• Bulgaria

    Sofia: You Stole My Heart, Instead of My Wallet

    Want to travel somewhere your money can go twice as far? Look no further than Sofia, Bulgaria! With Wizz Air offering cheap flights, and apartments on Airbnb ranging from 30-60 dollars per night, you can definitely make the most of your trip.     In addition to cheap flights and accommodations, there are numerous free walking tours around Sofia! We participated in Balkan Bites, the first free food tour offered in Europe. Our guide led us to six establishments, each providing a different delicious bite. While tasting we learned how Bulgarian cuisine is a fusion of flavors, formed through the invasion of the Greek, Scythian, Roman, Byzantine…

  • Romania

    Discovering Bucharest: Little Paris to New Berlin

    Ottoman rule, vampire legends, a vibrant Monarchy, stories of a communist past and the bloodiest revolution in the Eastern Block are all pieces of Bucharest’s dynamic narrative. Once known as “Little Paris of the East” and currently known as “New Berlin”, the identity of this capital is constantly evolving. While wandering the streets of Bucharest, stop to appreciate the distinct styles of architecture: Ottoman, Neo-Romanian, Art Nouveau and Utilitarian. The architectural dissonance adds a unique charm to each alleyway and street corner, calling you to discover more. Below, you will find my beginner’s guide to unearthing the beauty of this capital city.  Free Walking Tours Start your…