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Sofia – A #LuxuryForLess Weekend Getaway

August 4, 2016

If your geography is as bad as mine you might well be scratching your head a little to try and place Sofia on the map. I’ll give you a couple of clues – it’s around a three hour flight from London, their currency is called the lev, and they speak Bulgarian… dead giveaway right? Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria, which isn’t a hugely popular tourist destination just yet but we think a gem that’s definitely worth visiting if you’re after a relaxing time in a compact city with stunning architecture!

Within an hour of arriving in Sofia, I was sitting in the beautiful rooftop bar of our hotel with a glass of remarkably good local wine in hand, plotting what we could get up to that weekend. I know many of you probably do your planning before you arrive in a destination but that’s not really our style and I don’t see that changing anytime soon… Besides, it just made the challenge that Travelex UK set me just that extra bit more interesting. This weekend was all about finding luxurious experiences without breaking the bank and I think we did rather well…

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