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How Much Does It Really Cost to Live in Bulgaria?

Back in 2014, I published a guest post from Bulgaria native and blogger Maria Stoynova. It laid out the cost of living in Bulgaria at that point, but of course things change over time. So I pulled in a few other
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The Dark Underbelly of Tourism in Four Countries

If you read a lot of travel articles, especially in magazines, you start to wonder if anything bad ever happens on vacation and whether there are any unsavory aspects of tourism going on. While books are full of stories that are
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Where to Ski for Cheap in Europe

How much will it cost you to go skiing in Europe? Not so much actually if you hit the cheapest ski resorts. If you’re traveling on a budget, it’s no secret that travel prices in Europe come down quite a lot
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The Cheapest Destinations are Cheaper Still This Year

I talked recently about how this is a great year for Americans to travel abroad because the strong U.S. dollar has made some “premium” destinations less expensive than before. If you really want to get the best bang for your buck
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Perception Busting Through Photos: Bulgaria

I’ve had two conversations in two weeks about how great Bulgaria is, with other people who have visited. One was a fellow travel writer who has had serious trouble getting editors to take a story about the place. It’s not trendy,