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October 19, 2020

A Tour with the new British Ambassador to Bulgaria Rob Dixon

Last month we have had the honour of introducing Bulgaria’s capital to a newcomer – the new British Ambassador to Bulgaria – Mr. Rob Dixon. It was at the very beginning of his stay that he had his first walk around central Sofia. And we were there to guide him! British Ambassador Dixon explores Sofia The British Embassy in Bulgaria has shared a video of the special walk on their Facebook page. Watch the video to see what sights he visited. Free Sofia Tour guide Dimitar Dimitrov had the privilege of revealing Sofia’s fascinating history and main landmarks. He also happens to be a UK-graduate, having studied Masters in Theory and History of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The tour included Sofia’s main landmarks with a special British twist, accentuating the story of the British-Bulgarian relations. Новият посланик на Великобритания Роб Диксън с разходка из центъра на София През първите си няколко седмици тук новият британски посланик в България Роб Диксън направи първата си […]
August 12, 2016

6 Facts we love about the United Kingdom

Free Sofia Tour turns 6 years this week! To celebrate this, we made a list of the 10 countries we’ve had most visitors from. So far we’ve presented to you our #10 Israel, #9 Netherlands, #8 Italy, #7 Australia, #6 France, #5 Spain, #4 Bulgaria and #3 Germany . Today, we will tell you 6 interesting facts about the country under number 2 by guests visits with 9600 visitors so far. We are talking about the United Kingdom. Fact about the United Kingdom №1: Big Ben does not refer to the famous clock tower, but actually to the bell. Fact about the UK №2: London’s skyscraper – The Shard, at 1,107 feet (350 m), is Europe’s tallest building.   Fact about the UK №3: There is nowhere in Britain where you are more than 120 km (74.5 miles) from the sea. Fact about the UK №4: Soccer, rugby and polo were invented in England Fact about the United Kingdom №5: It is illegal to die in the houses of parliament Fact about the United Kingdom №6:  Queen Elizabeth II doesn’t have a […]