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Ekaterina Petrova

House of Terror | Budapest, Hungary

June 16, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria

Maybe because Bulgaria hasn’t done much of anything to mark or remember its communist past, I am always interested to see how that past is remembered in other former Eastern Bloc countries. (This discrepancy probably has something to do with the fact that the Bulgarians’ relationship with... Full Story

Ekaterina Petrova

Saint Stephen’s Square | Budapest, Hungary

June 15, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria

Sometimes I am just the worst tourist. I know that not many people like going to a new place and only running from tourist site to tourist site, without pausing to at least try to experience “real life” in that place (the busloads of Japanese tourists excepted). But sometimes I take that... Full Story

Ekaterina Petrova

Mellow Music Festival, Borisovata Gradina | Sofia, Bulgaria

May 28, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria

This was taken during the first edition of the Mellow Music Festival, which took place in Sofia at the end of May. (If you squint hard enough, you might be able to see the stage lights reflecting off my jeans.) Stretching over three days and nights, the festival had two stages – an open-air... Full Story

Ekaterina Petrova

Gaudí’s Un-Gaudy Tiles | Barcelona, Spain

May 01, 2010 • 0 Comments Bulgaria

Of course, I always associated Barcelona with Gaudí’s creations: the whimsical buildings, the sculptures and mosaics covered in colorful of pieces of tiles and glass, and – without question, the Sagrada Família. Being a sucker for quirky architecture (Hundertwasser is another favorite),... Full Story

Christopher Deliso

Four Clicks to Olympia...

April 29, 2010 • 0 Comments Greece

Thinking of heading out to famed Olympia, in the heart of Peloponnesian Greece this summer?

This contest allows you the chance to stay for free- courtesy of the local hotel chamber.

The town (and rest of Greece) is amply covered in the new Lonely Planet guide to Greece, for which I wrote... Full Story

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