Information, ideas and articles on travel to Bulgaria
Currency: Bulgarian lev
Best way of getting around: Independent driving or by train.
Travel tip: Take a phrasebook with you (or at least a phrase-app.) It’s hard to find people who speak English.
Dress Code: Casual.
Travel to Bulgaria
A Balkan nation with a varied terrain, Bulgaria has a rich heritage with a mix of Greek, Slavic, Ottoman and Persian influences. I spent most of my time in its capital, Sofia. At times, it can feel empty and lost. But with a little help from Spotted by Locals, the city opened up to me.