The Pyramids of Stob

Often compared to the Cappadocia region of Turkey, the Stob Pyramids are a natural rock formation located above the small village of Stob, halfway between the city of Blagoevgrad and the Rila Monastery. This site was declared a natural landmark Read More …

Day Trip to the Rila Monastery

There are many places in Bulgaria that are worth visiting, but there is one in particular that I consider imperative to visit at least once in a lifetime. I am speaking of the Rila Monastery, Bulgaria’s most famous and largest Read More …

Sapareva Banya’s Hot Springs

A friend of mine had told me about Sapareva Banya (Сапарева баня), a small town located south from Sofia, where Europe’s hottest geyser is located (103ºC). Throughout the whole winter we had been speaking of visiting this place, but for Read More …

Snowboarding in Bansko

Bansko is Bulgaria’s number one destination for winter sports enthusiasts. It is located at the foot of the Pirin Mountains, 160km south from the Bulgarian capital Sofia. Home to picturesque streets and meyhane restaurants, it is becoming more and more Read More …

Winter Season 2016/17 in Sofia, Bulgaria

When the first snow of 2016 fell in Sofia I was stuck in Rome. November 28, 2016. That was the date. The flight that was supposed to take me back to Bulgaria had been cancelled due to bad weather conditions. Read More …

6 Months Living in Bulgaria

Exactly six months ago, on the 25th of June I departed from Portugal with no intentions of going back in the near future. With my bags packed and ready to go, my girlfriend and my mom drove me to Lisbon Read More …

Bulgarian Winter is Coming

I moved to Bulgaria knowing that the toughest struggle would be facing the weather during the winter, however I never expected to start feeling it in the beginning of October. When I first arrived to Bulgaria in the last week Read More …

Plovdiv – Night of Museums and Galleries

After we had our trip to Ohrid cancelled, we paid a visit to Sofia’s Central Bus Station to choose a new destination. We were already packed and ready for Macedonia and we had three days off, so we had to pick Read More …

How I Became an Expat in Bulgaria

Life is full of surprises, and you never know what is waiting for you right around the corner. Let me tell you a little bit more about my story, and how I moved from Lisbon, one of the most touristic towns in the world, Read More …

Feel the Magic of Vitosha Mountain

Located south from Sofia, Bulgaria there is a mountain named Vitosha, one of the many symbols of the city and one of the most attractive places to practice winter sports. This piece of wonder is quite easy to reach and its Read More …