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Glamorous Bulgarian Black Sea Regatta

kaliakria cup at balchik marinaIf you are looking for a really exciting and important event on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, then it's time to go and watch the Kaliakria Cup, a fabulous yachting regatta at Balchik Marina. For the second consecutive year, this sailing regatta is taking place from 4 to 7 June, celebrating the freedom of the waves and the wind, for victory over the challenges which this competition offers. The backdrop to the event is stunning white rocks and beautiful Balchik Bay with its gorgeous modern yacht marina.

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Bulgaria Property: Market Starts to Move

bulgarian property searches increaseAre there green shoots in the Bulgarian property market? With data emerging from various sources, it appears that Bulgaria is again looking attractive for British and foreign property purchasers in the first quarter of 2009. The UK portal Property Abroad has just announced their results for the first three months of this year and despite the economic crisis and the undeniable slow-down in the property market, Bulgaria is again becoming a sought-after destination. 

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Bulgaria: News Brief

bulgaria news, boat showNews highlights from Bulgaria. Doom and gloom on property market? Perhaps the Bulgarian property market has changed for the better. The unprecedented phenomenal rise in property prices over the last five years has been unjustified, with many being too greedy. Where does the market stand now? Both property sales and prices have gone down but at the end of the day, this is a market correction and what is happening in the Bulgarian real estae market could certainly have been much worse.

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Charity Fashion Event

swap your clothes to help the dogsOn the 23rd May at 2.00pm we are holding a charitable Fashion show at PennyLanes in Staro Oryahovo, followed by a BBQ.   This will mark the launch of the Clothes Exchange.  Please feel free to bring any clothes you wish to add to the Exchange.


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Help Homeless Dogs and Cats

bsapp spring fair at the us embassy, sofiaSupport BSAPP at the US Embassy Spring Fair this weekend. Join us at the US Embassy Spring Fair and support our efforts to raise funds for homeless dogs and cats across Bulgaria. Our special guests will be some of our favourite canine friends looking for a place to call home.

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Bulgaria Property Up in Popularity

authentic bulgarian housesAccording to recent data from Homes Overseas, Bulgaria has shown the highest rise in searches for overseas property. The country gained four places compared with last month.


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Notary Fees Increased

increase in notary fees in bulgariaNew fees for notarial services have come into force in Bulgaria. The Council of Ministers has passed a bill for an increase in notary fees, the first increase in ten years. For those considering buying or selling Bulgarian property, there are increases relating to property transactions.

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World Woof Tour and Bulgaria

bsapp need your supportBSAPP, Bulgarian Society for Animal Protection and Preservation, will be having a major media event on Thursday May 28th. Please come and join us and bring your dogs! The event is called The World Woof Tour. Joanne Lefson of South Africa and her adopted dog Oscar will be working their way up from South Africa through Europe with two cameramen who will be making a TV documentary film about the plight of dogs around the world. They will be in Sofia on May 28th and BSAPP is being featured!

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Buying, Building or Renovating Bulgarian Property

invest consult for building and renovating bulgarian propertyAre you looking for a reliable builder in Bulgaria to help build or renovate your Bulgarian property? One who is happy to supply references, let you view examples of work they have done and set a properly agreed price? Then Invest Consult Ltd, an established family-run building company could be for you.

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Expats: Great Social Functions!

expat social scene in bulgariaFor those living in the Varna area, there is a series of upcoming functions which will be particularly attractive for expats. If you just want to meet some other Brits, get together and speak English for a while, then these are great social gatherings with an eclectic mix of stalls, flea-market and car boot! Many Britons live in small rural villages, quite isolated in some instances, and this is a lovely chance to get out and about and catch up with others - to get your taste of home fulfilled.

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