Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria Travel Blog...an epilogue June 29th 2018 HE SAID...
Since returning to Australia, people have asked how I found travelling in Eastern Europe. I always tell them I loved the place, and that I would return at the drop of a hat. An old engineer was bemused by my affection for Romania. He informed me with significant aplomb that he had compiled a list of ten countries where he had no desire or inkling to travel, and Romania was one o ... read more
Europe » Bulgaria The Bulgars, a Central Asian Turkic tribe, merged with the local Slavic inhabitants in the late 7th century to form the first Bulgarian state. In succeeding centuries, Bulgaria struggled with the Byzantine Empire to assert its place in the Balkans, b... ... read more
This blog documents the feeding of our travel addiction - one country at a time.
Travel is an essential part of our life, and we'll continue to travel until our addiction wanes (which probably won't be in this lifetime)! The more we travel, the more we see; and the more we see, the more we understand that we know so little - which is a brilliant thing.
We love the little corner of south eastern Australia we call home, but we are at our happiest when throwing ourselves into a new adventure and experiencing new cultures. Rather than doing round-the-world trips, our preferred style of trave... full info
Ake Och Emma
Ake Dahllof and Emma Holmbro
I can recommend some other places too
It sounds like you enjoyed Eastern Europe. If you are thinking of exploring other former Eastern Bloc countries I can recommend Poland and Ukraine. Both are underrated as travel destinations. The rest of Eastern Europe is also interesting and worth visiting. Do you have any new travel plans by the way? I look forward to read about whatever destination you will be going to. /Ake
Ren & Andrew
Re: I can recommend some other places too
We really did enjoy our short trip to Eastern Europe! Ukraine is high on the list for our next trip to that part of the world, and I now know where to direct any questions we may have when we are planning it :) Thanks for following and commenting on this trip!