Bulgaria is eighth in the 2014 edition of the „Top 10 Countries“ ranking of British travel guidebook and reference publisher Rough Guides.
Bulgaria is described as an intriguing destination due to its fabulous beaches, weather, low prices, pretty historic towns and friendly people.
Rough Guides notes that Bulgaria’s Black Sea resorts pull in the most visitors, adding that skiing, hiking and mountain biking are becoming increasingly popular, especially on the mountain massif of Vitosha outside Sofia, the Rhodope Mountains in the south and the towering granite peaks of the Rila. Има още →
Тhe jetliner of former Bulgarian dictator Todor Zhivkov, a 48-meter (157-feet) Tupolev 154 has been turned into an underwater tourist attraction off the country’s Black Sea coast – setting the world record for the Biggest plane placed under water. The 48-meter (157-feet) Soviet-made Tupolev-154, ordered specially for the needs of Zhivkov, eastern Europe’s longest-serving communist leader, was placed at about 22 metres (24 yards) deep in the bay of Varna and 700 metres from the coast to form an artificial reef. Има още →