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Plovdiv in Bulgaria is the second largest town of Bulgaria. As such there are plenty of attractions in Plovdiv – from various historical eras. But if you ask me the sunsets on the Plovdiv hills are the ones standing out the most. After all, Plovdiv is the ‘City of Seven Hills’. (There aren’t actually seven […]
Koprivshtica in Bulgaria (properly spelled as Koprivshtitsa) is a super popular spot among the locals but foreigners – sadly or luckily – haven’t discovered it yet. Thanks to its cultural heritage and well preserved houses, it looks like a museum village. Walking around the cobblestone streets, you can really feel a sense of the past.
The other day, my mom sent me a concerned message of me withholding important information about the country I was living in at that time: Bulgaria. Is Bulgaria safe? Especialy if you do Bulgaria solo travel? Mom heard terribly concerning stories about armed police, the mafia and generally it doesn’t appear to be a good […]
According to many travellers to Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo (Велико Търново, Veliko Tŭrnovo) is the most beautiful city in Bulgaria. I had to see for myself (being utterly fond of Plovdiv and its remarkable sights). Even with the bar being set high, Veliko Tarnovo exceeded my expectations. It is just marvelous with its various layers, its […]