Family Hotel Madrid

12, Dragovitza str, Sofia, 1505, Bulgaria | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sofia

Eastern travels

A travel blog entry by quinitch


I didn't intend to find myself in Slovenia, but going overland to Istanbul from Lisbon certainly meant I was going to find myself in at least a few countries I had never thought I would visit. I had intended to catch a ferry from Venice to Croatia but apparently the services only run in the summer so I was on a train bound for the east.

Having developed an increasing animosity for Venice, it took me over half a day to leave the place. I missed my bus connection by all ...

Sofia Sojourn

A travel blog entry by choyt1427


... While I enjoyed my stay at the Hilton last year, it was a good mile and a half walk to get to the center of town. At the Sheraton, it's right outside your door.

I began my walking tour quite literally steps from the hotel entrance. St. Nedelya's Church is practically in the Sheraton parking lot. From there I discovered St. George's church which is in the courtyard of the Sheraton. It's also considered the oldest building in Sofia. I ...

City of Wisdom & Culture

A travel blog entry by seangmandell


... the end of WWII and through its 1990 departure, Bulgaria was part of the Soviet Union's Eastern Bloc. There were signs of the former Soviet influence throughout my Sofia experience. One of my favorite Sofia sites was the "Monument to the Soviet Army" expressing gratitude to Mother Russia for rescuing Bulgaria from the Nazi fascist regimes. The monument was a statue of three people on the top of a pillar 15 yards tall above a pillar of several reliefs of other ...

Eastward Ho

A travel blog entry by peyton


... fort for an hour, walking the walls and strolling shady paths before heading into the center square. It's dominated by the '70s-era Ambassador Hotel complete with dark lobby and plastic paneling. I read that it's still state-run. It looks it. Across the square, U.S. ambassador Ronald McDonald sits on his fiberglass bench grinning at traffic on the boulevard in front of his cafe-style restaurant. The people I've spoken to here are very friendly and ...

Day 4 - Ottoman Trek

A travel blog entry by matandfe


... that night!

We made our way back to our hotel/casino/piano bar/strip club to continue the fun! Up to the quiet piano bar where 40 of us took over and turned this place into our own kareoke bar - it was terrible! Until we all broke out into 'I like big Butts'! Best ever! After they shut this bar, we then went to the 'Club'! Unfortunately they too were empty - so we retired!

Therefore, Sofia = ...


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