About Travelling Buzz

Travelling Buzz is a travel blog about adventure travel in Europe

My name is Maria, I’m from Bulgaria and I currently live in Sofia. 

I started Travelling Buzz in 2013 to help people with first-hand information and tips about the places I visit, mostly in Europe at the time. I didn’t want to share my stories 20 times after I return home. So I decided to write about my experiences and those who wanted would read them. 

With time, I met many people during my travels that didn’t know anything about Bulgaria. Even I didn’t know much about my home country. That’s why I started to write more and more about Bulgaria in order to help more people (and me) realize what a beautiful place it is. 

My goal is to inspire you to travel more and to be adventurous! There are so many beautiful places you can visit. You just have to make the first big step.

About Maria

I started working in journalism, web editing and I loved writing. I also love travelling and tourism – I have a Bachelor and a Master Degrees in Tourism. So I was determined to combine my both passions. Two years ago, in 2014, I quit my journalism job and decided to pursue a career in content marketing for the tourism industry. Such position did not exist at a regular 9-5 firm. By freelancing, internships and pro bono work, I started making my way to my dream job.

Now I’m part of the marketing team of a super exciting international travel brand, still do freelance work for other travel businesses, make money through my blog and I am also part of other cool projects.

To sum it up:

  • Travelling Buzz was born in April 2013 after a dream trip to Paris. 
  • I visited 2 times TBEX – the largest travel bloggers conference in the world – 2014 in Athens, 2015 in Costa Brava.
  • Travelling Buzz is one of the recommended travel blogs by Trivago in 2016. It is also part of over 15 world charts and lists of travel blogs. 
  • I am one of the founders of the Association of travel bloggers in Bulgaria (since January 2016). Our goal is to help companies in Bulgaria to work more with travel bloggers. I am also member of the International Bloggers Association and Bulgarian Association of Journalists and Travel Writers.
  • I have a Bachelor and a Master Degrees in Tourism Economics. I follow a PhD in the same field. 
  • I’ve partnered with over 100 travel brands through my blog. 
  • I’m in the Marketing Team of BIG BERRY brand and do freelance writing for other travel brands. I’ve partnered with over 100 travel bloggers, journalist and other influencers through my work
  • I love cats.

What you will find on Travelling Buzz

– Practical information about various destinations in Europe

– Info, places and tips for visiting Bulgaria

– Ideas, inspiration and tips for travelling

– Adventures you can experience in Europe and Bulgaria

– Reviews of hotels, places, activities, etc.

– Guest posts by other inspirational travel writers. 


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You can say hi, invite me for a coffee or anything else here: travellingbuzzblog@gmail.com

Check out Travelling Buzz’s influence on TheMidGame and our Media Kit for 2017. If you are interested in partnerships and collaborations, check out Work with me page. 

Some of my favourite travel experiences

Catching an amazing sunset over a field of sunflowers near Tyulenovo, Bulgaria by accident… (Article

Sunflower Sunset Bulgaria

9-hour mountain trekking in Rila mountain – the highest in Bulgaria.  


Sea kayaking on sunrise near Bolata – Kavarna region, Bulgaria…. (Article


Fancy, hm? Skydiving in Costa Brava, Spain… (Article



Cape Emine – the easternmost point of the Balkan mountain in Bulgaria, part of our 10-days coastal roadtrip from South to North Black Sea coast in Bulgaria, 2016.

Cape Emine Bulgaria

2-day cross-country and mountain biking in Bulgaria... (Article


Visiting Bela Krajina’s hidden gems – the source of Krupa River, Slovenia… (Article


The most beautiful gorge – Vintgar Gorge, Slovenia… (Article)


Riding a boat in Lake Bled, Slovenia… (Article)


Biking for the sunrise on beach Bolata, Northern Black Sea coast in Bulgaria… (Article)

Visiting Prague in winter… (Article)


The impressive abondened Buzludzha monument in Bulgaria… (Article)


Befriending a sea urchin while kayaking in Costa Brava(Article)

Kayaking in Llanca

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  • Hitch-Hikers Handbook

    Fascinating blog, Maria! Thanks for connecting with us on Twitter! Keep up the great work and travel safe!

  • Adrian of Adrian's Travel Tales

    So excited you’re coming to TBEX Athens 2014 and that you’re feeling the same way as me. Can’t WAIT!

  • Tim

    Hi Maria and welcome to the Part-time bloggers page. You have a very clean site and I look forward to following your adventures. Btw, I think your page for blogs you like is very cool; love the format.

    • Maria

      Thanks Tim. It’s a small portion of the blogs I like cuz they’re just so many! Glad you liked it. We’ll keep in touch! 😉

  • Leela Fiorino

    Hi, Maria.
    I stumbled upon ur blog, and found it very interesting. I’m a world traveller but am embarrassed to say that I’ve never been to Bulgaria. That will change next year, because of ur blog! If you also want to do something really interesting, visit the Pema Ts’al Sakya Monastery in Pokhara, Nepal. I stayed there for 5 months this year, and it has changed my life.
    The young monks are amazing; they maintain the ancient Tibetan rituals from hundreds of years ago. Check out their website!
    Best regards, Leela

    • Maria

      Hi Leela, it’s so nice to hear that you want to come to Bulgaria. It is indeed an interesting place and you’ll be surprised by its beauty 🙂 Contact me if you need any help!

  • Andrea

    Can’t wait to read more of your posts!

  • Michael Pinter

    Greetings, Maria!

    Happy New Year! I would like to inform you that I’ve nominated you for an award (see link below). Although I am relatively new to your blog, I truly enjoy your writing style and content. Never stop doing what you do best! Thank you for the inspiration. I look forward to what’s in store here this 2015 year.


    Best regards,

    Michael @ The Chronicles of Wanderlust.

    • Maria

      Thank you so much! I’m honored! It’s a great start of the New Year!

  • John

    Hi Maria, great blog! Found you via My Trip This Year’s post – looking forward to exploring more 🙂

    • Maria

      Thank you for stopping by! I checked your blog and I can’t wait to read your posts, we’ll keep in touch!

  • Mani @ A New Life Wandering

    Hi Maria! I like you blog! Nice to find you.

    • Maria

      Hi Mani, thanks for stopping by and for the nice words!

  • Vasudha Aggarwal

    I have enjoyed exploring your wonderful blog. And have nominated you for ‘Very Inspiring Blogger Award’ – http://travel-defined.com/2015/01/19/very-inspiring-blogger-award/

    Happy Travels !!

  • Rishabh & Nirali

    Hi, Congratulations, We are hoping to making this day better for you!We have nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Keep traveling, and keep inspiring. http://www.gypsycouple.com/inspiring-blogger-award/

  • Fashion Girl / Fashion Travel / Fashion Travel Accessories

    Hi there, I found your travel blog through twitter 🙂 I’ve yet to discover your adventures and travel blogging journey. Keep up the good work. I like your about me section so far and that’s why I decided to leave you some love and comment 🙂 Check out my website too as it’s all about everything mainly related to Fashion, Travel, Beauty, Travel Accessories & Lifestyle in general 🙂

    Talk soon 🙂

    Fashion Travel Accessories

    • Maria

      Thanks for stopping by! It’s always good to connect with other travellers 🙂

  • Marissa Tejada

    Love your blog! I have a passion for Eurotravel too. Really enjoying the posts and pics. Safe travels 😀

    • Maria

      Thank you, Marissa! Europe has so much to offer, one lifetime wouldn’t be enough to explore it 😀

  • Rury Dermawan

    Hello Maria, Thanks to share. Exploring to Europe why not? i love Germany, Paris, England, Istanbul, Netherland 🙂
    Maybe, you can try to explore Indonesia. It’s too many adventure, culture, culinary, you can explore them

    Regards from Indonesia 🙂

    • Maria

      Thank you for the great recommendations! Greetings!

  • Tina Ernspiker

    Maria we are so happy you joined the IBA! I love your Instagram pictures. You have a new follower 🙂

    • Maria

      Thank you, Tina! I’m happy to be part of the community!


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