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Samovodskata charshiya Veliko Tarnovo
Lifestyle, Sights

Samovodskata charsiya or just one of the numerous magical places in Veliko Tarnovo-part one

Samovodskata charsiya is a street in the old part of Veliko Tarnovo, famous for its beautifully preserved traditional houses, cobblestone paving, small workshops, antique shops, galleries, little squares and the emblematic Hadji Nikoli”s inn ( an imposing edifice from the period of the Bulgarian Revival, built by the prominent master builder Koliu Ficheto). Samovodskata charsiya was formed in the 19th century- a period starting in the 60s and stretching out to the 70s. Continue Reading

Elena Veliko Tarnovo elenski but fest
Events and Festivals

Elenski But festival in Elena gathers people from Veliko Tarnovo and the vicinity for its 6th edition

One of the most “delicious” festivals in Bulgaria is going to take place this weekend in the small mountainous town Elena Veliko Tarnovo. The so-called Elenski But feast has become extremely popular and is now being organized for a sixth consecutive year. The event attracts more and more people each year and it is now among the top-rated happenings of its kind. Continue Reading

kitchen in traditional Bulgarian home
Design and furnishing

Furniture in Bulgarian home with traditions

Today I will talk, about few elements of furniture in traditional Bulgarian home. Basically, will pay attention to the kitchen.

How to furniture the kitchen in the spirit of traditional Bulgarian home? There are so many traditional houses in Veliko Tarnovo and surrounding villages. You may choose one and start creating.

In case, you decide to make this great experiment and furniture your new home in old Bulgarian style, I will give you some advice. Let us feel the spirit of old Bulgarian people and especially of the gorgeous Bulgarian housewife. Continue Reading

Food and Drink

Veliko Tarnovo people and village life

Veliko Tarnovo people love to spend time in their village houses. Traditional Bulgarians love the village and even they do not live there, use every possibility, to spend some time at their second homes, which in general belong to few generations.  Traditional Bulgarian house in the village always smells, like a real home. At summer it smells like flowers. In winter- like the smoke of the fireplace and fresh bread. A lot of Bulgarians have village house in the area of Veliko Tarnovo. The tendency people from different European countries, to choose Veliko Tarnovo area for new home, is very stable. Continue Reading