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Bulgaria

How To Spend Three Days in Sofia: An Itinerary for a weekend away in Bulgaria

Increasingly serviced by budget carriers such as Ryanair and Wizz, Sofia is growing in popularity. The Bulgarian capital is, perhaps surprisingly, a cultural haven. With its soviet structures, the city has grown to have a reputation that it isn’t quite as pretty as the name would suggest. But with stunning buildings like the National Theatre and the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Sofia has a certain charm. The main street through the center is also quite literally a yellow brick road, so there’s that going for it too! Wh[...]

Skopje In A Day!

Skopje is the scarcely visited capital city of North Macedonia, a landlocked country in the Balkans that is bordered by Greece, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and Bulgaria. It’s from the Bulgarian capital Sofia that I took a private day trip to Skopje. If you want to travel alone, there are bus routes that run between Sofia and Skopje. But I was short of time and couldn’t really justify an overnight stay. Plus, it was a pretty last minute trip for me as I was filling a Tel Aviv shaped hole in my itinerary. My expectations[...]