Earlier this week we got a sneak peak preview of Europe's Capital of Culture 2019, the beautiful city of... PLOVDIV Ever since we arrived in Bulgaria, we have heard nothing but praises for the historical city of Plovdiv, which we learned is also one of the oldest cities in Europe. It is also known as… Continue reading Plovdiv: Europe’s 2019 Capital of Culture
Whether you have been with us since we started the blog or only just started following us recently..we are excited to share that this past week marked: Our One Year Anniversary of Living in Bulgaria! Sometimes it is hard to believe that we have already been here for a full year. Then again, when we… Continue reading We Did It! One Year Abroad (and still counting…)
There are many places along the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast where Bulgarians (and foreigners) love to vacation with one of the most popular destinations being the city of.. As members of the Opera in Ruse, we receive about 3 weeks off in August before the start of the new season which allowed us to take… Continue reading A Week on the Black Sea
One of the perks of our jobs with the Ruse Opera is the opportunity to tour with the orchestra throughout the year. If you missed it, I (Sarah) traveled to France with the orchestra last October, but this past week was the first tour for both Kevin and I with the orchestra and opera choir… Continue reading A Transylvania Tour
Did you know that Bulgaria is famous for their ROSE VALLEY and the production of ROSE OIL??!! You might know that rose oil is an essential oil used in the making of many perfumes...but it is also a fact that Bulgaria is one of the main exporters of Rose oil in THE WHOLE WORLD!! With that being… Continue reading The Rose Valley
Greetings to you all from snowy Bulgaria! I'm so excited that we are finally having a real SNOW DAY here in Ruse! While it may not be quite the same as when we were students or teachers and would jump up and down with joy when school was cancelled...it is nice to be able to… Continue reading A Quick Trip to Switzerland!
We are so excited to announce that we officially have our BULGARIAN RESIDENCY CARDS!! For those who have been following our visa/residency journey you know that this has been a long process to go through. Basically a full 6 MONTHS since we first received permission from the Bulgarian government to come and work in Ruse.… Continue reading We are Officially Residents!!