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Bulgaria: The Man Who Makes Expatriates Happy

Expatriates who have been living in Sofia for a long time notice many changes. They remember a time, fifteen years ago, when there was one Austrian Billa supermarket, which was the main source for imported food in the entire Bulgarian capital. Both Bulgarians and expatriates had two choices: If they wanted Kellogg's products, Nutella or butter…
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Sofia: Capital of Capitals

Getting to Sofia is easy. From Western Europe, just hop into that vehicle, power up those eight cylinders and head southwest. Keep on driving, even when you think you already overshot it. At some point, just before the Serbian town of Niš, you need to turn left, which is east. From Istanbul it should be the northwestern approach, for 550…
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