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In 2019, Plovdiv (Пловдив)will be the official European Capital of Culture and for very good reasons! I’ve fallen in love with this vibrant yet quaint Bulgarian city at first glance and have returned multiple times. To give you a better idea of its lovability, here are the best 20 things to do in Plovdiv. What […]
When most tourists think of Odessa in Ukraine, wild beach parties and a laid-back Mediterranean atmosphere come to mind. Ask a local, and they will tell you that parties at Ibiza Beach Club are only a small part of the culture. There are so many more epic things to do in Odessa!
During early summer, people flock to the well manicured, blooming lavender fields of France or discover the wild lavender patches in Croatia. But did you know that Bulgaria is the world’s largest exporter of lavender? The Balkan country is king at producing lavender-based cosmetics, such as perfumes. Naturally, you might want to see these lavender […]
If you are into abandoned Communist monuments, love creepy sights or just feel curiosity for anything off-the-beaten path, then Buzludzha monument is for you. It is by far the most unusual Bulgarian attraction I’ve come across (or anywhere in the world really). A giant UFO shaped concrete block on top of a remote mountain? That’s […]