Friday’s Featured Food: Walnut Chicken in Shtastlivetsa, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

I never had any idea that Bulgaria would be a popular spot for food. But I was proved wrong time and time again. The chefs here know how to cook meals with flavour, meals that are memorable and cooked to perfection. So while Bulgarian national dishes specifically may not be the highlight, the way the Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Walnut Chicken in Shtastlivetsa, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria[…]

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World Borders: How to Get From Romania to Bulgaria (Train from Bucharest to Veliko Tarnovo)

Another of my Eastern European world borders series now as I write about my trip from Romania to Bulgaria. Having loved my time in Bucharest, I decided to head south and check out the medieval city of Veliko Tarnovo in Bulgaria. Having used train to cross from Romania to Moldova (and back the same way) Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Romania to Bulgaria (Train from Bucharest to Veliko Tarnovo)[…]

Staying in the Cosy Family Hotel Comfort in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

My first day in Bulgaria ended up being a massive backpacking adventure. I kind of assumed loads of travellers would be heading the same way, as I went from Romania’s capital across the border into Bulgaria. Alas – no – it was just myself and Mina, a Turkish girl who I met on the train Read more about Staying in the Cosy Family Hotel Comfort in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria[…]

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