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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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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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Hiking a Painting – Bastei Bridge and Saxon Switzerland National Park in Germany

Hiking a Painting – Bastei Bridge and Saxon Switzerland National Park in Germany

Deep in the Saxonian forests, reigning high atop magical rock formations rising like claws into the sky can you find it, the fairy tale like but very real Bastei bridge. Its origin is as magical as its surrounding landscape. For over 200 years, it has been quite the local German tourist attraction but when a […]

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