The Sisters (Nina & Ellie Alexander)

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Rafting Center Drina-Tara: a camping gem in Bosnia & Herzegovina

It was late in the evening when we arrived and the sky fairies must have been pissed. The rain had everything and everyone wet.<p>Not in the good way.<p>It …

My very first time

I was a little scared. A little nervous. Nonetheless, I was excited and curious to try it. I knew the timing was just perfect. I was old enough, …

20 Instagram-perfect places in Bulgaria to add to your bucket list

1. Asen’s Fortress, Asenovgrad<p>Once at the end of Bulgaria, the fortress is a spectacular architectural achievement for the 13th century. Located on a …

The Russian church in the town of Shipka: absolutely incredible! - The Sisters

Although I studied a lot about the Russo-Turkish war in high school, I felt that I don’t know enough when I was preparing for this article. It has …

Murals

Varadero: our favorite swimming pool in Sofia

We can’t deny the benefits of living in Sofia – with mount Vitosha in the backyard, amazing places such as the Golden Bridges, a gazillion …

The Cross Forest: the place that makes dreams come true

Whether you believe in miracles or not, we all face times in our lives when we most certainly need one. Be it because we’re praying for a better job, …

Golden Bridges / Stone River in Vitosha (Pictures and tips)

The Golden Bridges in Vitosha Mountain near Sofia are definitely one of our favorite places to visit. This summer we’ve been there twice and the view …

Climbing Musala: the Everest of the Balkans (photo story)

When I first started blogging several years ago I promised myself to help my readers find the few remaining places in Bulgaria without a cellphone …

Stob Pyramids:nature is gorgeous even when sick

A day trip from Sofia that we strongly recommend is a visit to the Stob Pyramids. A gorgeous destination just an hour, hour and something from Sofia, …

Thoughts on the festival "With Bulgaria in heart"

<b>Nostalgia.</b><br>It is said that this is the feeling of sadness caused by being homesick. The sorrow you feel for losing something that was yours once.<p>Have …

The Ongal: a super-cool interactive history lesson

Which year is it? No, seriously. I am not a retard, and yes, I know we write “2016” at the end of our letters and applications.<p>My question is a …

The trip that changed my desire to travel the world: Kavarna

Today is the fifth day we woke up without <b>Krassi’s</b> large smile greeting us. Without the cheerful laugh of our fellow travelers. Without <b>Galin</b> …

An adventure for the soul: sea kayaking on the Black sea

Laying on the beach all day, having the sun gently caressing every part of your nearly naked body and being totally relaxed sounds nice. In reality, …

Cape Kaliakra: where beauty meets bravery

Kaliakra looked around trying to meet the eyes of one of the other 39 girls. She couldn’t. Sadness and despair was loaded in the air around them, and …

Our new home on the Black sea: Levana Guest house

Ever had your holidays destroyed? Booked a place online because of the gorgeous photos and ended up with a horrendous service? Or a place that looks …

Yailata: archeological reserve or a luxurious hotel in the rocks?

If it wasn’t for <b>Galin</b> & <b>Darina</b>, we would have never gone to Yailata. When I was reading about the region of Kavarna before our recent epic trip, this …

Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria in pictures (crazy beautiful) | The Sisters

I’ve heard lots of people praise Plovdiv lately and it has always surprised me that they seem to know nothing about Veliko Tarnovo. In our humble …

Panoramic Photography

Dinner in the Dark: exotic experience in the heart of Sofia

Live in Sofia and eat out? Then you must be as tired as I am from largely advertised new steakhouses that offer medium quality meat, and Italian …

Ice Cream

10 amazing things we want to do and see in Portugal - The Sisters

A while ago Ellie and I created our ultimate bucket list and although each place in it is equally important to us, a specific image keeps popping up …

Google Maps

The Eyes of God cave (Prohodna Cave): a MUST SEE!

The first time we saw pictures from the Eyes of God cave (Prohodna cave) we didn’t even realize it’s located in Bulgaria. Luckily, it is. And the …

Karadjov Stone: crazy place, wow views and awesome legends

Do you want to be freaking out, while trying not to slide down a nearly vertical rock, passing under a massive stone, stuck between the tallest sides …

Shih Tzu

How we celebrate Bulgarian Easter | The Sisters

As you may know, Bulgarians are Orthodox Christians, and Easter here is usually during a different time than the rest of the world. If you are on the …

Eggs

Where do Bulgarian travel bloggers go on holidays?

Whether you hate us, travel bloggers, or you love us, the one thing you can’t deny is that what we do is quite useful. People reach out to us when …

The one and only Bachkovo Monastery - The Sisters

Do you believe that monasteries are not built on random locations (especially the old ones)? I certainly do. We, human beings, are definitely way …

Going to the 7 Rila Lakes in Rila Mountain (useful tips)

One of our most favorite destinations, the 7 Rila Lakes, is without a doubt also one of the most beautiful places to visit in Bulgaria. Spending …

Bulgarian Starbucks's sweet little secret

Lately I have developed a serious addiction for Starbucks’ White Mocca – I ❤ this coffee with a passion and I can have it as many times per day as I …

Rent a car in Bulgaria: the cars we've tested (and ranked)

Hi, how are you?<p>Before you read on about the cars I’ve used from Val & Kar, I guess it will be fair to say why you should be trusting my judgement. …