In the Second Half of 2019 More than a Million Bulgarians Made Tourist Trips

In the second quarter of 2019, 1,219.8 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips, the National Statistical Institute (NSI) said in a press release. The majority of them (75.7%), traveled only in the country, 19.1% - only abroad, and 5.2% traveled both in the country and abroad.

Scandinavian travelers’ impressions of Greece showcased at Nordic Library

For the Swedish orientalist and Greek philologist Jakob Jonas Bjornstahl - the first known Scandinavian traveler to visit Greece, in 1779 - Thessaly and the Vale of Tempe in the winter felt just like home. And in 1878, Finnish architect, writer and artist Jac Ahrenberg was surprised to find that Athens reminded him of cities back in his own country in many ways.