Ivelina Abadjieva, co-founder and CEO of NARS (National Academy for Software Development) and creator of the brand OnTarget Training, on the essential steps in forming a new software development team from scratch and how to retain software engineers in highly competitive markets
This is a popular one making the rounds, obviously in sotto voce, under Communism, but it has recently been brought back to life for reasons that we have been trying to understand for about eight years now.
Krassimira Chemishanska, Country Director of Amgen Bulgaria, on biotechnology's role in modern life and on importance of innovation and transparency
Travelling is not just about seeing new places. It is also about experiencing their atmosphere and their food, their people and their stories. Elena, in the central Stara Planina near Veliko Tarnovo, is a destination that has all this, and more. There, you will find yourself deep amid green forests, old churches and traditional houses, complete with the feeling of a place still stuck in the early 1990s. As a bonus, the town is the home of one of Bulgaria's renowned delicacies: the Elenski but ham.
Situated in the extreme south of the Rhodope, this magnificent building, the only one of its kind remaining in today's Bulgaria, is a gem of an amalgamation between mainstream Ottoman architecture and local building traditions.