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Summer Festivals in Veliko Tarnovo

Summer Festivals in Veliko Tarnovo

If you’re thinking of visiting Veliko Tarnovo, the old capital of Bulgaria, this summer check out some of these  festivals taking place in and around the city. From live art to music performances and traditional folklore, there’s something to suit Read more…


Kapana Fest Highlights

Kapana Fest Highlights

Kapana Fest was an amazing combination of music, arts, food and fantastic people! Named after the historic and artistic Kapana quarter in Plovidv, the narrow streets were filled with a vibrancy that was infectious and where everyone gathered to have Read more…


Makak Konak Guest House: A Countryside Retreat Near Veliko Tarnovo

MAKAK KONAK GUEST HOUSE: A COUNTRYSIDE RETREAT NEAR VELIKO TARNOVO

There are times when you’re travelling where you just want to chill out in a place that feels like home so I felt lucky to find Makak Konak Guest House, a great little countryside retreat less than a fifteen minute Read more…


Monument of Bulgarian-Russian Friendship, Varna

Climbing through a small hole in the wall that someone has hammered out just enough bricks to squeeze through, I am starting to have second thoughts about what’s ahead of the darkness on the other side. One by one, and Read more…


Taking a Slow Train Through Bulgaria

Taking a Slow Train Through Bulgaria

It’s the small details–brass coat hooks, tiny semi-circled tables with old fashioned metal ashtrays underneath, which add a civilized edge to the journey and the otherwise shabby interior of this little train carriage. Looking out through thedirty, smudged windows, we Read more…


5 Winter Festivals in Bulgaria

If you’re thinking of traveling to Bulgaria over the coming months, or if you already live here and are looking for distractions from the cold weather, head to any of these winter festivals in Bulgaria and treat yourselves to experiences Read more…


FREE Tours in Sofia

free tours in Sofia

Few people would argue that one of the best ways to see a city would be to take a tour through the streets and iconic landmarks where you can discover a city through the eyes of a local. With so Read more…


Samovodska Night Bazaar

This year’s Samovodska Night Bazaar festival on 19th September promises to be an even bigger affair than previous years with more involvement from Bulgaria’s cultural heritage supporters and includes local artisans demonstrating their crafts during the day with traditional live Read more…


Free Veliko Turnovo Walking Tour

Free Veliko Turnovo Walking Tours

Whether you’re familiar with the sights of Veliko Tarnovo and know how to navigate yourself around, or if you’re a first time traveller to the city, taking the Free Walking Tour will offer you a unique insight into Bulgarian history Read more…


Buggering Off to Bulgaria

Buggering Off to Bulgaria is a new cookbook which incorporates a generous helping of traditional Bulgarian recipes, a spattering of British-inspired comfort food and a pinch of the same from Eastern Europe, Greece and North America. Organised in seasons, and Read more…