Did you know Bulgaria is the biggest producer of high quality rose oil in the world, accounting for 70-80% of the entire world production? The Rose Valley accounts for over 90% of that amount and is also one of 5 wine regions in Bulgaria, famous for its fragrant, dry white wines grown in cooler, wetter climate, especially the local red misket (cherven / karlovski misket).
In the last 5 years the popularity of Portugal as the surfing capital of Europe has skyrocketed. It now welcomes … More
Black Hills was named so by the Native Americans due to the evergreen Ponderosa pines that grow on the slopes … More
Inspired by my friend Nadya’s recent post on what to pack when going to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, … More
It is not easy to stay in shape when road tripping and spending multiple hours a day in the car. … More
Our public lands are NOT for grabs! They have withstood millions of years of climate and geological changes but they are threatened by corporate interests now! I’d like to dedicate this post to the natural wonders of the American West, especially the stunning geological formations and incredible cultural heritage on the Utah / Arizona border!
If there is ONE secret spot in Colorado, a place that is hidden and distant yet I couldn’t recommend it … More