Category: Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country located in southeastern Europe on the Balkan Peninsula. It shares borders with Romania to the north, Serbia and North Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and the Black Sea to the east.

The capital and largest city of Bulgaria is Sofia. The city serves as the cultural, economic, and administrative center of the country. Sofia is known for its mix of architectural styles, heavily influenced from Slavic, Thracian, and Ottoman cultures. The country has a diverse landscape that includes mountains, valleys, plains, and a beautiful coastline along the Black Sea. The Balkan, Rila, and Pirin Mountains offer excellent opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking, skiing, and mountaineering.

Bulgaria offers a blend of rich history, natural beauty, and cultural traditions. Its diverse landscapes, historical sites, warm hospitality, and affordability make it an increasingly popular tourist destination in Europe. Whether exploring ancient ruins, enjoying outdoor activities, or experiencing traditional Bulgarian culture, visitors can find a unique and captivating experience in Bulgaria.

Fun Things To Do In Sofia On A Budget

Sofia isn’t a city that typically ends up on your European bucket list. She does not have the same touristic pull like Paris or Rome, but don’t let that dissuade! Being one of Europe’s most underrated capital cities, Sofia is filled with gorgeous Viennese-styled architecture, lush greenery parks, and delicious traditional Balkans food. To top […]

7 Photo-Worthy Day Trips From Sofia You Shouldn’t Miss

After spending a few days in Bulgaria’s vibrant capital, you should consider venturing outside the city and explore at least several other incredible destinations. Fortunately, Sofia is a lovely city to serve as a base for visiting many of Bulgaria’s top destinations. So, hop on a bus or a train or join a tour, and get the […]

Hiking The Stunning Seven Rila Lakes In Summer

Nestled in less than 2-hours drive away from Sofia, Rila is the highest mountain range in Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula. During winter season, skiers can look forward to 78-kilometres of slopes served by 24 ski lifts from various resorts. During the summer, there are lots of hiking trails to explore, with mountain huts providing […]

Useful Travel Tips For First Time Visit To Bulgaria

My whole time in Bulgaria was kind of a happy mishap. It started with a 2-weeks Europe trip with my bestie. Then I decided to stay on without any plans, just to compensate for the last 2-years of not traveling due to pandemic. Before I knew it, my 90-days free Schengen visa was almost due and I […]

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