Plovdiv, The Old Town, Bulgaria

Travel Bulgaria! – featuring 10 of the most beautiful places to visit in the country

Happy Monday everyone and welcome back to a yet another edition of Spotted!-All About Bulgaria. This week we have chosen to highlight 2 articles that can be grouped under the theme of “Travel Bulgaria”. With them, we aim to acquaint you with a hand-full of new places around the country that hopefully will inspire you to pack your bags and add some more travel time to your 2014 calendar. 🙂

Sofia at night

The New York Times on Sofia: One of the city’s best-kept secrets is its homegrown shopping scene

Hey everyone! It’s Monday and as promised, here are our latest finds for the “Spotted!- All About Bulgaria” series, where we highlight interesting articles and tidbits about Bulgaria and share them with you. As always, if you would like us to include a great find of yours in our weekly roundups, please don’t hesitate to contact us via the Contact Me page of this blog. We will be happy to help spread the word. 🙂


Study Abroad in Bulgaria: “Life Lessons.Friends.Wow!”

When I was thinking about doing an Erasmus semester, I looked through the list of partner schools of my university. The St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo caught my eye immediately. I have always liked Balkan music and I realized that I did not know a lot about these countries. Still, I needed to think about it a while and it took me a lot of courage and a little bit of craziness to choose Bulgaria and not just go to other countries where I knew the language and have been before.