Garden Flat

60, Luben Karavelov str., Sofia, 1000, Bulgaria | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sofia

War Stories

A travel blog entry by nigel.terrea


... fruit), and were out the door to catch a train back to Belgrade. The train was 1 hour late and we froze our butts off waiting on the platform not having any idea as to what was going on because apparently emergency announcements are only in Serbian. (Duh!) It’s funny because sometimes when we approach people (to ask directions etc.) with our giant backpacks on they seem to think we are going to harm them or we are simply pan handling. The response is ...

Sofia Sojourn

A travel blog entry by choyt1427


... got a 5.

The security was, indeed, intense. My bags went through a metal detector when I first walked in, and then I was sent to a special place where they make you unpack every item in your suitcase, and they proceed to swipe all items and the inside of your bag with a magic wand. Eventually, they let you repack and move on to the check in counter.

Despite the fact that there were multiple steps involved with checking in, I was ...

City of Wisdom & Culture

A travel blog entry by seangmandell


... ready to intercede and reached for my camera. He became more stern, and said "NO", this time, SHAKING his head.
"Ok, ok, sorry - I get it now". He chuckled again and showed me the visual clues:
"Da" (shaking head)
"Nay" (nodding head)
Enter bizarro world...

27 hours later from departing Montenegro, I arrived in Sofia. My apartment host gave me conflicting directions to his apartment and I was lost in Sofia. I asked taxi drivers whom ...

Sofia without a clue

A travel blog entry by peyton


... there, as the sun slips down behind the hillside,  I dig in to the most delicious meal of the trip so far, beginning with a small plate of foie gras with peaches, followed by tender slices of veal in a lemon sauce with brussel sprouts and topped off with a panna cotta with blueberries and another glass of a darker, sweeter, rakija my waiter served on the house.  Waddling away from the table and listing to the lobby, I prudently take a cab back down the hill to the Balkan and ...

Last of the Soviets

A travel blog entry by robdelaney


... according to the type of job they had, but the salaries were restricted to specific bands. The example he gave us was that a street sweeper would earn 100 LEV a month (50 euro) while a doctor would earn 500 LEV a month (250 euro).

It was so fascinating to hear of someone supporting socialism. Isn’t socialism the end of the western wall, the downfall of America, the devils work? But then, don’t we use socialism to a certain extent as part of our daily ...


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