Hello Chalga Virgins

Posted Posted in Bulgaria

Many of my friends back in the States have not yet been exposed to Bulgarian Chalga music, a fusion of Bulgarian folk music, pop beats, and horrible lyrics. For a lot of my friends here in Sofia, both expat foreigners […]

RENT was Knockin’ on my Door

Posted Posted in Bulgaria

So your probably wondering given then most recent posts I’ve made (no electric, no water, sickness, etc) if I’m having any fun. The answer to that question is yes, despite the many mishaps that have befallen me over the last […]

Green Apple Vodka & Honey

Posted Posted in Bulgaria

This is the first time I have celebrated Rosh Hashanah outside of the United States and since I only knew of one Synagogue in Sofia it only made sense for me to attend High Holy Day services there. The Sofia […]

Starbucks and Judaism

Posted Posted in Bulgaria

Never thought I’d step foot in a Starbucks while in Sofia, but here I am. It’s my only way to communicate with the outside world, since I still don’t have internet in my apartment yet. Luckily for me Starbucks offers […]