Wine: North of the Balkan Mountains

The region of Veliko Tarnovo is known for a bitter wine, pelin, flavoured with wormwood, chief ingredient also in the French absinthe. Located on the Yantra River, Veliko Tarnovo was…

Spring in the Mountains

The Balkan Mountains with lush, green valleys and picturesque little towns and villages are the home of culture, wines and delicious food. We visit the medieval capital of Bulgaria, Veliko…

Elena in the Balkan Mountains

A two-day excursion to Elena, starting from Varna, is a refreshing experience especially in summer, when the cool breeze floats down from the Balkan Mountains. Starting with the awesome Madara…