Since being named as 2019 European Capital of Culture by the EU Commission, (along with Matera in southern Italy,) Bulgaria’s most famously historic city is undergoing a mighty-scale spruce-up. An optimistic mood, coupled with renovation and re-invention projects, make this a great time for visitors to experience Plovdiv. Here’s what you should know: The city … More 7 Things to Know Before You Go to Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Since making the leap 16 months to become full-time #travelers / #digitalnomads / #dream-chasers, Matt and I have stayed in approximately 54 different towns, cities, or villages in ten different countries. Often staying a week, usually longer, in each spot. Even slow crawling, as we are prone to do, that still means we have slept … More Home is Where the Backpack Rests
Borovets, Bulgaria – August 2016 What’s it like to hike the Seven Lakes of Rila National Park in Bulgaria? In a word, “stunning.” A few factors brought us to Bulgaria’s Rila Mountains. First was Udaya Entertainment‘s music & yoga festival, but a stronger motivation was a hike we heard about from a friend. The trek to … More What’s It Like to Hike the Seven Lakes of Rila National Park in Bulgaria?