How to Easily Visit Boyana Church in Sofia, Bulgaria

The small graveyard at Boyana in the fog

After living in Sofia for two years, I still can’t believe what a secret Boyana Church is. Even though it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, its location in the neighborhood of Boyana means that it’s still a bit off-the-beaten-path for travelers coming to Sofia. Here’s everything you need to know to visit Boyana Church from … Read more

A Visit to the Merry Little Christmas Market in Sofia (Photo Essay)

The National Theater outside the Market looks wonderfully rich in Winter

Quick History of the Sofia Christmas Market Officially known as the Koledaria Christmas Market, the Weihnachtsmarkt is a German-style Christmas market in the heart of Sofia. It’s a smaller, let ostentatious version than those in other cities (from what I hear. This was my first European Christmas Market, but I’ll be in Vienna’s in a … Read more