Bulgaria is famous for its quality vegetables and dairy products and its variety of mild spices. Pork and chicken are the most common forms of meat, though seafood, fish and veal dishes are also popular and lamb has a special traditional place in Bulgarian cooking.
Other than that, is Bulgarian food healthy?
A: Bulgarian cuisine is tasty, healthy, and nutritious. Cooking traditions in Bulgaria are centuries old and a lot of the dishes are prepared according to recipes handed down from generation to generation. Bulgarian cuisine is famous for its large variety of fresh salads which accompany every meal.
On top of this, is Bulgaria dangerous for tourists? Bulgaria is a very safe country. We avoid military conflicts, crime is low, we don't actively engage in heated political debates, public protests are rare (but avoid them if they do break out), and religions coexist happily on the whole.
At all events, what is Bulgaria best known for?
Bulgaria is famous as the oldest country in Europe! Founded in 681 AD by Khan Asparuh and since then preserved its original name. Bulgaria is also famous for its natural diversity as mountains, plains, Black Sea Coast, rivers, lakes and hot springs.
Can you drink the tap water in Bulgaria?
Tap water is safe to drink all over the country but not always pleasant in taste or appearance. Bulgaria's vast supplies of mineral water are widely available in 0.5 litre and 1.5 litre bottles.
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Bulgaria is one of the most affordable destinations in Europe. You can do a lot on a tight budget, and even most of the country's attractions (like museums and historical sites) are cheap.
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|Main industries||Metallurgical industry, electricity, electronics, machinery and equipment, shipbuilding, petrochemicals, cement and construction, textiles, food and beverages, mining, tourism|
|Industrial growth rate||5.5% (2007)|
|Labor force||33.6% of total labor force|
A traditional Bulgarian Breakfast is “Banitsa s boza”. Banitsa is traditional Bulgarian food prepared by layering a mixture of whisked eggs and pieces of cheese between filo pastry and then baking it in an oven. Boza is a drink with thick consistency and a low alcohol content, it has a sweet flavor.
The best time to visit Bulgaria is during the shoulder months from April – May, and September – October, as the weather will be pleasant, and the prices will be lower. The high season is summer, from June – August.
The restaurants, the usual deal is to tip the waiter about 10% of the total bill. Tipping staffs in service sectors in Bulgaria is customary. The staffs in Bulgaria usually get paid a minimum wage because they make up the rest of their salary in tips. 10% is an average tip in a restaurant.
As with so many countries in Eastern Europe, overall English proficiency is quite low across Bulgaria as a whole, with around a quarter of the population speaking it, but it is widely enough spoken in the major cities and towns for you to be able to get by.