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Where to Find Stunning Lavender Fields in Bulgaria

Where to Find Stunning Lavender Fields in Bulgaria

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 […]

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How to Get to the Buzludzha Monument in Bulgaria

How to Get to the Buzludzha Monument in Bulgaria

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 […]

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How to Plan a Day Trip to Assenowgrad & Bachkovo in Bulgaria

How to Plan a Day Trip to Assenowgrad & Bachkovo in Bulgaria

Bulgaria is full of amazing places and destinations, from pink lakes to the Black Sea, UFOs and flower fields, there are plenty of things to do in Bulgaria. So if you are in or near Plovdiv, plan a day trip to Assenowgrad (Асеновград), including Asen’s Fortress and Bachkovo.

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How (Not) to Do a Bulgaria Roadtrip – A Travel Horror Story

How (Not) to Do a Bulgaria Roadtrip – A Travel Horror Story

It was a dark and stormy night. (For real!) The rain was beating heavy against the windows, an incessant beat so heavy, you might have missed the second everyone’s heart stopped. A racing car, a slippery road and the car lost all control, madly sliding into a spin. For the briefest moment, time seemed to […]

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