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Travel articles, guides, travel tips, unusual things to do, travel challenges and secret places in Eastern Europe

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The Greek island of Ammouliani: a secret escape for nature lovers

The Greek island of Ammouliani: a secret escape for nature lovers

The challenge: Circumnavigate the island on a half-day kayak trip, then have lunch on a desert islet Greece has 6,000 islands, of which more than 200
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
Kayaking around the Danube islands in Bulgaria

Kayaking around the Danube islands in Bulgaria

The challenge: explore the pristine, tropic-like Danube islands near Ruse, Bulgaria High, panoramic spots along the Bulgarian banks of the Danube Riv
Kovachesko Kale Fortress in Bulgaria

Kovachesko Kale Fortress in Bulgaria

In the valley of the Kovacheska River near Popovo, Bulgaria, you can still walk along the cobbled streets of a Roman fortress from the 4th century. Yo
Sleep in a neolithic house in Chavdar, Bulgaria

Sleep in a neolithic house in Chavdar, Bulgaria

The challenge: take a walk in the shoes of a prehistoric person and spend the night in one of these Neolithic huts in Bulgaria. You don’t need a time
7 unusual things to do in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (+map)

7 unusual things to do in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (+map)

The challenge: don't leave Plovdiv before discovering its quirky side Plovdiv is one of the oldest cities in the world and one of Bulgaria's best cit
Demir Baba Teke – a holy place in Bulgaria for 3,000 years

Demir Baba Teke – a holy place in Bulgaria for 3,000 years

The challenge: Discover one of the most sacred spots in Bulgaria where people of all religions are welcome, although the site itself is an Alevi shrin
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