Category Archives: Places
Free Things to Do in Plovdiv – 2023: Deciphering Street Art on a Free Plovdiv Tour
Navigate the colorful Plovdiv streets together with local guides on a Plovdiv free tour that offers an exciting diversity of free things to do in Plovdiv and provides amazing insights into must-visit places in Plovdiv. Public Art to Celebrate the European Capital of Culture You can join a Free walking Plovdiv Tour every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Municipality. Experienced guides cover different topics – the history of the city, its social life, and the arts. With over 1,000 pieces of mural decoration, it’s difficult to […]
The guide to cut-price tomatoes in Pomorie. Map of 10 groceries + Recipe of Bulgarian Beans with Tomatoes Stew
This post with a map of 10 Pomorie groceries offers insights into the role of tomatoes in Bulgarian cuisine, practical suggestions for different dishes, and useful tips about how to buy the best tomatoes at bargain prices. A bonus – the recipe of the traditional Bulgarian beans with tomato stew! Vegetables at 0.5 euro =1 lev/kg all seasons Sometimes a so-called sustainable choice is so affordable that it’s shameful to make because it implies buying things intended for low-income consumers. Cut-price vegetables at 0.5 euro/kg in such places as Pomorie, […]
Free Things to Do in Athens: 4 Useful Sources for Athens Street Art Tour
With this post, I share my self-made Athens Street Art Tour that I created with free learning online tools. Learn to decipher street art in Athens with 4 online sources: a short video, an academic paper, a book, and an online map. By mapping your Athens street art tour, you’ll better feel the spirit of the city and understand why creativity and crisis in the Greek capital are tightly interwoven. Colorful Expressions of Crisis Many European cities that are famous for their street art quarters have a bohemian atmosphere there, […]
Smart Cartoons on Paper and Tapestry at the Museum of Humour and Satire in Gabrovo, 2023
Political cartoons of the award-winning Bulgaria-born Turkish artist Aytos brightened up this year at the Museum of Humour and Satire in Gabrovo! His witty satire is reflected in COVID and social illustrations. In this post, find more details about regular and temporary exhibitions at the funniest Bulgarian museum! The House of Humour and Satire in Gabrovo is a museum of contemporary art with a specialization in humor artifacts. For over 50 years, it has collected about 35000 artifacts from all over the world (cartoons, statues, books, etc.). Caricature lovers can […]
3 Fun Free Things To Do In Burgas. Download Free Guide!
Selfie-taking, seashell picking, and bird-watching are the best seasonal activities in Burgas. August marks the start of the bird-watching season in Bulgaria. And this allows for combining three relaxing activities in Burgas (part of the prominent bird-migratory route Via Pontica): observing birds, collecting seashells, and taking selfies against picturesque landscapes. With this post, I share practical tips for mapping your holidays in Burgas and a useful award-winning guide that you can download at the end of the article. Best spots for selfies/photo sessions in the Burgas region Among the wide […]
Bird-Watching Holidays in Bulgaria – 2023: Download a Useful Guide!
If you find yourself on this blog, you might be looking for authentic activities to enrich your bird-watching holidays in Bulgaria. You’re in time! Bulgarian environmental organizations have just launched a new season of bird-watching vacations – 2023. You can start planning your bird-watching holidays in Bulgaria by downloading a free award-winning guide – Cultural Insights into Conservation Volunteer Bird Watching Holidays in Bulgaria. It’s Not Only About Birds. Based on 30 interviews: Birding & Conservation This book is an original collaborative guide to conservation holidays in Bulgaria. Volunteering, bird […]
20 Fascinating Butterflies at the Regional Natural History Museum of Plovdiv
Amid the butterfly season, learn more about these magnificent insect species that can be spotted in Bulgaria! I prepared this post after my excursion to the Regional Natural History Museum of Plovdiv. Why include it in your list of Plovdiv attractions? It’s the only museum in the country where you can interact with gorgeous butterflies. Learn 5 useful tips before visiting the Regional Natural History Museum of Plovdiv: Organize a visit Entrance to the Plovdiv Regional Natural History Museum is every 30 minutes. The maximum number of visitors is 10 […]
Salt Harvesting: This is Why Burgas Worth Visiting
Along with a busy beach season in Burgas, Atanasovsko Lake in the Burgas Saltworks factory is taking place another significant seasonal activity – salt harvesting. Everyone can watch the process daily while doing SPA procedures or watching birds at the lake. To understand better the meaning of salt extraction, learn the most remarkable aspects of this ancient and traditional region craft. The original salt-related activities are great options for free things to do in Burgas to experience the culture of the region. 24 centuries of the history of salt extraction […]
Pomorie Lake: 5 Amazing Birds to Observe. Download a Free Guide to Birdwatching Vacations in Bulgaria
It’s a great opportunity now for birdwatchers to see a lot of different species on Pomorie Lake where they come for a breeding season. Pomorie Lake Visitor Centre is the main bird-watching spot. It works from 10.00 to 18.00, Monday – closed. In several weeks you can join the main activity for birders in the area – the Conservation Brigade Pomorie Lake. At the end of this post, download a free guide to birdwatching vacations in Pomorie and beyond. Pomorie Lake at the birds’ breeding season I spent about two […]
Free things to do in Burgas in 2023: Welcome to the new season of free sand sculpture workshops!
Looking for the best free things to do in Burgas? Consider free sand art workshops at the central beach. An overweight sleeping mermaid, a gigantic elephant, and a set of castles, animals, and people’s heads made part of the first of this season’s free sand art workshops on the Burgas beach (Bulgaria). With this art initiative, twice a week, sand art artists Remy and Paul Hoggard bring together people of different ages and nationalities in creative master classes. Burgas: sand + water = sand art Every Saturday and Sunday, the […]