Sofia Adventures
30 Photos of Sofia that Will Make You Fall in Love

30 Photos of Sofia that Will Make You Fall in Love

Sofia is an easy city to fall in love with. The architecture is beautiful and elegant, with tough, gritty buildings mixed in between. The people are friendly but calm, allowing you to discover Sofia at your own pace. There are amazing natural wonders right outside the...
Troyan Monastery: A Balkan Mountain Gem

Troyan Monastery: A Balkan Mountain Gem

Secluded in the middle of the Balkan Mountains lies Troyan Monastery (Troyanski Manastir/ Троянски манастир), a sixteenth-century Bulgarian Orthodox cloister. The third largest and third most important monastery in the country, it’s a wonderful day trip...
Saeva Dupka Cave: The Underground Pearl of Bulgaria

Saeva Dupka Cave: The Underground Pearl of Bulgaria

Just an hour and a half driving distance from Sofia, you’ll find one of the most spectacular caves in all of Bulgaria. The Saeva Dupka cave (Пещера “Съева Дупка” in Bulgarian) is a stunning natural cave in Northern Bulgaria, roughly halfway between...
101 Incredible Things to Do in Sofia

101 Incredible Things to Do in Sofia

You’ll never run out of things to do in Sofia. I remember my very first day of Sofia sightseeing:  I walked from an Airbnb in Iztok, passed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Statue of Tsar Liberator, towards the Central Mineral Baths, and by the time I got to...
21 of the Most Instagrammable Places in Sofia

21 of the Most Instagrammable Places in Sofia

Sofia has an undeserved reputation as a hard-edged post-communist city, full of concrete and grays. In reality, Sofia is full of teal and gold domes, red tulips, and yellow brick roads — yes, really! While Sofia certainly has its gritty side, it’s also...

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