Heading to Bulgaria? We have hand picked six lovely towns and cities, all within three or so hours of the nation’s capital, Sofia. Each has something different to offer but all have one thing in common; these are great destinations in any season. vagrantsoftheworld.com
36 Hours in Sofia, Bulgaria - NYTimes.com - OMG, This is probably the best travel article on Sofia I've ever read. It even includes Hambara! A old barn/bar in the city center that is only lit by candles (could never exist in the western world due to fire codes). I really need to get back there soon.
Sofia itself is really interesting city to explore. But if you happen to be in the Bulgarian capital for longer than a few days, you may want to explore its most remarkable surrounding areas. Here are some of the most exciting day trips arround Sofia!