Bulgarian Retro Commie Showroom

Bulgarian Retro Commie Showroom


Yep. You read that title right. On the way to Rila, in Southwestern Bulgaria, there’s a coffee-fueled passion for collecting communist era relics. A visit to this place feels a lot like being cast into a whitewashed, concrete room with grayscale machines and being interrogated by the KGB – but with pleasant people offering coffee. … Continue reading

Bulgarian Beef Tongue

Bulgarian Beef Tongue


Just a quick mean after a visit to the Rila Monastery, Bulgarian beef tongue is something of a staple here. They bread and fry it, and add lemon for an amazing amalgamation of flavors that come together just right. The meat is also very tender, and the breading is thin and crispy. Quite a delicacy.

My Apartment in Bulgaria

My Apartment in Bulgaria


Well, I’ve settled in and am working on not one, but three new Travel Geek films. As the next year rolls on, I’ll be filming throughout Bulgaria of course. But at the end of the month, I’ll be headed off to Georgia to gather all the footage for TGD Georgia. I was hoping to hit … Continue reading