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I'm a Bulgarian living abroad and every time I go to Varna I'm amazed by how fast the city changes in a positive way. Bulgaria's citizens still don't receive European salaries and local people can't still consume import products, even if there is a real hunger for that. Otherwise Varna is a very nice holiday place with …
Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria. Its traditions are based on the 800 year old war between Bulgarians and the Turks. Now the Bulgarians are busy reconstructing their country and to be a part of the European Union.
Plovdiv is incredible, one of my favorite cities in Europe. There is so much to see in the old town, and the residents of Plovdiv are so nice and relaxed. The highlight of Bulgaria, for me.
Veliko Turnovo is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It has the second largest university in Bulgaria, which gives it a young, vibrant feeling. There is so much history to see.
Bansko has established itself as one of the famous winter resorts in Eastern Europe recently and the town has improved a lot compared to a few years ago. For a small town, Bansko has interesting sights and many old houses, including the house of the great Bulgarian poet Nikola Vaptzarov and the house of Neophit Rilski …
Veliko Turnovo is a very beautiful city in Bulgaria that is just a few hours from Sofia, Varna, Russe; Arbanassi, a picturesque village with old houses and traditional cuisine, is less than ten kilometers from Veliko Turnovo. The town was a Bulgarian capital in the Medieval Ages and still has monuments from that time …
At first glance, Sofia might appear as yet another one of those heavy, concrete, Soviet-style architectural monsters. However, the Bulgarian capital is actually quite an old city, dating back to centuries before Christ -- certainly it wasn’t built just by the Soviets. Throughout its long history, Sofia saw several …
Plovdiv is a very beautiful city in Bulgaria which is just a few hours from Sofia and Bourgas. Istanbul is also not far from it and there are cheap buses that go there. It's underrated as it can offer its visitors a reat experience. There are many hostels in Plovdiv and most of them were opened in the last few years …
Varna is a great city that is visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. It has some of the best clubs and discos in Eastern Europe and prices are generally moderate. Varna is a great party place, but it also has many sights. Do not miss visiting the Aladzha Monastery (a cave monastery less than ten …
Ruse is often referred as the "Little Vienna" because of its architectural monuments in neo-baroque, modern, neoclassical, and art nouveau styles. Ruse’s history comprises of more than twenty centuries and has its roots with the construction of a Thracian settlement, which became the fortress Sexaginta Prista in Roman …
Sunny Beach was a green resort just twenty years ago, but has turned into an urban jungle with many hotels, bars, clubs, and apartment complexes since the fall of communism. It is not a place where you would enjoy nature anymore. Sunny Beach is also quite dirty and overcrowded in the summer; however, it is a huge party …
Balchik is a beautiful town where the local people are very friendly. It is between Varna and Kavarna and close to Dobrich and Romania. The beach in Balchik is good, although it is definitely not the best on the Bulgarian Black Sea. Despite its small size, Balchik has interesting sights to offer. Balchik Palace, a …
Tryavna is a beautiful, small town with many historical buildings in Central Bulgaria, and is very close to Gabrovo. It can offer its visitors great experiences, and prices are very low. Tryavna was a trade center in the middle of the nineteenth century and there are many old houses remaining from that period that …
Sozopol is a very beautiful sea resort in Bulgaria that is close to Bourgas, Nessebar, Sunny Beach, Primorsko, and Tsarevo. Although Sozopol is tiny, with a population of only six thousand, it is a leading resort with rich history, memorable infrastructure, and great atmosphere. Sozopol is often quoted as the best …
Bourgas does not have many sights but there are several museums -- the Museum of Nature and Science is strongly recommended. Sightseeing can be done in two or three days. However, there are many resorts near Bourgas which are worth visiting -- Nessebar, Sozopol, Pomorie, Sunny Beach, Primorsko, and Tzarevo to mention a …
Kyustendil is a Bulgarian spa resort but not many foreigners know it due to poor promotion, so you can be sure that you will not meet crowds of foreign tourists (maybe even not so many Bulgarian tourists). You can go skiing, do spa procedures, visit archeological sites, or taste fresh fruit or local drinks. Here is the …