Bulgaria Guide www.purebulgaria.com Finally, a website that features more than five and a half destinations around Bulgaria. With a total of 65, and more on the way, purebulgaria.com also offers information on each place, such as the legend of Cape Kaliakra or what to do if in Velingrad for a long weekend. The search tool is not yet available in languages other than Bulgarian, but you can't have everything.
Let's Play www.orisinal.com If you are a gamer and have some time to kill in the office, you can entertain yourself with the dozens of free Web-based games featured on this site. Presented as small icons on the homepage, each well-designed and easy to play game boasts an element of surprise as you wait to see whether you have to toss umbrellas to baby birds as they fall out of their nests or keep spiders off your cake.
Map of the City www.bgmaps.com Need someone to navigate your explorer tours around Sofia? If you can't persuade your friends to accompany you, but still want to find the florist/dentist/nympho flapper girl whose card you've got, relax. Get yourself a computer, go to bgmaps.com, choose the English menu and write down the address. Print the map and off you go.
Plovdiv Info www.plovdivcity.net Any would-be visitor to Plovdiv should first take a tour of this site, where exotic place names like Hisar Kapiya, Nebet Tepe or Dzhumayata will be unravelled. Available in Bulgarian, English, French and German,the site explores the cultural landmarks of the city on the Maritsa river, listing them in chronological order. The page also features a section with useful information on the city's best hotels, restaurants and museums with their addresses and telephone numbers.
70 years ago, on 10 March 1943, Bulgaria's pro-Nazi government decided to defy Berlin and halt the deportation of Bulgaria's 50.000 Jews. This was down to the actions of one man - Dimitar Peshev. Just two years later he faced Communist justice and found himself on trial for his life. His niece Kaluda Kiradjieva remembers