Bulgaria’s Hidden Nature Gems: Pamporovo and Smolyan

The Stream Resort Pamporovo

Most UK ski enthusiast have heard of Bankso, one of eastern Europe’s most publicized budget ski destinations. However wonderful this relatively new resort may be, Winter treasures in neighboring Bulgarian towns, they represent timeless beauty most people in the world never heard of. It’s these sorts of places, we at Argo love to share.

Bulgaria Tourism Up First Half of 2014

Varna Beach

News from Bulgaria’s Economy Ministry says International tourism revenues are on the up in the first half of 2014. The tally shows a 5.3% increase year on year over 2o13. The World Tourism Organization shows the tourism sector of Bulgaria reached 1.3 billion BGN (€670 million Euro) or about 13.6% of the country’s GDP.

Bulgaria Sees Drop in Early Bookings On Ukraine Unrest

Bulgaria travel

According to the President of the Association of Bulgarian Tour Operators and Travel Agents, Bayko Baikov, Bulgaria has seen a 20% decline in western European bookings. According to Baikov, tourists form Germany, Britain, and Scandinavia just aren’t aiming to travel to the country this Spring.

Makaza Reopens After 68 Years


Bulgaria and Greece have now a new border pass at Makaza, a place located at about 20 kilometres north of Greece’s Aegean coastline. This served as a border point in the past, but it stopped being operational 68 years ago. The Ruse-Makaza road links Romania and Greece through Central Bulgaria and it is part of […]