Renting a car is an option, but don’t forget, that most Bulgarians turn into psychopaths as soon as they get behind the wheel of a car. All street names in cities are mainly in Cyrillic, so be sure to plan you route upfront. And those two reasons are, actually, the most decisive ones – many foreigners choose public transport instead of a rented vehicle. If you are one of those – here are some tips on using public transport as well as taxis in the city of Sofia.
Sofia may not have the grandeur of a great world city, but its tree-lined, frequently cobbled streets are chock full of absorbing oddities. As you’d expect for a town that’s over 2000 years old, the center of Sofia is like a walk-through history lesson, with Romans, Byzantines, Bulgarians, Ottoman Turks and Soviet-inspired communists all having left their architectural imprint.
Odessa is a resort city in the Eastern European country Ukraine. Nevertheless, it is worth visiting for blue waters of the Black Sea, cheep seafood and rich history (the city itself was built by French, Italians, Dutch and many others) it has one unique place of interest – the largest underground catacomb system in the World. Yes, in the whole World. And you can go down there…
While still at school (like really many many years ago) I’ve read Ernest Hemingway’s novel “The Sun also Rises” (or “Fiesta”, how it is sometimes named). The plot of the novel takes place in Pamplona, sunny Spanish city in the region of Navarra. It might be one of hundred cities in Spain, but once per year this city turns into unstoppable fiesta. And there’s a reason why – traditional San Fermin festival.
When strolling by the Vardar river, passing under the arches of the Stone Bridge, regarding the medieval and 1970s buildings and taking pictures of the smiling children, you realize that Skopje will remain a puzzle. Even, perhaps, forever. The strange things is, that even after visiting this city – you can’t say you loved it or not.
So, yes, sometimes I guest-post in other travel blogs. This time – about winter and Christmas traditions in Bulgaria. Couple of years ago I stayed in this country for six months and that was one of the greatest experiences in my life. Many life-long friends, many exiting findings and new things learned.
How I first came across this street? Actually, was checking map of central London and suddenly, in one location, noticed many (like really many) public transport stops. Hmm… Why they need a stop at every building, thought? Only after a while I understood that these were not simple public transport stops, but… helicopter landing pads.
The Queen is fascinating woman! During her reign Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II has met almost all presidents of the U.S. Here we present pictures of their meetings. Men are changing, but Queen is always there.
We are always searching for something unique to see, explore or taste. That’s who we are – we need that to be able to live our lives to the fullest. In this article, we discuss 6 strange, yet awesome places which everyone should visit when they are in London.
Over 60 000 streets or roads exist within the 6 mile radius of Charing Cross, so it’s an obvious thing you may see names that sound interesting at least. In this article we pick out some of our favourite street names in London that are odd, funny or even rude.