One of the mountain resorts that is close to the Bulgarian capital city and where mountain lovers can indulge in their hobby is Borovets. Located about 70 km away from Sofia, Borovets is appealing to mountaineers, not only in winter but in summer, too...
New Year is a community type of fest, unlike Christmas which we tend to spend with our closest relatives. Tourist branch experts call the last day of the year ‘a corporate fest’, as many opt for teambuilding-like events, especially if they work in small..
On the eve of the Christmas holiday season the book “ 203 challenges for travelers ” by Maria Angelova had its premiere in Sofia. The new book is a sequel of previous ones published in 2015 and 2016 - “50 places to visit in Bulgaria” (the two..
There are so many sights of inimitable beauty and charm to be discovered when you are travelling around Bulgaria, places with an energy that seems magnetic and some will stay with you forever. One such place is the portion of the Balkan Range in..
On the eve of 2017, declared by the UN for International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, Sofia hosted an International Congress on World Civilizations and Modern Tourism organized by the World Tourism Organisation. More than 100..
Just like Plovdiv and quite a few other Bulgarian towns, Karlovo has its Old Town. The narrow cobble-stone alleys lead up to beautiful houses built out of wood and stone in the style, typical of the Bulgarian National Revival period. Five of..
Just like the sea breeze, the desire for adventure in some people never subsides. Doni Kaltcheva and Venelina Velichkova prove this with their story of a different summer vacation. Instead of lying on the beach, the two friends decided to see..
The clock tower in Zlatitsa (Central South Bulgaria) has turned over the years into the most popular place and a symbol of that Bulgarian town. Many old clock towers in Bulgaria, some of them built 300 years ago, preserved their authentic..
Do not look for translation of the phrase “If I love grad,” because you won’t find it. This is actually the feeling you get if you pay a visit to Ivaylovgrad. It is a place that you do not want to leave and where you feel relaxed and..
Over 6 million foreign tourists have visited Bulgaria in 2016, which is 16% more as compared to 2015. Their total number, including Bulgarian tourists, exceeds 8 million. We have been making this statistics since 1991 and our data shows that 2016 has..