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Recycling in Bulgaria

A complete guide to getting rid of your waste sustainably. From plastic and paper to electronic devices, even including clothing and furniture.

Best banks for foreigners, according to Sofia’s biggest international community

5 options for personal or business banking in Bulgaria

Our favourite gourmet and international shops in Sofia

Grocery shops in Sofia that offer gourmet and luxurious treats from all over the globe

English-speaking doctors in Sofia

Where to seek help in case of medical need

How to move around in Bulgaria

A complete guide to transportation by bus, train, plane and car in Bulgaria

Volunteering in Bulgaria: Some practical information

If you are thinking of moving to Bulgaria as a volunteer, here is how to choose a project and manage the money you receive

How to get a driver’s license in Bulgaria as a foreigner

The necessary steps to take to convert your old driver’s license or to start a driving course

Everything you need to know about education in Bulgaria

A quick guide from preschool to university

How can young internationals in Bulgaria build a brighter future?

Promoting a democratic, diverse and borderless Europe with AEGEE Sofia

Our favorite high-end restaurants in Sofia for a special occasion

Wonder where to eat amazing food in Sofia in a special atmosphere? Here’s a list of Sofia’s best restaurants

Our partners: some of the most impactful organizations in Bulgaria join forces with Open Sofia

Cultural institutes, NGOs, student organizations, and more - Open Sofia would not be the same without their support

Looking for a beautiful and convenient house in Sofia and Bulgaria?

See our Properties page for hand-picked properties for rent/sale for internationals in Bulgaria

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