Tag: Bulgaria

Varna, Bulgaria: what to do on a weekend

In addition to going quite a few times to the beach (Rappongi was the chosen one, which the locals recommend) there are also many things to do in Varna and its surroundings. In this post we give you some recommendations on what to do in Varna on a weekend. Aladzha Monastery On the first morning, we did what we wanted most: visiting the monastery of…



Varna: the city of the Black Sea

The next step our the trip was Varna, the largest city on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. The idea was, in addition to visiting the other two main cities of the country, staying a few days on the beach (and Varna offered that plus it is the European capital of sports 2019). So we headed towards the Black Sea. Varna: European capital of sports…



Plovdiv: what to do in a weekend

We arrive in Plovdiv in the morning from Sofia. We left our things in the AirBnB (See: where to stay and how to get around in Plovdiv?) And we went to the first of Plovdiv to see: the Kapana district. Kapana: the center of Plovdiv to see and feel “Kapana” means “the trap.” Its name comes in its form: they are small and labyrinthine streets…



Plovdiv: the ancient city of Bulgaria

Cities – and buildings – with millennia of history have a given something. That is why I haven’t been to the US yet. There everything is a couple of hundred years old, at best. Monuments are made to look old instead of being old. Built with modern techniques instead of inventing techniques to make them. Of course, I am spoiled about this topic it because…




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