Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:40

BULGARIA INCREASINGLY SLIDES INTO AUTOCRACY

GERB wants Constitutional amendments to penalise privatisation deals

Published in Bulgaria Politics

Dragon houses: until not that long ago, this was what Bulgarians called the squat, sturdy dolmens littering the low ridges of the Strandzha and Sakar mountains.

Published in High Beam
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:30

WORKING FOR A BETTER FUTURE

Bulgarians should be proud of themselves, believes Avinoam Katrieli

Published in Bulgaria Interviews
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:27

WHERE IN BULGARIA ARE YOU?

The residents of Bulgaria's largest city usually complain when the first snow of the year falls. Traffic is murder, they claim, and the city council never sweeps the streets properly. But snow here can be magical as it envelopes everything in white and everything starts looking quite not what it actually is.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:13

KALIAKRA. FORTRESS OVER TROUBLED WATERS

All fortresses come with their legends, but in Bulgaria few can compete with Kaliakra, near Kavarna, on the northern Black Sea coast.

Published in High Beam
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:10

BULGARIA'S MONTHLY QUIZ

Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 14:03

TROYAN MONASTERY

For a small town, Troyan has a serious claim to fame. Located deep into some of the most inaccessible parts of the Stara Planina, the town produces and lends its name to the famed Troyanska Slivova, or Troyan plum Rakiya. It is also the place of origin of the ubiquitous pottery found all over Bulgaria's traditional restaurants. The so-called Troyan pots, with their distinctive multicoloured patterns, are amongst the best souvenirs visitors to Bulgaria can lay their hands on.

Published in High Beam

As Bulgaria, a member of the EU since 2007, braces up to take over its first ever rotating presidency of the union, Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has warned: "There are members of parliament who are involved in drugs trafficking, there are individuals who have been buying the votes of prisoners, and there are people who call Bulgarians imbeciles."

Published in Joke of the month

When you go to Tirana, you do not seek stunning architecture or rich history. You go for the curiosity factor. Albania and its capital are shrouded in the atmosphere of a little-known, little-visited, isolated and poor country haunted by the memories of Europe's last dictatorship.

Published in Foreign Travel
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 13:52

QUOTE-UNQUOTE

"People with power control the channels for human traffic."
Elena Yoncheva, former TV journalist, now an MP from the BSP

Published in Quote-Unquote
Page 1 of 2

Copyright © Vagabond Media Ltd 2006-2017. All Rights Reserved