A suggested Itinerary for independent travellers and backpackers to Eastern Europe: Bulgaria and Romania travelling overland from Sofia to Bucharest.
Three Generations Monument in Perushtitsa is a worthwhile half-day excursion from the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv. Read our guide for independent travellers.
Edirne in Turkey and Plovdiv in Bulgaria are two excellent places for independent travellers to stop en route between Istanbul and Sofia.
2016 travel review: a roundup of the countries we travelled to in 2016, 2016 travel highlights and a lot of wanderlusty photographs with links to articles.
Sofia architecture – A guide Communist-era architecture in Sofia, Bulgaria. Socialist architecture includes brutalist concrete and impressive monuments.
In Sofia, Bulgaria, numerous electricity transformer boxes / circuit kiosks have been adorned with creative street art. We call it Electric Utility Box Art.
The Monument to 1300 Years of Bulgaria in Shumen: also known as the Founders of the Bulgarian State Monument, this Cubist-style memorial is gargantuan.
What self-respecting lover of modernist Communist-built architecture wouldn’t want to see the visually impressive UFO-shaped Buzludzha Monument?!