On December 22, 2023, with the Winter Solstice, winter officially begins. The next days are among the most important Bulgarian traditional holidays, starting with Christmas Eve on December 24, Christmas on December 25, St. Stephen’s Day on December 27, and Surva on January 1.

All these traditions are passed down from generation to generation, and our task is to continue telling and sharing them with those who come after us.

Our Travel Gift card will make you dream about traveling while staying at home. Get a Gift card for travel experience in Bulgaria with Beni and Betty to support us to continue doing what we love and celebrate Bulgaria easing its travel restrictions as of 1 June 2020. In turbulent times we cherish support the most. We hope you all stay healthy and we meet soon on the road again.

The town of Vidin via the eyes of Albena Tsankova: local tour guide, storyteller and photographer ©

Today I would like to bring you on a trip off the beaten path. Where are we going? To my home area. The region is Northwestern Bulgaria and more specific the town of Vidin. Put your seat belt and let’s go! We have a lot to see and experience in the countryside of Bulgaria.