Maria Petkova is sociable and curious person who likes different worldviews, cultures, countries. Therefore she loves to travel and get to know them. Graduated Bulgarian language and literature at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, since then, for 24 years now, Maria is dealing with journalism. She has worked in the newspapers 168 Hours, 24 hours, Monitor, where she was responsible mainly for items related to travel, culture, psychology, lifestyle. Maria is founder, originator and chief editor of the magazines Odyssey /Ulysses/ and Pateshestvenik /Traveler/. Now she is the editor of the bilingual magazine for Bulgarian traditions and culture Cherga /Rug/.
She was editor of books and correspondent for Bulgarian radio in Melbourne, Australia. Her articles are published in many newspapers, magazines and books. She also works on projects related to organization, PR and advertising of festivals, cultural events, etc. Member of the Union of Bulgarian Journalists, the Bulgarian Association of Journalists and Travel Writers /ABUJET/ and the World Federation of Journalists and Travel Writers /FIJET/.