"In Bulgaria, whether it rains or not it'll always be a disaster."
Issue 18, March 2008
Special Irish Issue
Issue 3, December 2006
Regina D'Amico is the lucky winner from our Where in Bulgaria Are You? quiz for this issue and she gets to enjoy a weekend for two at the Medite Spa Hotel in Sandanski. She wrote to tell us in detail why she was able to recognize Cape Kaliakra immediately:
The month as was seen by Vagabond
Since visiting Bulgaria last year I've been an avid reader of any news item that makes it into the British press.
However, these mostly concern quirky millionaires trying to buy up a Bulgarian village, a few paragraphs about the impenetrable politics leading up to EU accession in 2007 or, my favourite, tantalising photos of golden Thracian objects. Tantalising, because I passed through the countryside where they were found. Who knows what lay just beneath my feet?
"The idea of removing the flat rate income tax is not just ill-considered; it is downright stupid."
Finance Minister Simeon Djankov on President Georgi Parvanov's suggestion that the flat tax rate be scrapped