Thursday, 08 April 2010 15:29

THE TRUTH ABOUT ROSES

Behind the glossy image of a merry rose picker lies back-breaking toil for a pittance

Published in High Beam
Monday, 01 September 2008 15:37

MY OWN CHOICE: CHRIS NOLAN

Find out the diamonds among the mid-range Bulgarian eateries
Published in Vagabond Features
Monday, 01 September 2008 14:33

STREET EATING

Don't routinely resort to restaurants when you're peckish in Bulgaria - simply look to the streets
Published in Vagabond Features
Sunday, 01 July 2007 11:47

TA-TA-RA RA-TA-TA TA-RA-TOR!

Ice-cold Bulgarian cucumber soup is the perfect complement to the lazy days of summer
Published in Vagabond Features
Wednesday, 01 August 2007 13:01

FOUND IN TRANSLATION

Paper steaks, troubled potatoes and old men from Bansko feature heavily in Bulgarian cuisine. A matter of language, really

Published in Vagabond Features

The first thing that comes to my mind when considering food and drink is the word “symposium,” which stems from ancient Greek philosophy and has passed into many languages all over the world. In contemporary terms, it mainly describes business conferences and meetings. Few are aware today that the word's original meaning was “drinking in company”. For my ancestors, the almost ceremonial way of associating food and drink with the exchange of opinions and lively philosophical discussions among peers made the symposium a vital and indispensable means of communication. It was considered not a personal, but a social process aiming at bringing together and unifying family, friends or colleagues.

Published in Vagabond Features
Thursday, 01 May 2008 15:00

MY OWN CHOICE: HAPPY EATING

Sofia is a diner's delight, whether it is a light lunch or a more substantial meal
Published in Vagabond Features
A frugal Norwegian finds Bulgarians very Mediterranean in terms of food, drink and habits
Published in Vagabond Features
Bulgaria has some extremely well-hidden food & drink - usually smoke-filled - spots that even a health-conscious Californian can dig
Published in Vagabond Features
Friday, 01 August 2008 11:41

MY OWN CHOICE: TABLE MANNERS

Life and food can be as good in Sofia's urban retreats as in the country's green spots
Published in Vagabond Features
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Society

AMERICA FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION CELEBRATES BULGARIAN SUPERHEROES

AMERICA FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION CELEBRAT…

Over 500 representatives of the Bulgarian NGO sector, entrepreneurs and diplomats attended the annual meeting of the America for Bulgaria Foundation with its grantees in Sofia, on 30 January. Everyday...

Vagabond Interviews

IRENA JOTEVA: THE ART OF STAYING RELEVAN…

IRENA JOTEVA: THE ART OF STAYING RELEVANT IN CHANGING TIMES

Irena Joteva, Managing Partner at HILL International Bulgaria, on how to navigate in the times of global labour market transformation

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