Check out our authors' picks of must-see sights, local hangouts and unforgettable activities.
The isolated Rila Monastery, outside Sofia, is Bulgaria's best-known abbey. From the outside it's like a fortress, and inside it's fantastically beautiful – replete with richly coloured frescoes and balconies which resemble outstretched flower petals.
Social life in the Black Sea port of Varna revolves around Ploshtad Nezavismost. …