To spare yourself from worries and deceptions, and to enjoy a safe and pleasant summer holidays in Bulgaria, here is a list of things to avoid while there:
Don’t take a train. Bulgaria’s railway company BDZ has recently admitted that 300 of its 320 train engines lack valid safety certificates and have not undergone mandatory technical examinations. Only …..
Don’t fall ill. Eighty percent of Bulgaria’s hospitals are substandard, according to a recent report by the state medical audit agency. A two-….
Don’t trust taxi drivers. Especially those who doorstep foreigners at air terminals’ arrival exits. They are sure to rip …..
Don’t miss a chance to use the Sofia subway. Its construction started in 1972, and the metro system already has one 18 kilometre-long stretch with a total of 14 stations. That makes 474 metres (yards), or 0.37 stations per year.
Don’t hope for fast internet. Consider yourself lucky if you have coverage at all. Broadband penetration in Bulgaria is 13 percent (the lowest in the European Union) compared to the EU average of 28.4 percent.
Don’t miss a chance to win in the state lottery. The jackpot has reached almost 2.7 million Bulgarian leva (some €1.35 million), and is expected to exceed 3 million leva (some €1.5 million) on Thursday (June 3).
Don’t get confused by nods. In contrast to mainstream Europe, Bulgarians indicate a «no» by moving their heads up and down and «yes» by shaking heads from left to right.
Don’t be afraid to smoke. There are smoking and non-smoking areas in all establishments larger than 50 square….
Don’t be surprised by Bulgarian football. It is only natural if the public invades the pitch en masse to beat up the referee or/and some underperforming players. The latest such case happened in the town of Mezdra. But it was not the first one.
Don’t get scared by morning TV shows. They normally start with a reality police action. Officers in riot gear raid someone’s home or office, throw him on the ground and point guns at his wife and children, yelling ….
Don’t miss out on Bulgarian, cuisine, wine and music. If you do, you will regret it for the rest of your life.
Bulgarians discover cheap holidays at their seaside with …German tour operators
by VICTOR IVANOV
Bulgarians are enjoying an unexpected benefit of the single European market this year. They can already book a cheap holiday at the Bulgarian Black Sea resorts through the largest German tour operators
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