1 888 370 6765
My Odyssey
1 888 370 6765
Odysseys Unlimited
Open mobile menu
6 minute read

Discover Bulgaria and Romania Through a Guest's Eyes

June 22, 2023

First-time Odysseys guest Valerie Shuman recently embarked on our Bulgaria & Romania Discovery small group tour with her adult daughter Grace – and she wrote about their experiences in a series of funny and engaging blog posts.

Click the links below to read about their adventure in Valerie’s own words, and to see the stunning photographs she shared from each site they visited on tour.

Part 1: Romania and Bulgaria – a return to my roots

Part 2: The Yellow Brick Roads – of Sofia

Part 3: Rila Monastery: quest for monk meeting and simpler food

Part 4: Embracing Bulgarian culture

Part 5: If my blog can’t be funny, at least let me show you Plovdiv

Part 6: Goodbye to the cats of Bulgaria!

Part 7: We’re back, Romania – 104 years later

Part 8: Goodbye to beautiful Bucharest!

Part 9: Sighişoara: land of Dracula, fine art, and fine lodging

Part 10: Missing out on important sightings in Transylvania

Part 11: Wrapping up: the dogs of Romania and other beasts

Interested in following in Valerie and Grace’s footsteps? To learn more about our Bulgaria & Romania Discovery small group tour, and to view available departure dates, click here.

Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET

Share your great adventures with us on social media. Tag your pictures with #myodyssey and they may be featured on our website!

Back to Top
crosschevron-down icon-angle icon-bars icon-times