Traveler's Test

Author: Maria Angelova

Maria is a 20-something traveling disaster roaming the world. She’s crazy about mirto from Sardinia, speaking in foreign languages (even if she can't, actually mostly if she can't!) and studying fortune-telling. She is one of the founders of 203challenges.com and, god forbid, its editor-in-chief.

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Closer to space: The Bulgarian mountain village of Orehovo

Closer to space: The Bulgarian mountain village of Orehovo

With the very first steps you take in the village Orehovo, you realize that you haven’t traveled just roads - you’ve traveled back in time. In the cen
Tuolumne bucket list: 12 unique and unusual things to do

Tuolumne bucket list: 12 unique and unusual things to do

Home to over a half of Yosemite, Tuolumne (rhymes with 'follow me') is a county with a huge bucket list for all types of travelers. Here are some of t
Guide to planning a trip to Lithuania

Guide to planning a trip to Lithuania

If you are an avid traveler, Lithuania is one of the European countries you should visit. It doesn't matter if you want to plan a solo trip or you wan
The Bulgarian village Kovachevitsa where time stopped

The Bulgarian village Kovachevitsa where time stopped

  It’s as if time in the Bulgarian village of Kovachevitsa stopped more than a century ago. The village keeps the spirit of the olden days, whe
10 foolproof tips: how to bargain at exotic markets like a pro

10 foolproof tips: how to bargain at exotic markets like a pro

Bargaining is the best part of going to exotic markets. You and the vendor outwitting each other, laughing, talking about all sorts of unrelated stuff
Secret places in Bulgaria: the chapel overlooking a submerged village

Secret places in Bulgaria: the chapel overlooking a submerged village

The challenge: Discover the legend of the chapel overlooking the submerged village of Pchelintsi in Bulgaria There are many submerged villages in Bul
Sam Gambier’s trip around the world: 2,5 years by bike

Sam Gambier’s trip around the world: 2,5 years by bike

A few days after his 23rd birthday, Sam Gambier left his home in Cornwall, UK, to cycle around the world. His solo journey would take him over 36,000
Date idea: hunt for the best pizza in town

Date idea: hunt for the best pizza in town

The idea: enjoy a romantic night out hunting for the best pizza (or burger, steak, etc.) in town Dating doesn't have to be all candles and rose petal
20 signs you have lived in Brazil far too long

20 signs you have lived in Brazil far too long

#1 You make friends every day, everywhere. Like when you’re waiting for the bus, while taking an Uber, ordering some beer, you name it! #2 You’re u
9 unusual things to do in Southern California

9 unusual things to do in Southern California

When you think of Southern California, there are plenty of classic activities involving fun-in-the-sun, Hollywood glamour, and theme park thrills, but
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