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Hey, guys, I'm super excited to see you here so we can travel Bulgaria together. I'm Stef and I daydream of exploring the corners of the world. At this very moment I am located in Bulgaria (homecountry) and I plan to be so for a while. I will be telling you everything I know and you need to know about backpacking Bulgaria, this gem of a land, so stay tuned.

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  • where to go and when to go
  • tips&tricks
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  • some worldly plans
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  • in the end why not?

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