Diplomats and artists, entrepreneurs and intellectuals, travellers and writers: the faces which appear in Vagabond's interviews are as diverse as Bulgaria and the people living here. Our first interviewee was Vasko Vassilev, the famed musician, and the one featured just before our 100th issue was the Italian Ambassador Marco Conticelli, giving his optimistic view on the prospects for Bulgaria. Here are the people who have spoken to Vagabond through the years.
Two hundred guests showed up at the launch of Vagabond, on the roof of the Ivan Vazov National Theatre, in October 2006, despite the fact that it took place in the morning...
The first thought of a guest entering a room ineasyHotel Sofia for the first time, is that he or she has somehow transferred to a ship or an airplane cabin.
One of Bulgaria's most outward thinking private education institution is already available for children not only in Sofia. The Plovdiv branch of the academy is now open, providing modern, free-thinking and flexible education to children and parents who want to develop their talents and discover the world.
Whenever there is an anniversary of any kind, there is an outpouring of platitudes. As you know very well in the course of the past eight years, this journal has always avoided sweet-talk and commonplaces. We have tried, with the kind of resources we have had, not to take anything for granted, to pose uneasy questions and to demand straightforward answers. This has applied to everything – from politicians to ambassadors, from artists to inanimate objects such as Bulgarian Orthodox churches sitting in the middle of reservoirs. This is why I thought, initially, I wouldn't be making any particular statements regarding our 100th issue.
Pascal Duffy is a French/Irish entrepreneur and senior sales professional who has chosen to work and live in Bulgaria. He has gained first-hand knowledge on the Bulgarian property market in the last ten years and now, he implements his professional understanding and vision in his new real estate project –First Estates agency operating on the higher end property segment in Sofia.
The story of Castra Rubra Winery is the story of its owner, Jair Agopian. He is one of the people for whom wine is not business, but a way of life.
For the people of modernity, the ancient art of yoga is often the shortest way to happiness, harmony and limitless freedom.
The latest exhibitions of Loran Art Gallery present the art of formidable Bulgarian masters
I own a company called Bansko Adventure Tours. During the past seven years I have been taking tours into the Rila and Pirin mountains using snowmobiles, Rangerovers and off-road buggies. During the summer, I spend time in the mountains learning the routes, places to shelter and so on above the village of Bachevo where I live.