Tucked into the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria shines as a natural gem. Along the Black Sea, preside over the stunning turquoise sea by sailing, surfing, fishing, or relaxing on the beach. Hike, rock-climb and explore caves and rock formations spread across the snow-capped mountains. On the Sofia Plain, the capital city of Sofia demonstrates a 7000-year history through excavations from the stone and bronze eras. Vivid images of past lifetimes hang throughout Plovdiv, Bulgaria’s second-largest city, remembered through Byzantine walls and renaissance mansions. Explore vibrant arts and culture framed in the serene nature of Bulgaria
Europe is a treat in more ways than one, and the local confections make it all the sweeter. You may already know about Belgian chocolate and Italian gelato. But that’s just the start of the sweet treats found in Europe. Let your taste buds travel the continent with these 12 sweet treats.
Europe is a very bike-friendly continent, both in the cities and out in the countryside. Turn your sightseeing into exercise and cover more ground on Europe’s great bike paths.
There’s so much more to Europe than just the big cities and landmarks. Go off the beaten track and discover some of Europe’s lesser-known cities, hidden towns and secret villages that are rich in natural beauty and history.
Europe’s beaches are rated amongst the world’s best for a variety of reasons: their stunning scenery, their unique nature and their lively entertainment offerings. Here is a selection of some of the most unique spots Europe’s coastline has to offer.
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Whether you aim for Olympic speed or gentle slopes, here is a list of the coolest and lesser-ridden ski resorts in Europe, which are waiting for you.
There’s more to shopping in Europe than the designer brands on Champs-Élysées.
Discovering Europe’s creative hotspots. A selection of trendsetting venues, innovative concepts, and the freshest ingredients to inspire your visit to Europe.