Tag: Eastern Europe

Going on a river cruise has long been on my bucket list. There’s just something about cruising down a major river, stopping in new…
Last week, I wrote a post about some affordable countries in Europe that you may not have considered traveling to. One of those was…
There’s no two ways about it: Europe is one of the most expensive regions of the world to travel in. London, Venice, Paris, Stockholm……
Today’s guest post comes from Sofia von Porat from AsWeTravel, a travel blog sharing travel tips, videos, guides and inspiration from around the world. She also…
Listen closely, because I’m about to share a secret with you. But you have to promise not to tell too many other people. The…
I’ve been to all sorts of museums around the world — museums dedicated to history, art, science, war… But no museum has been quite so…
Chances are, Bulgaria isn’t a country that’s high up on your travel list. It was fairly high on mine before this summer simply because…
It was simply too hot in Plovdiv. Forget about walking around — even just standing in the afternoon sun was enough to make you…

My Bulgarian Babas

For my whole life, I’ve referred to my dad’s mother not as “Grandma,” but as “Baba” — a term meaning “grandmother” (or “old woman”)…
As the realization dawned on me that the bus I would be sitting on for 3+ hours had no air conditioning and was equipped…

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A Big 5 Safari in Kruger National Park

We rounded a corner and there in the road essentially right in front of us were the painted forms of a pack of wild…