Help save Jora and Black

The featured image isn’t a photo of the actual lions (it was copied from animalcrossing.wikia.com) Helen Worth (“Gail” in TV’s soap Coronation Street) appeared on todays ITV1 Good Morning Britain programme  to make an appeal about two lions – named Jora and Black – that used to be part of a circus in...

More

Love to shop?

Jewellery shop
There's a good selection of jewellery shops

Vlas is brimming with shops of all kinds.  There are more and more each time we go.  Here is just a very small selection ….          

More

Famous Bulgarian people

If you look to the right of the above photo you’ll see some free-standing plaques (15 in total).  They wind around the edge of the square. They signify famous Bulgarian people and there’s some information about the person on each one.  It’s quite interesting – although takes quite a bit of...

More

Watermill 2

  This new complex in between Compass and Watermill is now all complete .  I understand it’s also called “Little Watermill”.  It really does look very good.  

More

The Heavens Opened …

We’ve recently come back from Vlas after spending 10 very relaxing days in the sun  (7 – 17 June).  The weather was absolutely glorious and the only time we really saw much rain was on the Monday afternoon.  We were in our apartment enjoying the sunshine when dark clouds came...

More

Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort

Now I can’t confess that I’m a golf enthusiast but I’ve just come across a website that claims to be amongst one of the top 100 golf courses in the world.  Actually, after viewing the website thraciancliffs and watching the promotional video that comes with it, I’m beginning to see why.  It is...

More

Bulgaria’s Currency

The Lev (or “leva” in plural) is the currency of Bulgaria.  It is divided into 100 stotinki (nicknamed “stinkies”). wikipedia – Bulgarian_lev  Although Bulgaria joined the EU in approximately 2007, luckily they decided not to change their currency to the euro.  I say “luckily” as I think prices seem to go...

More

Trip to Sofia

Air Or Road? Depends on how quickly you want to get to Sofia really wikipedia/Sofia .  You can fly from Bourgas or Varna for example with bulgaria air or you can get on a coach from St Vlas.  The coach goes to and from Sofia every day and leaves St Vlas around about...

More