about the place and naturally, I looked online for some blog posts with tips. While I did find a lot of information on interesting places that I should visit there, I didn’t find a comprehensive list of things…

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Destinations Ljubljana Slovenia Travel

Where to stay in Ljubljana: best hotel & hostel choices

One of the hardest things for me is choosing a place to stay when going to a new city. Since I haven’t visited, it’s hard to imagine distances and locations by looking at places on Google Maps because I never know where I will end up spending most of my time. And since I had…

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Destinations Ljubljana Slovenia Travel

Our stay at the Bit-Center hotel: the place for active people

I loved this fresh, lively, modern hotel! Let me start with the most obvious: the distance from the centre. If you are looking to book Bit-Center hotel and feel concerned about its location, don’t be! There are three important things to remember: If you don’t mind walking, the hotel is about 40 minutes slow walk from…

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Destinations Ljubljana Slovenia Travel

Hotel Park: an awesome choice in the heart of Ljubljana

I am that kind of person who cares about the legacy we leave behind. Combined with my occupation (I am a marketer), this makes me very selective when it comes to the hotels I choose for my travels. To quickly elaborate: I select places that benefit the location and society they exist in, and I…

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Destinations Ljubljana Slovenia Travel

20 Random (and AWESOME) facts about Ljubljana

Just recently I spent the most amazing seven days in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and fell in love with the country! Surprisingly, not many people have discovered this unique travel destination, but I hope this will change soon. That is why I have prepared a list of 20 random (yet awesome) facts about Ljubljana…

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Destinations Ljubljana Slovenia Travel

Exploring Ljubljana on a bicycle for €1 per week

Ljubljana may not be the biggest capital in the world but it has a lot to offer and if you’re staying there for more than a day, you’ll find the information here very useful. As I have mentioned in my other post “20 random (and AWESOME) facts about Ljubljana” cycling seems to be the official…

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Hey Brits, when you come to Bulgaria don’t order lemonade

Several months ago I agree to take out a British actor for a short tour of Sofia. He had arrived in Bulgaria to work on a movie in the Boyana Movie Studios – a place where “The Expendables 4” was shot along with many Hollywood movies (it seems Americans have discovered Bulgaria is both awesome and…

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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…

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Natural SPA at Pomorie’s mud baths, Bulgaria

Tereza and I go way back. Even though she is a year older than me (and in high school, this makes a world of a difference) we became friends exactly during this period of our lives. If I have to be precise, the mountains were what brought us close and made her one of my…