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Travel articles, guides, travel tips, unusual things to do, travel challenges and secret places in the Balkans

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7 unique and unusual things to do in Sibiu, Romania (+map)

7 unique and unusual things to do in Sibiu, Romania (+map)

Sibiu is one of the most idyllic places to live according to a 2008 Forbes publication, and while I haven't lived there myself, I can at least swear i
5 Balkan towns for history and sea lovers

5 Balkan towns for history and sea lovers

Nothing delights the soul as much as an evening walk through the narrow, romantically lit cobbled streets of an old town with a view over the sea. Thi
Turkish cuisine – menu ideas for beginners

Turkish cuisine – menu ideas for beginners

Seeing as travel and food always go hand-in-hand, let’s set off on a mouthwatering adventure through a country known for its curious and diverse natio
Explore Belgrade in 13 easy drinks

Explore Belgrade in 13 easy drinks

Serbia’s chaotic capital is renowned for having one of the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Europe. For many visitors, the Belgrade experience passes
Secret places in Sofia: 10 fun travel challenges for true explorers (+map)

Secret places in Sofia: 10 fun travel challenges for true explorers (+map)

Maybe you have already spent some time hanging around Sofia, or maybe you want to skip the main attractions and plunge straight into the secrets and a
The lighthouse at Cape Shabla – the easternmost point of Bulgaria

The lighthouse at Cape Shabla – the easternmost point of Bulgaria

  Where the road to the lighthouse at Shabla village ends, the easternmost point of Bulgaria starts: Cape Shabla. If one day you want to say t
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
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
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
Dimitrovgrad and the biggest bench in Bulgaria

Dimitrovgrad and the biggest bench in Bulgaria

While passing through the center of the Bulgarian city of Dimitrovgrad, you can’t help but feel like a Lilliputian who has somehow escaped from Gulliv
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