Sunday morning is the perfect time to explore any new city. The tranquility makes it easy to see the bones of the place without the people, traffic, and workaday commotion – and there’s no better way to do it than on foot.
Truth is indeed, stranger than fiction. Did you know that the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered when a bored Bedouin shepherd threw a rock into a cave?
For us, one of the exciting parts of travel is the research and planning that it takes to make each trip a reality. Normally our trips are regional, and rarely do we just pick one destination, so in the early stages it’s thrilling to think that everything is possible.
Digging clay for a tile company isn’t the most glamorous job on the best of days, particularly during a cold Bulgarian winter.
Our love of old houses had its start in New Orleans.
It’s 1968, and on a steep hillside in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, kids at the university are dreaming of playing on their expanded soccer field …
When Plovdiv, Bulgaria pinged our radar we expected a hilltop old town, Roman Ruins, and Byzantine architecture – and this vibrant city definitely delivered. But the best surprise was “The Unexpected” …