Wanderlust Leads to Sofia
If you visit Sofia, Bulgaria, prepare for the inevitable response.
“Bulgaria? Bul-GAR-ia? Where IS Bulgaria, exactly?”
The only European country never to change its name, Bulgaria is in the Southeastern European peninsula known as the Balkans.
Balkan means “a chain of wooded mountains,” and Bulgaria epitomizes this. One-third forested and teeming in biodiversity, Bulgaria borders the Black Sea to the east, Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, and Greece and Turkey to the south.
“Why Bulgaria?” This could take a while, given the rich culture, thoughtful people, affordable prices, fabulous food, excellent public transportation, and natural wonders.
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