Category Archives: Sofia

Tipping in RAA Service Countries Explained

Every country has rules on tipping for service. Some encourage generosity while other discourage tipping at all. Instead of wondering what the rule is when you visit one of our service locations, check out the list below and know what amount is appropriate to tip, if at all! EUROPE: Restaurants in Europe tend to include the tip in the service charge on the bill. While it is acceptable to leave a few Euros over, you are never expected to tip 20 percent. When using a taxi, round the fare up or ... read more

Sophia Bulgaria: Leading City for EU Tourism and IT Technology

The capital and largest city of Bulgaria is Sophia. This city has a population of 1.26 million and is the home of many cultural institutions and universities. The last few years has seen tourism increase in the country and business start-ups increase in the city. Tourism in Bulgaria Overnight stays in Bulgaria increased 18% for year-on-year numbers in the first half of 2016, with over 8 million overnight stays. Revenues also increased 15% (BGN 3.4B) in the first seven months compared with ... read more

Vitosha Mountain: Sofia

Other than the European cliché of historic monuments, classic old towns combined with modern architecture, lively night life and traditional cuisines, what Sofia offers which many of them don’t, are the untouched Natural wonders encircling this city.  Magnificent peaks, thick forests, alpine sites, fresh air, huge mountain tracks, of Vitosha National Park so close to the city has made hiking hobby of the people of Sofia. According to some researches, hiking is considered to be a healthy a ... read more

Looking East.

We've been busy these past few months finding the best apartments in some of the most exciting destinations in Europe. We're constantly meeting great owners in hospitable towns on the eastern edge of Europe and we'd love to introduce you to our new favorite places: In Ukraine, we're open in Kiev, Odessa, and Lviv. Kiev is of course an exciting capital city hosting lots of business travelers, government and non-governmental workers and other curious visitors.  Odessa is the Pearl of the Black S ... read more