Balabanova All Over

[Flushing, NY] If anything was to keep me from spending my first full day in NYC in Manhattan, it had to be the US Open! I had been watching tennis with...

[New York City, NY] I had flown in and out of New York plenty of times on my many treks between the East Coast and Bulgaria. I’d gotten as far as...

[Austin, TX] It is Sunday morning. I’ve set my alarm for the obscenely early hour of 7 am because I have a task – run 8 miles!!! As part of my...

[Austin, TX] After our afternoon of sight-seeing in San Antonio, we headed back to Austin. We checked into the AT&T Hotel and Conference center, which was on the fringe of the...

[San Antonio, TX] A few days before my trip to Texas, a few friends filled out a Travel Challenge survey on Facebook. It entailed a list of 100 world attractions and...