A few weeks after Ben and I first met at a bar in Manhattan, I told him I was leaving for Belarus. “On vacation,” I explained, and he gave me a look that said, “Why?” Later he told me he had thought I was kidding. Let’s just say that Ben had a very different idea of a getaway than I… Read More
The Balkan Peninsula is a piece of land bounded by several seas. Adriatic, Mediterranean, Ionian, Aegean, Black and Marmara seas.
There’s a very good reason why Slovenia has the word “LOVE” right in the middle of its name: because if you visit there, you will fall in love with it as well. sLOVEnia: A Photo Tour of this Hidden Gem I firmly believe that it is no coincidence. I visited this hidden gem of Europe last summer, and found it… Read More
Plovdiv, Bulgaria is a historical treasure-trove, with some claiming it is the oldest city in Europe. There are many European cities which lay claim to being Europe’s oldest city. Contenders include Athens, Nessebar in Bulgaria and the port city of Cadiz in Spain. However, another Bulgarian city also claims this title. Plovdiv is in the Thrace region of Bulgaria, and… Read More