Lifeswanderlust got a Liebster Award

August 17, 2014 3 Comments »

Lifeswanderlst got nominated for a Liebster Award from the talented blogger Adrana from Adventure Flair. If you haven’t checked out her blog, please do, as it is full of awe inspiring photography and great tips on travelling through Europe. I am so happy that Lifeswanderlust is recognized as upcoming blog that you should follow!

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But wait!? What is a Liebster Award?

The Liebster Award is awarded by bloggers to bloggers with fewer than 600 followers who they feel are “up and coming” and deserve some recognition. It is also a way of making new friends in the blogger community.

Are there any rules about who can be nominated?

- Write a blog post thanking the blogger who nominated you for the Liebster Award, and link back to his or her blog.
- Answer the 11 questions that your nominator asks you.
- Nominate 5-11 bloggers of your own, with under 600 followers, who you think are awesome and deserving of this honour.
- Create 11 questions for your nominees.
- Display the Liebster Award logo on your page.
- List these rules in your post.

My answers to Adventure Flair’s questions:

Do you travel because of any sports (surf, ski, etc…)?

The only sport I have been practicing was to take the stairs when the elevator wasn’t working. I am travelling to explore the culture of a new place and I have never been taking up any sports along the way, although I would love to learn to jet ski.

Which is the longest distance you go through hitchhiking?

Me and hitchhiking in one sentence?! I have never hitchhiked, I am simply not brave enough to do it (just put it on my long list of things I am scared of, like flying and open water). I did offered a ride to a hitchhiker in Bulgaria once. We drove for almost 300 kilometers together. It wasn’t anything like the glamorous image of hitchhiking from the movies. The guy was a little bit creepy, sorry for saying it, but he was.

Have you ever travelled to Bulgaria or any Balkan country?

I am a native Bulgarian and I used to travel a lot when I was living there. Be it the mountainous region of central Bulgaria or the remote beaches of the Southern coast along Black Sea, I extensively explored the unique culture of my home country. I even have a special tourist booklet where I gathered stamp from the national tourist attractions.

Which is your dream destination?

My dream destination is South Georgia island, a sub-Antarctic island where one can find the largest colony of king penguins in the world. You can literally take a walk with some 400,000 penguins.

South Georgia island in the Atlantic

Because who doesn’t want to be with more than 200,000 king penguins at one place?
Photo: Liam Quinn

Travelling alone or with friends?

This depends. I have been travelling alone to many countries, but I definitely prefer travelling with friends.Travelling solo allows you to better explore the place, but travelling with friends is always more fun.

Which is the place you visited and you’d like to come back again to as soon as possible?

From the many places I visited, I could say I would like to revisit Bintan in Indonesia. Beautiful white-sand beach and clear, warm water.

What was the best souvenir you got?

A beautiful sea shell I found on a beach in the Philippines.

What types of travel guides do you use? (websites, books, etc…)

One word, Google.

Which is your favourite websites for purchasing tickets and accommodation?

I don’t have a favourite site for purchasing tickets, but for accommodation I use only booking.com and agoda.com.

Why are you blogging?

I blog because I want to share my experience with my family back home.

Blogs which inspires you?

There are many, but to name a few:

Gone with the backpack
Bunch of Backpackers

My Liebster Award nominees

Discover your Indonesia

Gone With The Backpack

The Happy Passport

Bunch of Backpackers

Bob Around the World

*Okay, I know that two of my nominees actually have more than 600 followers, but I would really like to nominate them, as they are a great bloggers who I think you should follow!

Here are my questions for you:

1.    Why did you start travelling?
2.    What is the most important during your travels?
3.    Which is the most overrated place you have been to?
4.    Which is your favourite city? Why?
5.    What is the most memorable experience you had while travelling?
6.    Which is your dream destination?
7.    Do you read other travel blog? If yes, which one?
8.    Which is the best advise you can give to people who want to travel?
9.    Do you go for a group tours or you explore on your own?
10. What kind of places you like to visit, sea side towns, mountain villages or bustling cities with rich nightlife?
11. What do you have in your backpack?

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3 Comments

  1. Manouk - Bunch of Backpackers Friday August 22nd, 2014 at 12:01 am - Reply

    Thanks Mari :) ! I feel honored. I have yet to explore your home country Bulgaria! Hope to do that in the near future! Love, Manouk

  2. Rebekah Voss Saturday August 23rd, 2014 at 10:01 am - Reply

    Very honored to be nominated, thank you so much. It’s also incredible to be included among such other fantastic bloggers!

  3. [:en]Mari [:bg]Мари
    Mari Sunday August 24th, 2014 at 8:58 pm - Reply

    You are welcome Manouk, your blog is really interesting!

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