Live off grid experience in a forest in Bulgaria

The Exchange

Hi, we are renovating a former hunting lodge on the edges of a large forest, we are off grid, water from a spring, it’s very quiet and secluded, 2 miles to the nearest village. We are very weather dependant, work is general renovation and household chores to cutting up logs, gardening etc we CANNOT be rigid with days and hours worked, but we try out best, and works out at 25 hours per week, over how ever many days it takes.


25 hours of help per week

Painting & Decorating: Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.

Handyman: Help with a wide range of repairs or building.

Gardening: Help grow plants and cultivate gardens

What you get

2 days off per week

Private Room: You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.

Tent: You will sleep in a tent at a camping site.

Breakfast: You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.

Lunch: You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.

Dinner: You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.

Free Laundry: You can use our laundry room freely.

Pick Up: We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.

Use our equipped kitchen: Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.


Beginner English or Intermediate Bulgarian

Between 20 and 70 years old

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

Activities & Shift

As we are off grid, as and when required within the rules.


Treat with respect, clean up after yourself , no getting drunk , no stealing