1. Varna: Self-Guided Retro Museum Tour
Make a trip to the Retro Museum in Varna’s Grand Mall and enjoy a few hours of traveling to the past. Observe displays of every-day items from the period between 1944-1989, and see how Bulgarians used to live under socialism. See simple items such as Bulgarian cigarettes without filters, Russian vacuum cleaners, household from East Germany, or Polish cosmetics. Move on to the shiny car collection of cult-classic such as Volga, Moskvich, Trabant, and more. Admire the perfectly restored vehicles before visiting the museum’s collection of wax figures of great personalities. Get face to face with the likes of Todor Zhivkov, Leonid Brezhnev, and Fidel Castro, but also local people’s favorites Emil Dimitrov, Georgi Partsalev, George Kaloyanchev, Todor Kolev.