Melnic


After leaving the Rozhen Monastery, I headed to Melnic to grab some lunch. Eating authentic Bulgarian cuisine is definitely something you should do on your visit here. It’s always hearty, always full of veggies and definitely healthier than in most other places throughout Europe. Plus, nearly all of the fruits and vegetables that you’ll find … Continue reading

Rozhen Monastery

Rozhen Monastery


This weekend, my new producer and I went out to visit some really cool places throughout Southwestern Bulgaria. It was a trip back in time to the 1700s when our first stop brought us to the Rozhen orthodox monastery in Blagoevgrad Province. This place was packed into the history books with the Spanish Inquisition. The … Continue reading

TravelCast with Mark Defant, Podcast #31

TravelCast with Mark Defant, Podcast #31


In this Travelcast, Marc Defant, co-founder of WikiPlaceMarks, talks about the amazing new platform he (and his team of Hungarian programmers) has been working on which has the potential to literally index the entire planet. Keep an eye on this new technology. It’ll be no time at all before we’re using it everyday. It combines … Continue reading