Beautiful Bulgaria

With tons of places the web for inspiration when planning your next journey, there is more than enough information  to help fuel the fire for that far away place. Our writers travel to the far reaches of the globe, or in some cases just around the corner to find the coolest, most interesting, and out of the way places. We aren’t going to pretend that we have some different formula than the next source, but we do make all of our reviews personal.  You won’t find any long lists of accommodation, we  don’t plan to be a directory for each country.  We just want to make sure all of the best of the best get some recognition.

Happy Earth Day!

  Today is Earth Day, a day when people around the world take time to recognize and appreciate the earth’s natural beauty and environment and take some proactive steps to protect it. Some people plant trees, others pick up trash. The first Earth Day took place in 1970 and now is recognized in 175 counties around the world. As popular as it is, Earth Day still remains a somewhat controversial event for some, but regardless of whether or not you …

The Luxury of Silence

People often ask me why my idea of fun consists of going up into the mountains and running for several hours at a time. In part, I enjoy the physical challenge and the sense of accomplishment, but another significant motivational factor is that when I escape into the depths of the forest, it’s quiet. Technological advances have made it easier and faster for us to access information, but a barrage of information is now projected in our direction in a …

Beautiful Bulgaria

Bulgaria. Whenever I mention I’ve been to Bulgaria, I’m surprised by a common response: “Wow, I’ve always wanted to go to South America, it must be nice.” Bulgaria, not to be confused with Bolivia, is tucked away in the southeast corner of Europe and easily makes up for what it may lack in name recognition with a deep and fascinating history, diverse landscapes and a culture rich in tradition and hospitality. My first exposure to Bulgaria came in 2007. On …