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Tallinn

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Estonia
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Berlin

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Germany
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Edinburgh

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United Kingdom
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Rome

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Italy
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Sofia

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Bulgaria
 
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Bansko

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Bulgaria
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Sofia

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Bulgaria
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Bucharest

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Romania
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Brasov

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Romania
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Bucharest

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Cluj

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Paris

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France
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L'รŽle-d'Yeu

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London

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How is Bansko, Bulgaria?


in Bansko, Bulgaria by @sebastian88  | 5 comments

I see that there are a whopping 200 nomads in Bansko, Bulgaria. Iโ€™m in Sofia, but aside from Bansko being cheap, I get the feeling that itโ€™s a retirement centre in the summer time. I saw a few Youtube vids but it looks dead. Whatโ€™s the draw to Bansko right now? Is there nightlife, or is it just a place to go hiking? Are there decent work cafeโ€™s? Is it a decent place for singles?

Since itโ€™s a hotspot Iโ€™d love to see some reviews on the page.

Thanks!

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    How did you guys classified Penge as rich? It is one of the worst neighbourhood I have ever been in London, the ammount of people I know that have been robbed there is appalling.

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  • Paris

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  • Bansko

    Bansko is much overrated. In summertime it feels like a ghost town in the residential apartments. The center is quite animated but it is not very expatfriendly. I did not see any digital nomad scenes. Not heard any other language than Bulgarian around. It is more a family oriented national village. Big supermarkets closed in summertime so you take a taxi to shop outside the town. I can imagine that in wintertime there is much more activity but avoid summertime, unless you want to be quite and en

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  • Berlin

    Berlin is overall a great city to be. Food is cheap and everywhere, easy to go out and have fun/meet for business. Rent has crept up but still far better value than where I came from. Internet: 36 EUR/month get me 450/40 mbps (cable -> DOCSIS 3.0) Public transport is 2.70 EUR/ticket. No woman I know has said they felt unsafe. Some really odd, xenophobic sounding comments on here. Biggest downsides IMO: service quality at restaurants - not that people are rude, but they don't seem to particular

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    It is an OK place for staying for a few months, however after a few months, you have seen everything and realize the place is just a small town with a few things to do but not that many. Restaurants are great and stuff but besides that not much going on.

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    Sofia is a small city and it is very polluted. In fact it is one of the most polluted cities in Europe. The restaurants and bars are ok. For the rest there is not a lot to do. After a couple of days you have seen it all. The people are ok but Sofia misses an international vibe. Lets be honest here, you mostly get where you pay for.

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  • Rome

    Rome has tourist fatigue. Servers are curt and it's hard to find a decent restaurant.

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