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Bulgaria travel ideas, destinations, attractions, things to see, and challenges

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The Buddhist stupa near Sofia – a rare find in an Orthodox Christian country

The Buddhist stupa near Sofia – a rare find in an Orthodox Christian country

In a mainly Orthodox Christian country like Bulgaria, the building of a Buddhist stupa is a big event. Some visit the stupa near the capital Sofia as
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
9 real hitchhiking stories that will make you laugh and cry

9 real hitchhiking stories that will make you laugh and cry

Hitchhiking is nature's way to introduce you to amazing people, farting animals and hitchhiking grannies. If you're really lucky, you might find your
3 secret Bulgarian villages for true explorers

3 secret Bulgarian villages for true explorers

Imagine waking up to the calming sounds of bird songs. The mountain peaks rise in the distance, the branches of the trees bend over your window, and t
DIY: a cheap and unusual Easter travel idea

DIY: a cheap and unusual Easter travel idea

The challenge: make this year's Easter different - use the holiday to immerse yourself in nature.  One of my favorite challenges from the book 203 Tr
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
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