Bulgaria

Tips and Articles in Bulgaria

Bulgaria Bansko Ski package at the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena, Bansko (359-749/88888; kempinski-bansko.com). What’s Included A six-night stay in a deluxe room; daily ski passes; and an algae body treatment. Cost $1,840, double, through Februar...
It’s a freezing cold winter’s day, but that’s not stopping 10,000 men in the northern Japanese city of Konomiya from stripping down to nothing but a loincloth. With the snow flying, these adventurers—fueled by honor, not by hot sake (alcohol is no...
Before I left for Bulgaria, I was warned over and over about the wrestlers. It sounded absurd to me, like something out of a B movie. After all, my entirely benign reason for visiting the capital, Sofia, was to check out the rumor that the women t...
I was riding my mountain bike down a steep path into a wooded gorge. Niki Titev, a member of the Bulgarian national mountain biking team, was, predictably, far ahead of me when a woman emerged from the woods at the side of the trail. I stopped and...
The Heathman Hotel Portland, Oregon By Gary Shteyngart Holly Golightly believed that nothing bad could happen to you at Tiffany’s, but allow me to respectfully disagree: many bad, expensive things have happened to me there. The delightful Heath...