Bulgarian Travel Articles
Situated in Southeast Europe and occupying the eastern part of the Balkan Peninsula Bulgaria is quickly becoming Europe's new tourist hotspot. Travelers are starting to find out what the country has to offer including mountains for skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer, Alpine meadows covered in flowers, numerous lakes for water sports and beautiful museums and monasteries for sightseeing.
The Villa Stresov provides you with these travel articles to better inform you of what the beautiful "Land of the Roses" has to offer.
Articles on Bulgarian Travel:
Ski Bulgaria - 10 July, 2010: There are several exciting locations to ski Bulgaria, whose landscape is defined by mountainous regions that most notably include the Stara Planina (Balkan) and Rodopi mountain range as well as the Rila range which includes the highest peak in the Balkan region, Mt. Musala (2,925 m). [complete story]
Ski Borovets - 20 June, 2010: Ski Borovets, the oldest Bulgarian winter resort with a history dating back to 1896. Borovets lies at the foot of Mount Musala in the northern part of the Rila Mountains at an altitude of 1350 meters, 73 kilometers southeast of Sofia. [complete story]
03 March, 2003: The Sofia Echo: Villa Takes Stress Off After two months of non-stop work and several bouts of flu one on top of the other, I was over the moon to be invited to take part in one of Villa Stresov's promotions for their 'Gourmet Wine Tasting Dinners'. [complete story]
21 June, 2008: Chicago Tribune - By Tim Jones: Details on Visiting Bulgaria Bulgaria - Come for the good exchange rate in a rough-around-the-edges, chock-full-of-dogs place. Stay for the shopska. [complete story]
29 February, 2008: Property Wise Magazine: Bulgaria Becomes a Boutique Destination Bulgaria is becoming a sophisticated destination that attracts tourists wanting style and luxury rather than bargain hunters, the online travel portal Travelconnect.co.uk reported. [complete story]
26 January, 2008: Sofia News Agency: Bulgaria Now a Place of Style and Culture Change for the better is happening at a rapid pace in Bulgaria, now better placed to take its fair share of the luxury market. But those who still want traditional rural Bulgaria will not have to travel far to find it - although, says Quest Bulgaria, luxury tourism is about to reach there too. [complete story]
08 January, 2008: Dnevnik Daily: New Ski Run, Lift to Open in Borovets Resort Briko 2007, a joint venture between LM Impex and the Samokov municipality, said it will inaugurate a new 1 km ski run and two-seat ski lift in local mountain resort Borovets by the end of this week. [complete story]
28 December, 2007: Sofia Echo: Winter Resorts Booking Taking Off The abundant snow cover in the mountain resorts of Bansko, Borovets and Pamporovo revived expectations of hoteliers and tour operators for a good winter season, in spite of delays in foreign tourists' bookings, Dnevnik daily said. [complete story]
17 September, 2006: Imoti.net: Bulgaria is New European Tourist Sensation Bulgaria is poised to become the next big thing in European tourism, this year's Croatia. It's still a little ways off - maybe the next big thing after the next big thing. For now, it's a compellingly fascinating, unspoiled, off-the-tourist-grid destination for slightly adventurous travelers, US San Francisco Chronicle reads. [complete story]
11 July, 2005: Sofia Echo: Bulgaria Attractive Tourism Destination Despite Price Changes The price-sensitive interest towards Bulgaria's holiday options has been playing seesaw in the past week, with news of cost moving in both directions. Local media reported on October 31 that charter flights to Bulgarian seaside resorts were expected to rise by about 40 euro next summer. [complete story]
03 August, 2006: Sofia Echo: British and Americans to Enter Bulgaria without Visa Starting September Parliament approved new regulations according to which the citizens of countries in America and British citizens would be able to enter Bulgaria without visas. [complete story]
12 January, 2004: Bulgarianwine.com: Bulgaria is a Fast Growing Travel Destination in 2004 Washington post (January 5, 2004) announced that Bulgaria has become the most fashionable destination in Europe. [complete story]