California Hotel

30 Bigla St, Sofia, 1407, Bulgaria | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $46.00

Travel Blogs from Sofia

Horse Riding Bulgaria & Romania

A travel blog entry by melrobertson


... the fence! I screamed of course cause instead of going into the bush he turned around and bolted straight at Veronica's horse and I thought it was going to push her horse into the fence and god knows what would have happened. I managed to pull up my horse rather quickly as well which was good and Sim said the dad practically vaulted off his horse and came running back to see what had happened. Ended up the dad had to lead my horse through the bush with me still on it. ...

War Stories

A travel blog entry by nigel.terrea


... nd hand smoke??? Returning back to our completely empty hostel, the night worker was quick to offer us shots of honey flavored “rakia” – the homemade brandy that everyone seems to just conveniently have on hand. Terrea was skeptical due to the first experience in Montenegro, but she pulled through and it was…SO GOOD!! We slept well that night. J

We knew we had 1 full day in Novi Sad and considering the sun was shining (although it ...

Sofia, Bulgaria

A travel blog entry by lizmcconnell


... that they use a local currency, rather than trade in euros. We got good value for our dollar and tried to do some serious retail therapy, however styles don't always suit our taste. This evening we went to a country inn up in the hills behind Sofia. We ate traditional Bulgarian food, then enjoyed a performance of folk dancing and singing. The night was capped off by a spectacular display by two men who walked and danced across hot coals. The ...

City of Wisdom & Culture

A travel blog entry by seangmandell


Monday, September 10 - Thursday, September 13


My worst inter-city commute to date was from Montenegro to Sofia. It was an overnight 14 hour bus ride from Herceg Novi to Nis, Serbia (I already mentioned the driving through the wild fires in Montenegro), and then being stuck in Nis, Serbia (arrival at 7 am) for the next 9 hours before my connecting 4 hour bus ride from Nis to Sofia.

Nis was awful (with all due respect and apologies ...

Sofia without a clue

A travel blog entry by peyton


... Further on, I come to a pedestrian-only street lined with more down market shops. Lots of strange English phrases on the clothing and a surfeit of underwear stores. No risk of a lingerie shortage in Sofia. Must be a great source of comfort in this dicey economy. Bulgaria is a card carrying member of NATO as of 2003 and the EU as of 2007, with one of the lowest average incomes of any European country. The formerly thick-ankled Stalinist state -- whose security service ...

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