May 19, 2019

Aylyak

From Roman Ruins? Sure, but Bulgaria’s Second City Offers So Much More in this morning's New York Times.

“Aylyak” is one of those untranslatable concepts you find in many languages: a distillation of a way of life, which, in Plovdiv’s case, is a carefree attitude characterized by an easygoing approach to daily routine and a sense of hospitality that dates back to the city as a crossroads of cultures