by Kate Eshelby, MAY 8, 2016,The Observer
by Kerin Hope and Theodor Troev, AUGUST 4, 2007, Financial Times
Sit in a café on one of Veliko Tarnovo's terraces, jutting out from a green hillside like tiers of theatre seats, and you understand why Tsar Peter II decided to put Bulgaria's capital here. Beyond the Yantra river, curling around the base of one of the biggest fortresses in the Balkans, lies fertile farmland and the thickly wooded foothills of the Stara Planina mountains - a barrier that would have stopped any medieval warlord in his tracks.
Matthew Brunwasser, MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2006, International Herald Tribune
VELIKO TURNOVO, Bulgaria Other than some bars and real estate of- fices with signs in English, there are few visual clues that Veliko Turnovo has be- come one of most popular places in Bulgaria to buy a second home, especially for the British.
Homes Overseas, October 2005, Bulgaria Expert Advice
After being put off for years thanks to a fluffy television character, Scott Huggins was finally bowled over by the charm of Bulgaria and the investment opportunities the country offers.
By GREGORY DICUM, APRIL 30, 2006, The New York Times
THE storm had just broken, taking with it the August mugginess. I looked up from the balcony of my hotel across the dampened city of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Directly in front of me, the golden domes of the huge Aleksandr Nevsky Cathedral were set against the dark sky. Twin rainbows arced above them as though the sky itself were part of the building's design. Sofia is that kind of place.
Sebastian O'Kelly, The Mail on Sunday, May 29, 2005
Billed as property's new big thing, this Eastern European hotspot has undoubted appeal but UK buyers are snappingup deals on the internet, sight unseen.
By Denny Lee, January 22, 2006,The New York Times
Hidden throughout this big and fertile land in remote gorges and on craggy hilltops are dozens of astonishingly intact painted monasteries that are centuries old. They offer visitors a rare chance to see Europe as it once was - before the euro, before World War II, before electricity.
Matthew Brunwasser, THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2006, International Herald Tribune
SOFIA Anyone who has bought property in Bulgaria will tell you that the prices are so low, it is impossible to lose. Prices will continue to rise. The only uncertainty is by how much. And how long.
Daily Telegraph, 01/11/2004
Mountain homes in Bulgaria are fast finding friends, says Andrew Eames