Europe (Bulgaria)

Bulgarian Culture

Bulgaria is a crossroad of the ancient civilisations of Thracians, Romans, Slavs and Bulgars, which have contributed to a heritage of literature and folklore. Though suffering through foreign invasions, the country has preserved a strong cultural identity. Many of the country’s artefacts are kept in monasteries and medieval churches throughout Bulgaria, while others can be traced in myths, legends, songs, dances, ancient customs and traditions.

Europe (Bulgaria)

Tipping in Bulgaria

Bulgaria has a very relaxed view on tipping and leaving a small tip when you leave a bar after a few drinks will make your waiter very happy. Tipping isn’t usually expected in hotels but in restaurants you may find a 10% service charge is automatically added to your bill. If you take a taxi with a meter, the driver will often expect to keep the change, so always make sure you have a good range of lev and stotinki to avoid handing over a huge note for a small fare. [...]

Europe (Bulgaria)

National currency of Bulgaria

The currency in Bulgaria is the Bulgarian Lev, or Leva, which is the plural. Most people simply call it the Lev. [...]

Europe (Bulgaria)

Overview of Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country in Southern Europe. Bulgaria borders five other countries: Romania to the north (mostly along the Danube), Serbia and the Republic of Macedonia to the west, and Greece and Turkey to the south. The Black Sea defines the extent of the country to the east. [...]

Europe (Bulgaria)

Sightseeing in Bulgaria

Trip to Bulgaria, is incomplete without sightseeing in Bulgaria. Apart from the capital city of Sofia, there are a number of places where you can drop in during your visit to the country. Given below are few such places in and around the country. [...]

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