Historian concludes: “While they drink rakia, the Bulgarians are invincible”

An interesting archaeological find in Bulgaria this week gave new life to the discussion when the art of distilling became a thing in Europe. This part of an 11th century distillation vessel is the third piece of hard evidence from Bulgaria that it’s national drink rakia was around a few hundred years before the Western Europeans started distilling, which is believed…

Poetry: In the Tavern by Hristo Botev

It’s been a while since we had some cultural stuff on this blog, so it’s high time for a poem. This one is from a man that we hope to present to you soon in our section of great drunks in world history. Hristo Botev was a Bulgarian freedom fighter in the 19th century as…

Our new page: Drunks that made world history

Dear followers, you can now read about famous drinkers in our brand new page: Drunks that made world history. There you will find the stories of persons who never hesitated to have a drink, but nevertheless left a glorious trace with their achievements. You will read about different kinds of people who had something in common…