In the first part of 2018, Bulgaria will be home to the revolving presidency of the Council of the European Union. Sofia, the capital, will host many of the events of the presidency. This Balkan country is well worth closer scrutiny by discerning travelers, offering much diversity in such a small, largely mountainous rural area. Bulgaria is bordered on the north by Romania, by Serbia and Macedonia to the west, by Greece and Turkey to the

From our tour guide partner South America is an amazingly diverse continent full of adventure just waiting to be had.  I, Garrett Cooper of Feral Human Expeditions, took my first trip to Latin America on my motorcycle which I had ridden for seven months, covering 21,000 miles from Oregon to Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of South America.  Over the course of this trip I spent time in some of the highest mountains

Many landmarks, milestones and historic towns dot the Via Egnatia, a Roman-era road that traverses a 1000 km route stretching from Dyrrachium on Greece’s western Adriatic coast eastward to Istanbul on the Black Sea. It crosses the Balkan peninsula through Macedonia, what is now known as Albania, Greece, and European Turkey, visiting mountain towns and Aegean Sea towns along the way. This difficult route also follows the banks of the beautiful river Shkumbin, from its mouth

The Museum of Broken Relationships The Museum of Broken Relationships is the third most popular attraction in Zagreb.  It is easily beating all other cultural destinations, perhaps because its name resonates so well with audiences around the world. Every new exhibition seems to “go viral”. This museum was been awarded the Kenneth Hudson Award in 2011 for ‘the most unusual, daring and, perhaps, controversial achievement that challenges common perceptions of the role of the museums’. Sounds

Popova Kula Winery in Macedonia’s Wine Country is one of the Balkans’ best kept secrets. Growing grapes and producing wine are woven deeply into Macedonian history. On our Macedonia Culinary Tour you will visit this renowned winery where you will taste wine from the highest quality grapes. I stayed one night at the beautiful Popova Kula hotel and woke to the sound of bells tied around the necks of a whole herd of goats making their way across