Sopot: A Hidden Gem in Bulgaria

Small town Sopot

Located in the picturesque Stryama River valley, Sopot is a small town in Bulgaria that offers a unique blend of history, natural beauty, and cultural heritage. Situated 117 km away from Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria, and 55 km away from Plovdiv, the second-largest city in the country, Sopot is easily accessible and makes … Read more

Central Sofia Synagogue

Jews form one of the oldest communities part of Bulgaria’s resident makeup. Historic evidence mentions the presence of Jewish communities during the reign of Roman emperor Caligula (37-41AD), a few decades before the Sack of Jerusalem. Later, the Balkans became the destination of various Jewish migratory waves. The latest and largest wave took place at … Read more


Bulgaria’s capital, the city of Sofia, is the biggest settlement in the country. Sofia is located in the western part of Bulgaria, in the vicinities of the picturesque Vitosha Mountain. The location makes climate in Sofia slightly harsher than in the rest of the country. Summer heat is moderately intense but winters usually turn to … Read more


Seaside Resort Balchik

Located on the northeastern coast of Bulgaria, Balchik is a town with a rich history that dates back over 2000 years. Initially settled by the Thracians, it later became a Greek settlement known as Krounoi and Dionysopolis. The town grew into a strategic trade and marine center, but declined after repeated attacks by the Romans. … Read more