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How (Not) to Celebrate July Morning in Bulgaria

Have you ever listened to Uriah Heep “July Morning”? This nearly 10 minute track has become legendary and is a must for the first July morning in Bulgaria. Every year, Bulgarians from all corners of the country flock to the Black Sea beaches around Kavarna , Varna and Burgas to celebrate the sunrise. It’s a […]

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Black Sea Salt & Pink Lakes in Burgas – Don’t Miss Bulgaria’s Lake Atanasovsko

Black Sea Salt & Pink Lakes in Burgas – Don't Miss Bulgaria's Lake Atanasovsko

I was roadtripping Bulgaria to catch the sunrise on July 1 – a Bulgarian tradition – when we discovered the magical pink lakes near Burgas. I had no idea these even existed! I have seen pink lakes in Australia and know of some in Spain, Canada and Bolivia. But Bulgaria? Naturally,this had to be investigated. […]

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How to (Not) Visit the Hvar Lavender Fields – A Guide

How (Not) to See Hvar's Lavender Fields - A Guide

Are the Hvar lavender fields in Croatia high on your list as well? I couldn’t wait to see the famous lavender fields so I DIY planned a trip to Hvar island during off season. That quickly turned out to be trickier than anticipated and I managed to get stranded nearly three times, so I wrote […]

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Off-the-Beaten Path Things to Do in Riga for a Weekend Trip // Sponsored

Off-the-Beaten Path Things to Do in Riga for a Weekend Trip // Sponsored

I must admit I had absolutely no idea how pretty the capital of Latvia, Riga was. On my two-day trip with Magnetic Latvia I saw it firsthand however and realised: I needed to come back. There is such intricate architecture to enjoy, so many parks to stroll through, restaurants to send your tastebuds to heaven […]

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