The 1st of March is the chance to honor ancestry in a fast-paced world

For Romanians 1st of March has a powerful symbol, called “MĂRȚIȘOR”. In Romanian sounds like the younger brother of March. I was raised like it was a big thing, but I cannot remember the legend of this tradition. I guess is one of those things you grow up with, not questioning it too much. You only come to realize you don’t have a clue about it when someone who wasn’t aware of it (like a foreigner) asks about it. 1st of March in Romania is indeed a special day.

Grab a friend and visit Bansko this summer to discover authentic Bulgarian people

The place most Europeans go skiing is so much more than some mountains to slide on. When people think of Bansko, they say “Oh, that ski resort in Bulgaria… I heard about it.” But there is so much more to this magical place. Read my honest opinion on why you should visit Bansko in summer, too. 

Bears’ Cave – The Showcase Of Natural Wonder

The not-so-popular only discovered a few decades ago, Bears’ Cave is a place of wonder and fascination. Seriously, not a lot of this kind of places can be visited, so when in Romania, more exactly in the Apuseni Natural Park, which is in the northwestern part of the country, paying a visit to Bears’ Cave … Continue Reading

Scărișoara Cave – A Glacier You Can Touch

As part of my 4-day car trip around Romania, I visited the glacier from Scărișoara Cave, of which I’ve heard so many times before. Scărișoara is the name of a cave in Romania, of which I’ve heard many times, but had no idea what it’s so great about it. Actually, I had no idea how Scărișoara … Continue Reading

What to expect when you travel to Bulgaria for the first time

Bulgaria is an underrated travel destination. The southeastern Europe is a land that is just now being explored by the vast majority of travellers. And for a good reason. Bulgaria is an affordable country in Europe and has pretty much everything Earth has to offer to its inhabitants: mountains, seaside, rivers, high and plain lands. … Continue Reading