A Parisian for Two Weeks: Living Like a Local in the City of Lights

Ever since I came back to Sofia, whenever somebody dares to make a casual comment about how Paris “isn’t anything special”, I become as eager to start a debate as when Bulgarians use the word “gender” as an insult.

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Istanbul: History and Hipsters in the City of the World’s Desire

In the wake of the moon eclipse on the last weekend of July, an astrological event so rare and unique that even I knew about it through my obscure astrology meme pages, the stars finally seemed perfectly aligned for my contemporary crusade to Istanbul.

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Two Broke Girls in Russia: Hunting for Oligarchs in Moscow

After all, I fell in love with that city.

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Contemporary Art and Late-Night Kebabs: A Solo Trip to Rainy Holland

Not only did I get to see a close friend and do some catching up, but also got the chance to explore Utrecht – a small, but charming and lively Dutch town, as well as Amsterdam – the dream of both tourists and hipsters.

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Is Giving Flowers on Women’s Day Sexist?

Wait, so…Women’s Day is not just about the flowers?

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A Weekend in Pamporovo, Bulgaria: Confessions of an Amateur Off-Piste Skier

Having been taught to ski by my father when I was 4 years old, I have always been rather confident that I won’t, like, die or something. Yet, since I went from slopes to powder, I have had my doubts on that statement.

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From Saint Petersburg with Apathy and Indifference

Gloomy hipsterism, biopolitical art and walking on frozen sea. Can you remain apathetic or indifferent to all that?

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