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    • roamer61's Profile Photo

      Tour or independent

      Bulgaria Feb 3, 2017 at 5:53 AM

      Investigating Bulgaria for 2018. Should I go independent as I had for the rest of Europe or do an organized tour.
      I do not drive, so renting is out and I'd need to use public transportation.

    • Nightlife in Sofia for slightly older ladies ;-)

      by LillyTiger70 Online Now Dec 10, 2016 at 11:20 AM

      My friend and i are considering having a night out in Sofia, but we are both over 40 -
      Is there anywhere suitable for us?
      I was recently in the student area and the bars and clubs seemed full of children :-)
      Any suggestions very welcome for 2 young at heart ladies - that don't want to feel like grandmothers
      Many thanks

      2 Answers Dec 10, 2016 at 8:16 PM
    • From Sofia to Bucharest by bus

      by lilacher Online Now Aug 20, 2016 at 7:56 PM

      Is there a bus from Sofia to Bucharest during the day? I can't find it on the web... can I find it there, on the bus station?
      And, if I decide to take the bus from Sofia to Ruse and then Bucharest >> Are there many buses going from Sofia to Ruse? Where can I find the timetable?

      4 Answers Aug 21, 2016 at 3:34 PM
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      Taxi from Sofia Airport to Panichiste

      by PeterK53 Online Now Aug 1, 2016 at 9:21 AM

      Does anyone know the cost of a taxi from Sofia Airport to Panichiste, it its about 30 miles, I'm due to arrive in the early ours in Sept, so I need to decide weather to hire a car or go with a taxi.

      Is Uber available again, I noticed that Uber had ceased services last year, but stated that it was only temporary.

      Thanks in advance

    • Online booking for train?

      by eigna007 Online Now Jun 8, 2016 at 7:37 AM

      Can I book online an overnight train ticket from Sofia to Belgrade? Or do I need to go to the bus station in person to buy the ticket?

      6 Answers Jul 7, 2016 at 5:37 AM
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      Bus Sofia to Skopje

      by JordenB Online Now Feb 2, 2016 at 1:19 AM

      Is this bus service still available? Are there any problems crossing the border and how long will the ride take? Thanks!

      1 Answer Feb 2, 2016 at 3:02 AM
    • border crossing from Sofia to Thessaloniki greece

      by mawan Online Now Oct 9, 2015 at 9:02 AM

      hi there
      can anybody tell me how long will at checkpoints if
      i travel from sofia to thessaloniki do we have to get out of the buses?
      many thanks

      1 Answer Oct 9, 2015 at 10:13 AM
    • help in the city

      by sercanercan Online Now Oct 6, 2015 at 4:46 AM

      hi I'm coming to Sofia on 9th of October for business and will stay there 4 days. Is there any one who can help me in the city ? ı need some tips about day and night life

      4 Answers Oct 6, 2015 at 12:44 PM
    • Small change for tips

      by BBarbara Online Now Sep 16, 2015 at 5:10 AM

      This is a last minute query (I leave tonight) but its just occurred to me that once again I shall be arriving in a country with no small change suitable for tipping hotel porters or other helpers on the journey. I shall have pound coins sterling, and a few euros ......... what should I offer the porter who carries my case to my room for instance?
      If I get the chance I can always buy a bottle of water before I leave the airport - but its not always possible in the hustle and bustle of baggage collection and customs - not forgetting the search for the transfer bus!

      4 Answers Sep 16, 2015 at 10:55 AM
    • Public transport in Sofia

      by BBarbara Online Now Aug 26, 2015 at 3:12 AM

      I have booked myself into a hotel which is well out of town (stupid of me I know, I should have checked the map) and have also pre-booked a tour of Plovdiv. This tour will drop me at the Alexander Nevsky cathedral which I understand is a 45 minute walk from my hotel. Will there be taxis available (there are no busses) or should I make other arrangements? I'm quite concerned about this as I'm a lone, elderly female and although I'm trying to learn the language haven't got much further than 'yes, no, please and thankyou'.

      5 Answers Sep 15, 2015 at 2:27 PM
    • bus stops between Sofia & Skopje on the city to city service

      by drumheller Online Now Jun 29, 2015 at 1:41 PM

      Is there a stop anywhere near Kratovo I want to stay in a hotel in that region.
      Thank you.

      3 Answers Jul 2, 2015 at 1:36 PM
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      Good one or two day destinations in Serbia or Macedonia from Sofia

      by dlandt Online Now Jun 22, 2015 at 7:00 PM

      Hello VTers!

      I will be making a trip through Bulgaria for two weeks in August with a native friend. At the end of that time I will be arriving back in Sofia and will part from my friend for the last three days. I want to use those three days to see another country, either Macedonia or Serbia, ideally both. I will have my ten year old daughter with me and I have read enough to know that I won't be able to drive a rental car into Macedonia and probably not to Serbia either. I am thinking that if there is a company that does daytrips to either (like get on the bus, go there, hop off, get back on the bus at the end of the day) place it would be nice. I would also think outside the box if there are other ways. Any advice or experience you want to share will be gratefully accepted!

      3 Answers Jun 26, 2015 at 1:17 PM
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      Logistic question

      by ohaiyo Online Now Mar 6, 2015 at 11:15 AM


      I am planning a one week vacation in Bulgaria in September before heading to Romania. My itinerary is Sophia, Rila Monastery, Plovidiv, Bachkovo Monastery, and Veliko Tarnovo. I will be traveling by myself. I am wondering if one week is sufficient to cover all the places mentioned. Is there a train system or bus system that connects all these places? I am not a good driver so I prefer not to drive. Also, how would I get to Bucharest, Romania from Veliko Tarnovo?

      Thank you


      4 Answers Apr 10, 2015 at 11:43 AM
    • metro in sofia

      by xrayvision918 Online Now Mar 3, 2015 at 2:11 PM

      can you take the metro from sofia airport to central sofia?

      4 Answers Jun 13, 2015 at 11:16 PM
    • Cooking class

      by CloeM Online Now Feb 9, 2015 at 12:41 PM


      I am looking for cooking class, someone can help me ? :-)

      1 Answer Feb 9, 2015 at 1:18 PM
    • From Sofia to Athens

      by HyacinthosC Online Now Jan 15, 2015 at 5:35 AM

      Dear All,

      I am a new member here and I feel a bit confused as I tried to find some travel information online, which however seemed inadequate.

      I intend to travel to Sofia soon and from there take a coach or the train to Athens Greece.

      I can find no available phone number/ contact details or online booking form to arrange for my journey from Sofia to Athens, so kindly I am asking for any suggestions on where I could look at!

      All the best

      6 Answers Jan 15, 2015 at 10:46 PM
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      Best Veg Restaurant

      by FruitLover Online Now Dec 14, 2014 at 2:50 PM

      Hello Folks,

      What's the best Vegetarian / Vegan restaurant in Sofia?


      1 Answer Dec 14, 2014 at 11:27 PM
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      Guided tour 27-28 Dec

      by FruitLover Online Now Nov 29, 2014 at 4:14 PM

      Hello folks,

      I'm interested in one/two days guided tour from Sofia to the mountains, ON 27-28 DECEMBER!

      Any suggestion / people to join me ?


      2 Answers Dec 1, 2014 at 1:51 AM
    • Sofia - Skopje

      by RoxanaE Online Now Oct 15, 2014 at 7:24 AM

      Hello! I want to travel from Bucharest, Romania to Skopje. I found out how to get from Bucharest to Sofia, but I would like to know more about the buses from Sofia to Skopje (where can I take them from, the time table, if I can buy tickets there, how long is the distance between railway station to the bus station)
      Thank you!:)

      4 Answers Oct 15, 2014 at 9:00 AM
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      Visa for Indonesia

      by FruitLover Online Now Oct 10, 2014 at 2:20 AM

      Hello folks,

      Planning one month independent trip to INDONESIA, my question is

      What's the procedure for a Bulgarian citizen (passport + identity card) to get visa to Indonesia.
      Is it ON ARRIVAL when landing in one of the airports of Indonesia,
      the procedure is to ask for visa in advance in the embassy in Sofia?

      Many thanx in advance,

      3 Answers Oct 10, 2014 at 6:23 PM
    • Battery Charger for nikon D3200

      by vanfaith Online Now Oct 2, 2014 at 6:04 PM

      I am looking for a Battery Charger for nikon D3200.MH-24 or compatible. Any shops in the center??

      1 Answer Oct 2, 2014 at 10:19 PM
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      Mail box/post office in airport?

      by Karlie85 Online Now Sep 29, 2014 at 10:52 AM

      Flying out tomorrow morning and I haven't gotten a chance to mail my postcards. There's no mail box near my apartment and I'm in for the night. On the Sofia Airport website it says there is a post office in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Just wondering if anyone can confirm this? Thanks.

      1 Answer Sep 29, 2014 at 11:02 AM
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      working in sofia

      by MontagS Online Now Aug 28, 2014 at 6:10 AM

      Hello!!!im considering a position in sofia with about 700€.you think I could manage?
      Thanks in advance!!!

      7 Answers Sep 13, 2014 at 7:35 PM
    • Sofia - Istanbul train (Summer 2014)

      by CraigM31 Online Now Aug 10, 2014 at 3:06 PM

      Hi everyone! I have read lots about the disruptions to this service due to engineering works. Does anyone know what the latest news on this is? Will there still be a bus replacement on this service?


      1 Answer Aug 11, 2014 at 12:26 AM
    • cheap roberto cavalli clothes in sofia

      by chris29_3 Online Now Jul 20, 2014 at 12:39 AM

      where i find these shops

      2 Answers Jul 20, 2014 at 8:50 AM
    • youth group Accommodation in Sofia

      by erinajunius Online Now May 23, 2014 at 4:44 AM

      We are looking for accommodation for a choir group of 63 young people for 1-4 July 2014 in Sofia? We also need information on what the best and economic way will be to feed a group of young people for lunch and supper.

      1 Answer May 23, 2014 at 5:09 AM
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      public transport Sofia

      by fool_moon Online Now Mar 13, 2014 at 9:34 AM

      how to get from Sofia Airport to the Central station ?

      2 Answers Mar 13, 2014 at 11:28 AM
    • Need bus details from Sofia to Skopje

      by johnmayp Online Now Feb 28, 2014 at 1:34 PM

      Hi all - I need to travel by bus, one way, from Sofia to Skopje on 19 April 2014. The schedules and companies that I've read thus far are far from clear. I'd ideally like to find something leaving SOF mid-afternoon on the 19th of April for a late arrival in Skopje but, again, I'm not finding recent or decent schedule, company or time information. I have found something named 'matpu' but their website doesn't have an English translation available. Since I will be in Sofia for such a short period of time, I really need to be armed with this information before I arrive in Sofia. Anyone that has any information would be most appreciated!!

      2 Answers Feb 28, 2014 at 9:13 PM
    • Sofia to Skopje

      by Rajeevkumar Online Now Feb 18, 2014 at 8:40 AM

      How does one travel from Sofia to Skopje?

      2 Answers Feb 18, 2014 at 9:15 AM
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      Vacation with an infant

      by NishantJha Online Now Jan 31, 2014 at 7:26 AM

      How safe and fun is a Sofia 4-days trip with a 6 months old infant in End of July 2014? is it too hot? is it unsafe during late evenings and nights? are the restaurants/cafes infant friendly? Thanks in advance...Nishant

      4 Answers Feb 3, 2014 at 5:16 AM
    • information

      by elburki Online Now Jan 10, 2014 at 12:36 PM

      is there any one will be in Sofia from Jan-24-2014 ?

      1 Answer Jan 10, 2014 at 1:44 PM