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21.03.2012

Road Trip Round Up: Koprivshtitsa
 
Road Trip Round Up: Koprivshtitsa

The small museum-filled town of Koprivshtitsa was the first stop on our trip across the country. Koprivshtitsa’s claim to fame is its huge amount of preserved National Revival-era houses...

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SourceGirl Meets Bulgaria
Smolyan History Museum
 
Smolyan History Museum

The historical museum in Smolyan is the oldest and largest in the Middle Rhodopes. Founded in 1935 to explore, study, preserve and promote the uniqueness with its artistic value...

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Source: Paylessbg.com
Scavenger Hunt Sunday
 
Scavenger Hunt Sunday

Vince and I are back from our road trip across Bulgaria.

It was amazing and I am so happy that I got to see more of the country...

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SourceGirl Meets Bulgaria
New flight to Varna from Budapest

 
New flight to Varna from Budapest

Wizz air announced that will start operating flights from Budapest to Varna. The Hungarian Airline will start operating the flight from June 18 this year...

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Source: Paylessbg.com
 
Bulgaria's Bansko is Europe's cheapest ski resort, travel website says


 
Bulgaria's Bansko is Europe's cheapest ski resort, travel website says

Bulgaria's Bansko has been named Europe's best value ski resort by TripAdvisor.
The evaluation is based on TripIndex Ski which calculates the...

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SourceThe Sofia Echo
 
Flights to and from Sofia updated news
 
Flights to and from Sofia updated news

After Malev airlines stopped operating many airlines were in a hurry to grab more market shares. Sofia airport proved to be a major European airport and many airlines want to service flights to Sofia...

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Source: Paylessbg.com
 
Bansko Bansko

General Info: Bansko is one of the biggest and most attractive mountain resorts in Bulgaria and during the last years it has been developed as the best and most modern ski resort...

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SourceVisitbulgaria.net
 
Big ski in Bansko 2

 
Big ski in Bansko 2

Lindsey Vonn really should not have been surprised by the heightened interest stirred by her arrival in Sofia. After all, three years ago when Bansko last held a women's alpine skiing World Cup...

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SourcePThe Sofia Echo
 
Boyana Waterfall
 
 
Boyana Waterfall

The Boyana waterfall (Boyanski vodopad) is the biggest waterfall in Vitosha. It is 49 ft high and is located in one of the most preserved areas of Vitosha. On a clear sunny day it can be...

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SourcePaylessbg.com
 
Easter Week and Traditions in Bulgaria Easter Week and Traditions in Bulgaria

This past week, we have seen and learned of some of the different traditions surrounding Easter.
The first of the traditional celebrations started last Sunday...

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SourceEllis and Jodie's Bulgarian Adventure
 
Dilma Rousseff – a Bulgarian immigrant daughter – is the new President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff – a Bulgarian immigrant daughter – is the new President of Brazil

The Labour Party candidate Dilma Rousseff has achieved a victory in the second round of the elections for President of Brazil with 54% of the total votes, have the authorities...

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Source: Bulgaria Gazette




 
International tourists visiting Bulgaria generate two billion euro revenue International tourists visiting Bulgaria generate two billion euro revenue

Bulgaria’s revenue from international tourist visits reached 2.27 billion euro from January to October 2009, Ministry of Economy, Energy and tourism announced...

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Source: Bulgaria Gazette

 
Palma de Mallorca cooperates with Bulgaria’s Sandanski in the sphere of tourism Palma de Mallorca cooperates with Bulgaria’s Sandanski in the sphere of tourism

Aina Calvo, the mayor of Palma de Mallorca will visit Bulgaria’s Sandanski to mark the fraternization of the two municipalities, Standart daily reported...

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Source: Bulgaria Gazette

 
British own 4000 apartments in Bulgaria’s Bansko British own 4000 apartments in Bulgaria’s Bansko

British are the owners of 4000 apartments in the Bulgarian ski resort of Bansko, the resort’s mayor Alexander Kravarov told Strouma daily...

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Source: Bulgaria Gazette


 
Horseback riding in Strandja

 
Horseback riding in Strandja

Strandja has a lot to offer to those who like horse-back riding. Horses are available through several companies, and some of the interesting daily rides, which may be performed...

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SourcePaylessbg.com
 
A Good Lunch at JJ Murphy's
 
A Good Lunch at JJ Murphy's

Another restaurant on our list of must-try dining experiences in Sofia was finally visited this past Sunday. JJ Murphy's is a very authentic Irish pub in the center of the city and...

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SourceEllis and Jodie's Bulgarian Adventure

 
Photo journal: Vidin and the Danube
 
Photo journal: Vidin and the Danube

Just as it used to in the past, in May residential market of Bulgaria will continue surprising the purchasers with unprecedented discounts...

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SourceThe Other Europe

 
Large discounts for Bulgarian property

 
Large discounts for Bulgarian property

LJust as it used to in the past, in May residential market of Bulgaria will continue surprising the purchasers with unprecedented discounts...

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SourceBulgaria Gazette

 
A New York art gallery will feature the magical artworks of Bulgarian/Swiss artist Lydia van der Berg

 
A New York art gallery will feature the magical artworks of Bulgarian/Swiss artist Lydia van der Berg

LNEW YORK, NY – Chelsea’s Agora Gallery is proud to present No Boundaries, a solo exhibition by Lydia van der Berg. Scheduled to run from May 12, 2011 through June 1,...

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SourceBulgaria Gazette
 
Lake Kerkini

 
Lake Kerkini

Located a few hours from Sofia by car and just minutes from the Bulgarian border, Lake Kerkini is an internationally significant wetland area and arguably Greece's finest birding site...

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Source: Window to Bulgaria
 
Bulgarian tourism marches confidently out of the crisis

 
Bulgarian tourism marches confidently out of the crisis

Expectations for a better tourist season this year have been confirmed by statistics. In the first eight months of 2011, more than four million tourists visited Bulgaria...

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SourceThe Sofia Echo
 
NIKI flying 3 Sofia-Vienna Flights Daily

 
NIKI flying 3 Sofia-Vienna Flights Daily

Low-cost airline NIKI, also known as FlyNIKI, has launched a new daily flight from Bulgaria's capital Sofia to Vienna.
Thus, NIKI is already offering three Sofia-Vienna and...

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SourcePaylessbg.com
 
Top 15 Favorite Bulgarian Places
 
Top 15 Favorite Bulgarian Places

At a distance of one month, it's sometimes hard to believe that we spent two wonderful years living in Bulgaria. We look back with fond memories at the many places we visited...

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SourceEllis and Jodie's Bulgarian Adventure

 
Bulgaria to spend 4.2M leva on tourism fairs in 2012    

 
Bulgaria to spend 4.2M leva on tourism fairs in 2012

In 2012, Bulgaria plans to be represented at 42 tourist fairs, spending 4.2 million leva to show off its attractions, which equals the amount allocated for advertising in the past...

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SourceThe Sofia Echo
 
Bulgaria Might Launch Direct Flights to China

 
Bulgaria Might Launch Direct Flights to China

The opportunities for launching a direct airline between Bulgarian and China have been surveyed during a visit of a high-ranking Chinese delegation in Sofia...

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SourcePaylessbg.com
 
easyJet to increase frequency on Sofia-London route

 
EasyJet to increase frequency on Sofia-London route

Budget airline easyJet will raise the frequency of its flights to Bulgaria in mid-December, counting on higher demand during the Christmas and New Year holidays, the company...

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Source: Paylessbg.com
 
Housing Prices in Bulgaria
 
Housing Prices in Bulgaria Continue to Drop

Between January and June, housing prices went down by 23 per cent on average compared with the like period of 2008, said Tsvetelina Tacheva, CEO of the Address real property...

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Source: Visit Bulgaria

 


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