Category: Travel

FREE things to do in Sofia: Walking tour

I only had a few hours in Sofia and the best thing that I did was to feel the city vibes by taking an impromptu walking tour. So if you’re running out of things to do in Sofia, why don’t you go for an impromptu walking tour? Definitely one of the cheapest yet the most valuable things to do as a first timer in the city, I am going to share with you how we did our FREE impromptu walking tour in Sofia.

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National Archaeological Museum interior

Refuel your history lessons in the Bulgaria National Archaeological Museum

There’s so much history revolving around the building where the National Archaeological museum currently stands. Long story short, the museum replaces the oldest and the largest Grand Ottoman Mosque in Sofia. Now, it holds over 450,000 treasures excavated from the Balkan Peninsula and from all around the world. 

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Travel bag to pack light

Top 5 tips on how to pack light when traveling

I finally came to a realization that I have to pack light when traveling. My recent trip to Bulgaria made me carry a 21kg luggage filled with winter clothes to layer and some pieces of clothes for partying and fancy occasions. This also includes 2 pairs of footwear– heels for fancy dates, parties and social gatherings and black winter boots for the thick snow. Well, of course, I had to do everything that I can to keep warm, right? But guess what? Half of the clothes that I brought with me were untouched!  I dragged a freaking 21kg luggage to the other side of the world only to find out that I was packing unimportant things in there! WOW! shookt!

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Pamporovo Ski Resort for winter activity

Skiing in Pamporovo is my favorite winter activity– you should try it too!

Alas! I can finally tick-off skiing from my bucket list. Not that my skiing skills are something to be proud of but this winter activity has been on my list for a long time already. This tropical girl, born under the sun, finally got her hands on these skiing gears and that, my friend, is something that I can rejoice– for now. For the skills? Well, I guess I can improve that later on.

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Filipino discover Bulgaria in Plovdiv

Discover Bulgaria: A Filipina’s heart-warming experience in Bulgaria

Traveling from the Philippines all the way to Bulgaria sounds like a crazy decision to some but for me, it’s an adventure that will last a lifetime. Two weeks was not enough to entirely discover Bulgaria but it’s enough to make me fall in love with its people and culture. I can’t believe Filipinos are skipping this in their travel plans.

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Dutch windmill

Six reasons why Netherlands should be ticked-off from your bucket list right now

Netherlands is one of the top tourist destinations in Europe. Regardless if you’re up for a week-long excursion in Germany or you’re in the middle of your Eurotrip, a side trip to the Netherlands is always a must in your itinerary. Who would dare to skip sight-seeing rows of beautiful tulips, cruising the long rivers, and enjoying an afternoon with freshly made stroopwafels? I’m not sure about you but skipping these off my list is unforgivable. Aside from that, there’s definitely more to this kingdom than these wonderful travel gems.

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