Explore the concrete legacy of the Bulgarian Communist Party.
On this week-long tour we’ll cover more than 1,800 km, crossing two mountain ranges and travelling all the way to the Black Sea coast – as we visit some of the most fantastic architectural wonders built during Bulgaria’s communist period.
Featuring 20-something memorial complexes, this unique tour of Bulgaria’s brutal, bizarre & otherworldly monuments showcases the political art of a troubled socialist state positioned on the crossroads of East and West.
Journey Into Bulgaria with Atlas Obscura /
25-30 January 2017 Sold Out
Bulgaria Arkitektour / 18-24 September 2017
Bulgaria Arkitektour / 16-22 October 2017
Discover Kyiv, Chernobyl, and everything in between.
From brutalist architecture and contemporary street culture, to the world’s most notorious radioactive ghost town: this tour celebrates modern Ukraine in all of its glorious contradictions.
I’ve teamed up with Yomadic to offer this eye-opening trip through the monuments, markets and suburbs of Kyiv, to the palace of Ukraine’s former president and finishing with an overnight tour of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
Pop-up Tour: Ukraine /
13-20 January 2017 Sold Out
More 2017 Dates TBA
Meet the ‘Spomeniks’ of Former Yugoslavia.
On this tour we’ll travel across three countries – Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia – as we visit 16 of the most extraordinary monuments you’ll ever see.
It’s impossible to appreciate the power of these places until you’ve experienced them close-up. You’ll get to know them intimately over the course of this intense 12-day Balkan adventure, as we travel through some of the most breathtaking landscapes – and visit the strangest monuments – that Europe has to offer.
Yugoslav Memorial Tour / 20 April-1 May 2017
Been on one of my tours before? I’ll be very happy to offer a 10% discount for returning guests.
I don’t like package tours… and that’s why the trips listed on this page probably won’t feel like any conventional tour you’ve been on before. Think of this more as a road trip with friends you haven’t met yet – and with an itinerary that’s fluid enough to allow for spontaneous distractions and photo stops. It’s a road trip packed full of history and architecture, with elements of urban exploration and dark tourism thrown in.
I believe the result is something quite special… and ever since I ran my first tour back in May 2015, every subsequent event I’ve organised has sold out fast.
If you have any questions about the tours listed on this page, or to book your place, just send me a message.
Obscura Day / May 2015 / via Atlas Obscura
Bulgaria Arkitektour / September 2015 / view gallery
Bulgaria Arkitektour / October 2015 / view gallery
Pop-up Tour Zero: Ukraine / September 2016
Bulgaria Arkitektour / September 2016
Bulgaria Arkitektour / October 2016
You can find out what people thought about my previous tours here.