eat and drink in bulgaria

What to eat and drink in Bulgaria

Today we’ll cover the top 10 things to eat and drink in Bulgaria when you’re traveling through the Balkans. But first, let me introduce you to Bulgarian cuisine. Bulgarian cuisine is part of Southeast Europe’s Mediterranean cuisine and it’s very similar to other Balkan cuisines. Bulgarian cuisine is a diverse and delectable fusion of regional influences and the nation’s own distinctive traditions. It is renowned for its substantial meals that are filling and created with flavorful spices and fresh ingredients. An entrée to traditional Bulgarian cuisine Salads are frequently used as starters in Bulgarian cuisine, along with a variety of soups such as …

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How to become Zen: Visit Rila Monastery Bulgaria

After a day and a half spent in Sofia, we went on our Balkan road trip and got to visit Rila Monastery, one of the most famous monasteries in Bulgaria. It was so nice to enjoy the mountain temperatures after the hot days we had experienced till then. We felt so cold that we actually switched to long pants, discreetly, in the parking lot before visiting a monastery! My visit to Monastery Rila Bulgaria The Rila Monastery is quite a sight, due to its beautifully painted interior courtyard. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Its courtyard is a very calm place and you …

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Travel to Sofia, Bulgaria’s blissful capital

In the afternoon, after our magnificent stop at Devetashka Cave, we continued to travel to Sofia Bulgaria‘s capital city. I finally got to travel to Sofia Bulgaria! Ok, maybe I am a little too excited about this. But you see, I had already passed through Sofia so many times before on the way to Greece, but until this time I never actually got out of the car to visit anything. I’m thankful to Elena and Adrian who were kind enough to offer to host the three of us while we were doing the Balkan road trip. Not only did we get a free …

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Devetashka Cave

Devetashka Cave: a mesmerizing Bulgarian gem near Veliko Tarnovo

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Bulgaria, a land steeped in history and natural wonders, lies the enigmatic Devetashka Cave. As we journeyed from the charming city of Veliko Tarnovo, with its medieval fortresses and cobblestone streets, the anticipation grew. Sofia, the vibrant capital of Bulgaria, was our final destination, but a detour was calling our name. A dear friend from Sofia had once whispered tales of this mesmerizing cave, painting pictures of its grandeur with words alone. Their stories, combined with the captivating images we stumbled upon online, made it clear: Devetashka Cave Bulgaria wasn’t just another stop on …

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Veliko Tarnovo street art & some unexpected findings

Veliko Tarnovo is a beautiful city in northern Bulgaria, known for its rich history and cultural heritage. Located on the banks of the Yantra River, Veliko Tarnovo is a popular destination for tourists who want to explore the region’s vibrant culture and history. The city is home to a number of fascinating sights, including the ancient fortress of Tsarevets, the beautiful churches of the historical quarter, and the vibrant street markets and shops. Another highlight is the beautiful Veliko Tarnovo street art. In addition to its historical attractions, Veliko Tarnovo is also a great place to enjoy outdoor activities, such …

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