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18 Reasons You Should Book A Trip To Bulgaria ASAP

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.15.2016 | Travel

Ask a novice traveler to describe the Balkan Peninsula, and you'll likely encounter blank stares, quizzical looks and the ever-echoing "Waaait... wher...

Ringing in the (Bulgarian) New Year with a Blessing

Rick Steves | Posted 01.28.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

On the last day of our guide summit, our Bulgarian guide, Stefan Bozadzhiev, graced me and our entire staff with a traditional Bulgarian blessing: "Le...

Drone Photos Take You Right Inside Bulgaria's Spooky Sunken Church

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel

Meet haunting beauty at its finest. These breathtaking drone photos capture St. Ivan Rilski, a partially-submerged church near Bulgaria's Zhrebchev...

Here's Bansko, The Ski Town You Aren't Visiting But Should

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 12.30.2014 | Travel

Welcome to the (not so little) ski town you probably didn't know existed. We're talking about Bansko, which sits at the foot of the Pirin Mountains ro...

Welcome To Sofia

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Come yonder with us to Sofia, Bulgaria's capital, in honor of #TravelTuesday. Sofia is a charming city of cobblestones, religion, and small nesting...

Hearing The Balkan Blues

John Feffer | Posted 12.09.2012 | Travel
John Feffer

Later, I ran into Boris on the street. He pushed a cassette tape into my hands. "The Balkan blues," he whispered into my ear.

Discovering Bulgaria's Roman Past

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | Travel

SOFIA, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Bulgaria hopes to draw tourists intrigued by ancient tombs, mosaics and sewage systems later this year, thanks to engineers...

Bulgaria's Vampire Tourism Boom

Posted 06.08.2012 | Travel

The discovery of supposed "vampire" graves in Bulgaria may translate to big bucks for the country if curious tourists continue to flock bloodward. ...

Boozy Bulgarian Resort Demands British Police Officers For 2012

Posted 10.26.2011 | Travel

The popular Black Sea resort of Sunny Beach has asked the UK to send British police next season to deal with drunken and unruly crowds at the Bulgaria...