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Borovets 03.18

Welcome to Borovets, in monetary terms – the cheapest ski destination I could find, but that doesn’t mean to say that it wasn’t still breathtakingly beautiful with some excellent runs. 956 more words


Bulgaria in the cold as European Union freezes its innovation funding

First published in Nature, 1 February 2018

European Union science ministers are due to meet on 2 February in their bloc’s poorest member state — Bulgaria — to discuss future EU research policy. 281 more words


Angel Tichaliev

The musical teacher in Nadezhda

Angel Tichaliev is a Roma man born in Nadezhda, the ghetto of Sliven.
In his life he travelled spreading balkan music around all Europe. 241 more words

I'm going to Bulgaria!

Letter 131

What better way to wind down from a stressful few months of final year university deadlines than to jet off for a fortnight travelling through the cities, mountains and Black Sea beaches of Bulgaria? 542 more words


Bulgaria through the centuries

Hey, guys! How are you?

Here’s the second post in my series about Bulgaria. This time we will be talking about history. Bulgaria is a pretty old country, witnessed a lot of civillisations. 1,255 more words

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'Solo' by Rana Dasgupta ***

I chose to read Rana Dasgupta’s novel Solo for the Bulgaria leg of my Around the World in 80 Books challenge.  I went to Sofia on holiday last year, and absolutely loved it; it’s probably the only capital city I have ever visited which has not succumbed entirely to tourism, and it still felt rather authentic.  697 more words

BULGARIA: Equinox - Bones (8/10)

Well do you know what, once again, for the third year in a row, Bulgaria have failed to disappoint. Bones is actually great! It’s nice to see a strong entry from a vocal group as opposed to a soloist. 59 more words