Hold on for dear life when driving in Bulgaria. It is considered very hazardous to drive in this country due to several factors, and the fatality rate is as high as the smoking rate (OK, we exaggerate here, but it is still pretty bad). Find out more about the good, the bad, the ugly in Bulgaria.
Bulgaria carries some classically European customs in addition to a few other local ways that may surprise the average traveller. Find out why you should tap the salt shaker twice and how to tip in Bulgaria!
Bulgaria is one of south eastern Europe's most interesting destinations, and – for now at least – it isn't swamped by masses of visitors every summer. Thankfully the smaller crowds also mean petty crime is less common, but you can still run into trouble and pick pockets in certain areas.