Sofia’s secret


Spot the golden willy!

7 Things to know about Sofia, Bulgaria:

  • Sofians love to hate Sofia.
  • Driving in the city is reminscent of Mad Max.
  • You can follow the yellow brick roads in the centre to try to find your way home. But good luck, there are not many sign posts for directions.
  • Dorothy is skinny and Toto is a stray.
  • Most Sofians don’t seem to know their way around the city. So if you get lost don’t expect too much help….
  • Saint Sofia Church is magical.
  • The best kept secret in town is the facade of the National Theatre where you can see a cherub with a golden willy.

About the author: Julien is Bulgarian at heart and contrarian by nature. I always like to look at things from different angles. A coin has more than two sides… Julien is a Travel Therapist at JMB Travel and a private tour guide for Bulgaria and the Balkans.

I like to give the inside story on Bulgaria in all its natural beauty, ancient customs and present day reality.