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Oct292017

Sense Hotel Sofia, Starwood Design Hotel

Sense Hotel Sofia, a member of Design Hotels, is a Starwood affiliated boutique hotel in Bulgaria’s capital city. The 9th floor Rooftop Bar offers terrific panoramic views. The hotel is located one block from Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Bulgaria’s largest Eastern Orthodox cathedral. Sense Hotel Sofia (SPG hotel website) is SPG category 3 at 7,000 Starpoints…

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Oct262017

Plovdiv cool vibe, warm October night

An energy emanates from Plovdiv, Bulgaria. In one word, the place is ‘cool’ or ‘energetic’ or ‘creative’ or ‘ancient’. One word is not sufficient to encapsulate Plovdiv. Plovdiv is no place I had heard of before February 2017. On a free walking tour in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia last winter, the guide encouraged anyone in…

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Oct242017

Sofia, Bulgaria paper dreams in print

In Sofia, Bulgaria for the second time in 2017, I was interested in walking around to check out what seemed different in October compared to my first trip to Sofia, Bulgaria in late February. The newness of Bulgaria kind of freaked me out that first trip, when I wandered miles and miles walking around the…

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Mar212017

Sofia, Bulgaria Street Scenes

The idea for this post came to me after reading a comment about the neighborhood view from my hotel room at Ramada Sofia looking depressing. Bulgaria is a poor country, one of the poorest in Europe. There are some great shopping deals, some interesting and old architecture, and a culture to experience interacting with people…

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Mar202017

Ramada Sofia Bulgaria trip report

For my February trip to Sofia, Bulgaria I booked three different hotel stays for the same dates with reservations for Radisson Blu Sofia on a 2-for-1 rate, Starwood’s Sofia Balkan Hotel on a Cash & Points rate and Ramada Sofia City Centre on Wyndham Rewards GoFast rate. Why did I choose to keep the Ramada…

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