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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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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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Feb282017

Rocking out in Sofia

On my third day in Sofia, Bulgaria, after my third beer of the day, it suddenly felt like I found myself in the beating pulse of this city. I had probably walked more than 25 miles on Sofia’s city streets and through parks during my brief time in the city. Then, on Monday afternoon I…

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Feb272017

First impressions of Sofia, Bulgaria

After a full Sunday in Sofia, Bulgaria walking around for ten hours and snapping loads of photos, I developed initial impressions of the city. I like to get down my initial impressions of a place before time and exposure changes my perceptions. So, in no particular order of importance, here are some of my thoughts…

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