What is the most unusual present you ever got from a business partner? Surely it can't beat that of Hilton Sofia – a ceramic pig for all of the partners, with the task to paint them originally.
The custom of Christmas Eve dinner has many varieties according to the region. And when you are in Bulgaria, why not celebrate in the Bulgarian style? For the evening of 24 December restaurant Vratata offers a Christmas Eve menu, which conforms to the traditions: it should be vegan and there should be a certain number of dishes.
Good Bulgarian cuisine deserves your special attention, as do noble causes. Both of them are combined in the campaign of the Vratata restaurant, which aims to contribute to the 40th anniversary of the National School of Folklore Arts in Shiroka Laka.
Ars longa, vita brevis – this famous philosophic quote inspired the creation of the Ars Longa series by Bulgarian winery Domaine Boyar.
A good cause and great entertainment, rolled in one – that's what the I Can Too foundation, dedicated to helping disabled children in Bulgaria, offers once again on 27 November.
Belgian cuisine was in the spotlight with the Belgian Culinary Festival that took place at the Hilton in Sofia.
"I went to the circus recently. A seal was trained to play with a ball and swing a ring around its head. Is it so difficult for those who do not know the right way in life to just find it and follow it?"
Iliya Iliev, chairman of the DROM Roma party
I am a dual British-Bulgarian citizen and I was recently denied a Russian visa on my British passport. I had applied through a tourist agency and they did not understand the reasons for the denial either.