A legend has it that a Bulgarian who returned from Persia planted the first rose flower in Bulgaria’s Rose Valley. When the man was still in Persia, he fulfilled the will of a rich and powerful shah to build a mosque in the courtyard of his..
For Bulgarians, May 24 is one of the brightest days of the year. It is a celebration of spiritual elevation, of striving for perfection through the achievements of science and culture. On this day we celebrate the work of the educators of the..
The late antique fortress of Petrich Kale has nothing to do with the town of Petrich in Southwestern Bulgaria. The fortification is located on the edge of the Avren Plateaue not far from Bulgaria’s sea capital Varna. Once, the fortress was..
Those who have once visited the village of Dobarsko want to come back again, because time is never enough to enjoy all local sights. The..
The walnut tree is one of the most common tree species in the Balkans. It also grows well in other European countries, as well as in Asia, North..