Our Team

Dimiter Popov
Dimiter Popov - Trekking & Cycling

A geographer and former mountain guide and ski-instructor Dimo founded Penguin Travel in Copenhagen in 1989. Having visited over 100 countries he is a member of the Danish Travellers Club (De Berejstes Klub). Dimo still leads most of the groups to new destinations. He takes care of all equestrian and cycling programmes in Bulgaria.

Maria Kostadinova
Maria Kostadinova - Scandinavian Department

Maria has a Master degree in International Relations from the University of World and National Economy is Sofia, which helped her get into the history and politics of various countries around the world. This combined with her passion for travelling and exploring new and interesting places has lead her to her current position as a tour consultant at Penguin Travel. Maria has special interest for countries like Iran, Mongolia and Spain, which she has visited several times, but in her list of favourite destinations you will also find Cambodia, Uzbekistan, Syria, Croatia, Italy, Denmark etc.

Lubomir Gatev
Lyubomir Gatev - Horseriding

Super Lubo - born in November 1988, worked for the company three and a half years. Studied tourism in New Bulgarian University. Lives in a small village in the Rhodope Mountains, near Plovdiv. Join the firm as a guide-horseback riding and biking.

Antonia Todorova
Antonia Todorova - Financial Manager

Antonia has worked more than 14 years as Financial Manager and she is a part of Penguin’s team more than 6 years. She has visited over 30 countries. Working for Penguin Travel gives her a great chance to combine her professional skills with her passion for traveling.

Emilia Georgieva
Emilia Georgieva - Back Office Department

Graduated International Economic Relations from the University of World and National Economy in Sofia, she is a part from Penguin Travel for almost 5 years. Started at the accounting department, she continued to develop her skills in inbound tourism- organizing all the procedure of servicing a tour, training new employees in this area and overseeing. Now she coordinates and supervises the operations of the back office department.

Vladimira Petrova
Vladimira Petrova - Visa Department

Vladimira is graduated with an international tourism qualification from the Institute of Postgraduate Studies at the University of National and World Economy – Sofia. She wants to learn more about the culture, customs and traditions of people. Her favourite destinations are Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine and the mountains of Bulgaria (Rhodope, Rila and Stara Planina). In Penguin Travel she is responsible for collection and submission of documents for issuing visa and for responding to the enquiries of Russian clients.

Pencho Penchev
Pencho Penchev – Birdwatching

A naturalist by nature, Pencho is a member of the Bulgarian Society for Protection of Birds. As a researcher in animal breeding he implements the initiatives of the Society for preservation and restoration of habitats into farming on regional scale. He is a birder with good insight into bird behavior and identification, well acquainted with the Bulgarian open country and ornithologically interesting spots. Pencho joined Penguin Travel in 2010 and he loves touring – being in touch with nature and meeting people of the ilk. An enthusiastic bird picker and a nice company – your guiding bird and fellow.

Lyuben Sinadinski
Lyuben Sinadinski - Trekking, cycling & horseriding

Trekking, cycling & horseriding Lyuben was born in 1990 and began climbing at the age of 13. Since then nature and adventure have been his passion. Graduated with Bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurship and Master's Degree in Financial control and Auditing, he became part of Penguin's team at the beginning of 2011. He considers himself lucky to have a job that largely involves communication with highly motivated and experienced people in travelling. He finds inspiration in undiscovered destinations and customers' desires.

Anton Stoichov
Anton Stoychov - Trekking, MTB, Cycling

Anton is an experienced mountain guide who can lead you through all kind of conditions – storm, snow, rain and sun safely to your destination. Born at the feet of Great Rila Mountain, his extensive knowledge of beautiful trails, paths and routes was in his blood since he started working in the magnificent area of the Rila lakes at very young age. A prominent mountain runner, he competes in races on a high altitude with final line hidden usually up in the clouds of the peak. Anton is a leader of our mtb bike tours, a bike expert and energetic explorer of new bike trails in the country and abroad. Family groups, cyclist lovers, hikers and tourists will find excellent company and guide in their adventures with Penguin Travel.

Atanas Dochev
Atanas Dochev - Product Manager

Atanas graduated in Political Science and worked in the sphere of media research, before deciding to pursue his passion for travel and adventure and join the Penguin team. He likes spending his time traveling to distant lands and meeting different people and cultures, but his favorite type of adventure is mountain exploration. Whether on foot, bike or ski Atanas is always eager to share his time in the mountains with various sorts of people, which led him to the position of product manager and mountain bike guide at Penguin Travel.

Andrea Lazarova
Andrea Lararova - Accounting Department

Studying economics, Andrea has joined the Penguin team after graduating at the University of National and World Economy, Sofia. As a part of the Accounting Department, she has been dealing with the accounts payable/receivable. Her desire for visiting new places all around the world and the interest in some different aspects of the common accounting has made her to become a part of the team.

Kostadin Landzhov
Kostadin Landzhov - Active Department

Born in Velingrad (Rhodope Mountains). Graduated classical guitarist. The music always gave him a chance to travel and to communicate with many people from different parts of the globe. One of his favorite destinations is Japan. The photography is his hobby. Kostadin joined Penguin Travel in 2017.

Rumiana Hristova
Rumiana Hristova - Active Department

If she was an animal, Rumiana would definitely be some constantly migrating and wandering odd bird, incapable of spending too much time in one place. But in real life she is just a professional traveler and tour guide, with strong interest in deserts, sloths, trains and everything cooked with coco. Among her favorite things to do are observing the endless Siberian taiga, discussing matters of the universe with Bedouins and enjoying the pouring tropical rain. She has visited over 30 countries and among her favorite destinations are Mongolia, Belize, Morocco and Costa Rica. She can guide you with ease through narrow cobblestone streets, forest, intense cultural shocks, endless border crossings and all kind of unpredictable situations.

Morten Simonsen
Morten Simonsen – Scandinavian Department

Born in Denmark in 1991 – Morten has always had a passion for travelling and discovering the world. He graduated with a degree in commerce management, which opened the doors to a life abroad. The chance to combine a career with an opportunity to travel and discover new cultures was an easy choice, and so he joined the Penguin Team in 2017. Aside from consulting you on your next journey, he still grabs every chance of exploring a new destination.

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