Entries by Elena


Belogradchik and Magura Cave

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Reading time: 5 minutes Due to its remoteness and somewhat not-so-good-reputation the northwestern part of Bulgaria usually wasn’t included into my plans for travelling. This time, however, I have more than 2 days off and the weather forecasts wasn’t appropriate for mountains so I decided to go to explore that yet not so well known part of Bulgaria. We […]

Weird things you may encounter in Bulgaria

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Reading time: 2 minutes The good thing about Bulgaria is that the more you explore the more surprised you are. I can assure that Bulgaria is much more interesting place than you probably expect. There are many strange things that may shock the visitor at first time, but don’t worry the locals are used to live with them and […]


Pancharevo lake – a quick escape from the city

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Reading time: 4 minutes When going abroad I’m always trying to combine city break with short trip into the nature. If you have chosen to go to Sofia then don’t miss this opportunity. One of the biggest advantage of the city is its location near to many interesting places. Pancharevo lake is situated in only 12 km from Sofia […]

Traveling to Bulgaria – things to know before visiting

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Reading time: 4 minutes When is the most convenient time for traveling to Bulgaria? The answer is – depending on what you want to do. Bulgaria offers many activities not only in the warm season but also during the winter. If you want skiing, then the best time is from December till the end of March. Summer is the […]

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One day trip to Musala hut and Musala lake

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Reading time: 6 minutes Rila as you may already know is the highest mountain in the Balkans peninsula with its peak Musala (2925 m). Apart from the peaks there are many interesting places to see there – the more you explore the more beautiful places you will find. If somebody asks me where to go close to Sofia, then […]