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Thursday, 27 October 2016 13:19

IN THE COUNTRY OF SAD SOUVENIRS

One of the greatest problems a visitor to Bulgaria faces is what to bring home as a souvenir. On the surface, one is spoilt for choice. The tiny streets of traditional towns like Nesebar, the stalls at folklore festivals and the souvenir shops in large cities are all crammed with merchandise.

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Thursday, 27 October 2016 12:45

CONFUSINGLY BIG HAPPY FAMILY

Ask any Bulgarian how their recent family gathering went and the answer will probably sound something like this: "A disaster. My badzhanak got into an argument with my tashta, my strinka showed up with her annoying vuyna, then my shurey got completely tanked and my sister was really upset. Thank God our third cousins from Pavlikeni weren't able to make it!"

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Tuesday, 26 April 2011 09:19

GETTING EMERGENCY HELP IN BULGARIA

The staff at 112 will understand you, even if you say: Bοήθεια! Аiuto! Yardım! Ayuda! Hilfe! Au secours! Ajutor! Pomagati! Pomóc! Помогите!

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Sunday, 02 January 2011 14:47

HOW TO EAT BULGARIAN FOOD POLITELY

... and other etiquette tips

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Monday, 20 December 2010 12:45

MY OWN CHOICE: DIVYABH MANCHANDA

The Ambassador of India rediscovers Bulgaria, particularly the cuisine

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Saturday, 30 October 2010 00:00

竹田 恒治

Japanese ambassador in Bulgaria finds out sushi here is not just chi chi

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Tuesday, 07 September 2010 15:27

WHAT I HAVE LEARNT... AFTER FIVE YEARS IN BULGARIA

It really is possible to have breakfast in Kosovo and have lunch in Istanbul
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To my surprise, I found Sofia overflowing with restaurants, bars and cafes, a perfect venue for every occasion
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Thursday, 01 November 2007 14:40

MY OWN CHOICE: BERTIL ROTH

Sofia's old favourites still dominate the scene and please the palate
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Monday, 01 October 2007 14:31

MY OWN CHOICE: COSMOPOLITAN CAPITAL

Sofia's international cuisine belies its insular image
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