Koprivshtica

Visiting the museum town of Koprivshtica

Many tourists coming to Bulgaria have heard about Koprivshtica and are eager to visit this true museum town. And for a reason – this is the town where you can see the most and the most well-preserved houses, churches, streets, bridges and atmosphere of Bulgaria from the 19th century. Why…

Hissarya Roman thermal baths

Hissarya – hot springs and roman baths!

One of the best places you can fully relax in Bulgaria in one of the numerous mineral water resorts in the country. Hissarya is one of the best of them – so much to do, both inside this small resort city and around! Here is what to do in this…

Villa Armira featured

The Roman Villa Armira – a jewel in Southern Bulgaria

If you love exploring historical sights, the Roman Villa Armira close to the city of Ivaylovgrad should definitely land in your Bulgaria sightseeing list. Located in the midst of the beauty of Eastern Rhodopi mountain, the villa is one of the hidden jewels of Southern Bulgaria! And one that definitely…

God's Eyes cave tunnel What to see in Bulgaria

God’s Eyes – the longest cave tunnel in Bulgaria

If you are based in Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo or Pleven during your stay in Bulgaria, a great choice for a one-day trip is visiting the longest cave tunnel in Bulgaria and a splendid natural phenomenon – God’s Eyes. Hardly anyone has asked why it has been named God’s Eyes since…

Castle in Ravadinovo

The castle in Ravadinovo

If you have been to the southern part of the Bulgarian seaside, you’ve probably heard or at least seen from the road the impressive Castle of Ravadinovo. I had seen it across the road numerous times, while it was still being built, but did not consider something worth visiting. The…

Best place to ski in Bulgaria Pamprovo

Skiing in Bulgaria – where to go and how to reach

More and more people are coming to ski in Bulgaria recently. And no wonder – we do have some great ski resorts for skiers of all levels. In addition, getting a complete package (accommodation + food + ski pass) may not be costly at all and you can arrange it…

Transport from Sofia airport to the city center – how to avoid being overcharged

I have often seen guests of Sofia complain about being excessively charged by taxis in Sofia, especially those taking them from the airport to the center. Indeed – there are some cheating taxi drivers and one can hardly recognize them. This is indeed quite a frustrating experience, especially if you…

Archaeology park Topolnitsa Chavdar

One-day escape from Sofia to the village of Chavdar

Sofia, being the capital of Bulgaria, is one of the several cities attracting the majority of tourists. However, continuous city sightseeing is often not to the likes of many, especially families with kids. So, I’ll be posting on the blog ideas for one-day escapes from Sofia, with or without kids….

Gabrovo – the gem in the heart of Stara Planina

I’ve recently re-visited Gabrovo – hadn’t been there for a loong time. And I did feel sorry about missing to come earlier – it’s such a gem of a city! Lovely! In this post I will give you an overview of major sights I enjoyed- make sure to visit the…

Park Vrana near Sofia – the perfect escape from the heat of the capital

It was about a year or so ago that I heard about Vrana park being opened for visitors. I knew it used to be the summer residence of the Royal family until World War II, but hadn’t really managed to drop by and take a closer look. In the heat of this summer,…