If ever a flower needed to be a national symbol, then the rose was certainly meant for Bulgaria. In keeping with this, next month the world famous (but somehow under-publicized) Kazanlak Rose Festival gets underway. Scheduled for June 4th and 5th, this historic event pays tribute to the legacy of this amazing flower in Bulgarian history and commerce.
Melnik: A Wine Tourist’s Heaven
A beautiful landscape dominated by mountains and historical buildings, together with centuries old wine cellars and a famous brand of strong, red wine makes Melnik, one of Bulgaria’s smallest towns, a very special place to visit. Located in the southwestern corner of Bulgaria, Melnik is officially the smallest town in the country, according to local […]
Bulgaria Annual Cultural Tourism Expo Kicks Off
The number of tourists arriving in Bulgaria in the first two months of this year has grown by 6% from 2010, said a senior government official in Veliko Tarnovo at the opening of a Cultural Tourism Expo.
Romania Celebrates March 1st with Mărțișor
Romania and Bulgaria celebrate the 1st of March with a very interesting tradition. Mărțișor in Romania, and Martenitsa in Bulgaria, are all about welcoming the upcoming spring, and more.
Albania and Bulgaria Top Destinations for 2011
Albania and Bulgaria are considered among the best travel destinations in the world this year. Two publications ranked these Eastern European countries among the world’s top 10 destinations: CNN and Lonely Planet.
Cruising Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast In High Style
The Black Sea from the deck of a luxury yacht is the prefect seagoing fantasy vacation for those headed to Bulgaria. Yacht adventures, whether charter or tour driven, are some of the most romantic and interesting vacation ideas you can imagine. Seeing Bulgaria’s coast from your own hotel room afloat, that is the way to travel in style.
Grisha Ganchev and the Great Wall of Bulgaria
Bulgaria’s Grisha Ganchev is a controversial figure to say the least. One thing is certain however, the industrialist believes in helping the people of his country climb out of the current economic crevass. A €100 million auto plant in the remote village of Bahovitsa will produce 120o jobs and 50,000 inexpensive autos for people in the Balkans.
Ski Deals 2011 – Choosing Your Booking Agent Online
With dozens of online booking solutions available who can you truly trust to offer you the best value? Expedia? Kayak? Today’s report on Bulgarian ski getaways reveals a little bit about how you should book your next trip. Seeing the forest for the trees is not as easy as you think.
Bulgaria Unveils John the Baptist Relics
Recently discovered relics supposedly bones from John the Baptist could start a pilgrim tail leading directly to Bulgaria’s capital of Sophia. The fist public showing of these ancient relics saw tens of thousands flock to Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Russian Federation Premier Vladimir Putin and many other dignitaries paid their respects. Bulgaria’s tourism industry is their main source of outside investment and spending.
Bulgaria’s Slopes Beckon, Fine Powder Cheap
Bulgarian officials foresee a great year for Winter sports. With incentives and prices too good to be true, and ski resorts capable of competing with any in the world, Bulgaria’s ski paradise beacons any in search of powder on a budget.