Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Information about life esentials for living in or visiting Bulgaria.

Chinese Restaurant Happy Golden

Now there is a new era: that of the Happy Golden Chinese Restaurant.

Graffiti Around Sofia

Here are some current graffiti examples from the centre of Sofia, near the national stadium.

Spotted! No 7 Domaine Boyar Ad

The number 7 tram rumbling down Boulevard Bulgaria clad in an advertisement for Domaine Boyar wines.

Yordan Yovchev

Yordan Yovchev Yovchev (BG: Йордан Йовчев Йовчев) is a Bulgarian gymnast, former World Champion, and six time Olympian holding the all-time gymnastics record for Olympic appearances.

IKEA for Giants!

Swedish home goods megastore IKEA is using a giant sized chair to promote the opening of its first store in Bulgaria.

Treaty of San Stefano (word cloud)

The Treaty of San Stefano marked the end of the Russo-Turkish War. Bulgarians celebrate 3 March as their liberation day from 500 years of Ottoman oppression.


Alan Grants’s Balkanology is a useful and interesting site for anyone interested in Bulgaria, as well as the Balkans in general.

Sofi French Bakery

Sofi French Bakery, a cozy place for morning coffee and a fresh, tasty sandwich, pastry or torte. Friendly help, clean and bright, quiet. In central Sofia, Bulgaria.

EU Accession Treaty (word cloud)

Here is a wordle word cloud representation of the Bulgaria EU Accession Treaty of 2005.

Warlick Praises BG Ministry of Interior

Word Cloud of a statement by U.S. Ambassador James Warlick praising the Bulgarian Ministry of Interior for collaboration with U.S. Secret Service during Operation “Shock.”