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reindeer in Sofia center

Festive Sofia

It is that time of the year when the mood is festive and the Christmas lights are all over the city. Walking through Sofia city centre today I snapped these photo of the raindeer decorations and the landmark buildings in the background.

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let it snow

Let it Snow

This week we got our first snow in Sofia. Right on time to set the mood for the holidays. I love snow and how it brings peacefulness to the city. Hoping for lot’s of snow this winter!

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former royal palace of Bulgaria

Winter Palace

The former king’s palace and current National Art Gallery is one of my favourite buildings in Sofia. It is slightly run down on the outside, which makes it even easier to romanticise. It is surrounded by a beautiful small park with benches. It’s one of […]

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Central Park

I have been meaning to take autumn photos of Sofia for a while. I really love the park near my office. It is Sofia’s version of Central Park. During the summer they transformed it into something really unique – there is a man-made stream and […]

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street in Sofia, Bulgaria

Back in the City

After three months away from the city, I am finally back. It has been a very special summer. I really had to extract myself from my city lifestyle to be able to see and feel the energy of the places I visited in the country. […]

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old house facade

Old Charm

Sofia has lost most of its old charm, as most of the old architecture was destroyed in WWII. However, here and there some elegant old houses remain.  There is something surreal in them, as they stand amid a city scape of shabby communist style apartment […]

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Evening Glow and Snow

I love Sofia with snow. In every season Sofia is vibrant and alive, with bars open all night and restaurants and cafes packed with people. When there is snow everything slows down a bit and the city becomes cozier.  I was out with my camera one […]

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skiing on Vitosha mountain

Ski Season

Do you ski? Do you like getting out of the city and a breath of fresh air? This is easy to do by just taking the ski lift up Vitosha mountain. It is right on the outskirts of the city and after just a short […]

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Snowy Rooftops

There is something enchanting about city rooftops covered in snow.  I photographed these Sofia rooftops at sunset after the big snowfall last week. Looking at scenes like these makes me think about fictional places and puts me in a dreamy state of mind. How do they […]

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christmas tree on San Stefano street

Christmas on Shipka Street

Sofia has many faces, but one thing is for sure – it definitely has style. Walking down Shipka Street the other day I passed by several really cool places – the new luxury florist shop L’Amore, Cakey Bakey bakery, Park Bar and the cute little […]

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