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Role Reversal in Bulgaria and the Numbers

BULGARIA | Tue, 19 Apr 2016 | By wanderlustgail | Views [344]

Bulgaria had the mysterious power to line up external circumstances and ambiguous expectations in such a way that provided us with a fabulous time. It started in my husband's childhood. He had a calendar that featured a different European capital each ... Read more >

Tags: black sea, budget, bulgaria, ovech, provadia, sabbatical, sofia, travel, varna

Tarnovo Chill

BULGARIA | Thu, 8 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [288]

Yesterday was a final relaxing day here in Tarnovo. Actually, I was debating weather to go to Bucharest, with a friend who I have stayed in a few hostels with and was going yesterday, or stay an additional day-and I decided to stay an extra day, ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, veliko tarnovo

Seeing the UFO

BULGARIA | Wed, 7 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [307]

Yesterday was a long day-the highlight seeing the UFO.   But first, after breakfast, a van picked us up and we visited an old working town-where  I saw old water mills that made clothes, old clothes, and old buildings, it was somewhat ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, buzludzha, ufo, veliko tarnovo

Tarnovo is Veliko But The Guide Isn't

BULGARIA | Tue, 6 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [240]

Yesterday was the first full day here in Veliko Tarnovo, and it was a nice day. I went on the usual free walking tour at 11:00 am (after breakfast at the hostel), and it was very rushed. The guide just seemed to be reading from a script, and didn't want ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, veliko tarnovo

3 For The Road: Journey to Veliko

BULGARIA | Mon, 5 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [281]

Yesterday was a nice day. I had a nice late breakfast at the hostel, and just sat around all morning, relaxing and talking to the others in the hostel, before catching the 1:30 bus to Veliko Turnovo.     The bus ride was 4 hours long.... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, velico turnovo

Plovdiv Day

BULGARIA | Sun, 4 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [280]

Yesterday I woke up to the modest breakfast here at the hostel, which was simply corn flakes.   And then I walked back down the pedestrian street, and walked over to a small museum (I thought there was a display on the unification of Bulgaria ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, plovdiv

Cheesy Mouth and Two Bus Stations

BULGARIA | Sat, 3 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [354]

Yesterday I had my last breakfast at Hostel Mostel. The breakfast buffet, which included waffles, granola, corn flakes, eggs (scrambled and hard boiled), Bulgarian sheep cheese (Which is awesome), watermelon, tomatoes, salami, etc. etc. And I filled ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, polvdiv

Last Relaxing Sofia Day

BULGARIA | Fri, 2 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [361]

I always like to make my final day in a large city a relaxing one. Rather then walking tours, museums, etc- (which I have already done), I like to  just relax, and maybe look at the sights one last time. And that is exactly what yesterday was. After ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, sofia

Bust A Move

BULGARIA | Thu, 1 Oct 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [371]

Yesterday was a busy day. First of all-it wasn't raining. It was overcast with some bits of sun and somewhat cold-but no rain, for the first time.    After once again enjoying the large buffet breakfast at the hostel, I went to the Museum ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, sofia

Rila Mountain High

BULGARIA | Wed, 30 Sep 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [374]

For yesterday, i was thinking about spending a final day in Sofia, walking around the city. But instead, I spent the day hiking about an hour outside Sofia.   The day before, a sign up sheet was at the front desk for the "Lakes of Rila"-which ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, rila, sofia

Soaking Sofia part 2

BULGARIA | Mon, 28 Sep 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [343]

Yesterday was another cold rainy day here in Sofia. I started the day by going to the Museum of Socialist Art, which seemed like it would be interesting.  Plus, it should be warm and dry.   First I had to find the museum. I thought it ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, sofia

Straight to Sofia-Broken, Left-Behind , Booked and Overcharged

BULGARIA | Fri, 25 Sep 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [335]

Last night, I slept in a hotel, even though I didn't want to.   But let's start with yesterday morning. A full 50%  of the guests staying at the hostel left before breakfast  (one other person), so I had breakfast in the ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, sofia

Photos: Pirin National Park, Traces Of Intermittent existence

BULGARIA | Sat, 12 Jan 2013 | By viktoriyabeshparova | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am an artist and a photographer, or at least that’s what I really feel my vocation should be. My style is rather eclectic. The current themes which occur actively throughout my artistic practice include the notion of cultural identity, personal identity ... Read more >
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Tags: bulgaria, travel photography scholarship 2012


BULGARIA | Sat, 15 Sep 2012 | By smoquart_calipso | Views [362]

Uff... za nami kolejny odcinek podróży :) W Budapeszcie było wesoło, choć pochmurno i deszczowo niestety... tak więc uciekamy na południe - mam tylko jeden polar i jedne dżinsy :) Za mną pierwsza couchsurfingowa przygoda i przyznam, że wyszła fajowo.... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, sofia

Driving Hazards in Bulgaria

BULGARIA | Wed, 14 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [713]

Hold on for dear life when driving in Bulgaria. It is considered very hazardous to drive in this country due to several factors and the fatality rate is as high as the smoking rate (OK, we exaggerate here, but it is still pretty bad). First, ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, driving, europe, roads, travel-safety-tips, travel-transport

Bulgaria Laws and Customs

BULGARIA | Wed, 14 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [490]

Bulgaria carries some classically European customs in addition to a few other local ways that may surprise the average traveller.   Like many parts of Europe, Bulgaria has many residents who smoke - they are, after all, a major producer of tobacco.... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, customs, europe, law, travel-legal, travel-safety-tips

Bulgaria - Crime & Begging

BULGARIA | Wed, 14 Sep 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1308]

Bulgaria is one of south eastern Europe’s most interesting destinations and not yet swamped by masses of visitors every summer. Thankfully the smaller crowds also mean petty crime is less common, but you can still run into trouble and pick pockets ... Read more >

Tags: bulgaria, crime, europe, travel-crime, travel-safety

Back in NYC

USA | Sat, 4 Sep 2010 | By alexkozovski | Views [483]

I realize there exists a massive hiatus in my writing between now and Leh  but it was inevitable. At some point it became a necessity to live and experience rather than sit behind a computer and write about it. For next time I think I have an idea ... Read more >

Tags: black sea, bosphorus, bulgaria, goodbye, india, jordan, nyc, portugal, spain, turkey

Staying Alive On The Balkan Roads

WORLDWIDE | Tue, 24 Aug 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [262]

So you want to drive in the southern Balkans. Congratulations, you are a true adventurer. Beat-up, crowded and maniacal, Balkan roads are reserved for unrelenting thrill-seekers. Macedonia Let's start with the easy one. Most major roads in Macedonia ... Read more >

Tags: balkans, bulgaria, eastern europe, europe, kosovo, macedonia, serbia, travel-safety, travel-transport

Ide Ciao Bansko!

BULGARIA | Wed, 14 Apr 2010 | By tonielle_krisanski | Views [1205]

On the train today… all day from Sofia to Bucharest, then onto Brasov. As much as this is a bum-sore, it does give me plenty of time to reflect on my time in Bulgaria and “get that bloody blog done”. For the last five months, I’ve been in this frustrating, ... Read more >

Tags: bansko, bulgaria, ruse, snowboarding, varna, veliko ternovo, winter season

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