April 17, 2015

New Tours in Sofia – Culture & Communist Tour

Two new projects ahead This year our Association – 365, which stands behind the Free Tours of Sofia and Plovdiv, is launching two new and exciting projects: the Communist Tour and Culture Tour. After 3 years of taking a break of starting new projects we are finally proud to show the guests of Sofia two of many tours, which we have been working on. The beggining of the culture tour The Culture tour started on the 10th of April with 11 guests, eager to learn more about the Bulgarian culture. The tour aims to show our visitors the top 10 things one should know about our country: on the tour you’ll learn about the typical clothes Bulgarians used to wear, the music we listen to and the dances we do, the food we eat and the favourite drinks here, some of the famous people, the language that we speak and write in, the celebrations, nowadays life and our most precious symbol. When: Every Monday, Friday and Saturday 11:00 am Price: 22 leva […]
April 2, 2015

Common Bulgarian Phrases

Translating from Bulgarian to English is usually really easy and there are no problems in understanding the meaning. But when you have to translate something figuratively, this is when it gets really funny. Today we have prepared for you some tissues, because you will laugh to tears at the end of this blogpost. This time we will introduce you to the most famous Bulgarian phrases we use in our everyday life, which probably have no meaning and can hardly be translated into English, but on the other hand are quite stunning for foreigners. If you happen to learn some of them you will easily amaze all your Bulgarian friends. Bulgarian Phrases trasnlated figuratively: Как я караш?  – How do you drive her? Meaning “How are you doing?” Всичко е ток и жица! – Everything is electricity and cable! Meaning that everything is OK, or even better than that (usually follows “How do you drive her?”) Мани, мани! – Remove, remove! This is used when something is wrong and you don’t like […]