I’ve spent the last several years exploring Europe, and one region specifically: Eastern Europe. It is by far my favorite region in the world—there are so many places to see! This post is all about the cost and the money I spent. As a seasoned budget traveler, I knew that my big trip this last… Read More How Much Does It Cost To Travel Eastern Europe For 6 Weeks?
I’ve visited lots of places in Eastern Europe. It is one of my favorite regions in the world to explore, but one that so many people deem “dangerous” and disregard completely. Which is why I’m here to tell you that it’s not that scary, and absolutely worth visiting! A trip to Eastern Europe will require… Read More 20 Tips for Traveling Eastern Europe
The last destination of my big trip this summer was Varna, Bulgaria. After 6 weeks of traveling through Eastern Europe, we planned to end the trip with a few days of R&R at the beach on the Black Sea. While this wasn’t my first trip to Bulgaria (I visited Sofia and the Rila Monastery this… Read More Varna: Bliss on the Black Sea
Of all the things I wanted to see on my trip to Bulgaria, I really had my heart set on just one: the Rila Monastery. I’d seen photos of it everywhere, this magnificent monastery complex nestled in the mountains. And it definitely didn’t disappoint. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the largest Eastern Orthodox… Read More Visiting The Rila Monastery, One Place You Can’t Miss In Bulgaria
Having fallen head over heels in love with the Balkans last year, I was determined to get to Bulgaria this year (and conveniently visit my friend living in Sofia). I was based in Sofia for my trip, but definitely didn’t have quite as much time to explore the city as I would have liked! I’d… Read More A Quick Guide To Sofia