There is one question every traveler to Bulgaria always asks me early on when we start planning a trip: "How safe is Bulgaria?". Bulgaria remains an off the grid travel destination and that might not be a bad thing. Fewer tourists and an authentic, deep-rooted culture is what you can expect. This little country - the South-easternmost point in the European Union - boasts diverse and oftentimes untouched landscapes from golden beaches to the lush green mountains. But is it a safe destination to travel to? I set out to research the opinions of other travelers, including interviewing two American travelers I met during my journey. Here is the picture that emerged.