Enter the Solarium

Artificial tanning is in a different league from tanning under natural sunlight, because the length of exposure time and the specific proportions of the ultra violet are CONTROLLED and are designed to both maximise tanning and to minimise any dangers of b

Society | April 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1199

Getting There: Vratsa

Vratsa is a town situated at the foot of Vratsa Mountain, famous for its ancient history and beautiful nature. Legend has it that the town's name (Vratsata) dates back to 16th century when a big rock gate surrounded the town and was the only entrance to i

Society | April 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 353

Forks&Corks: Cheese Cake

Ingredients: 1/2 pack biscuits, 2 tbs sugar, 2 tbs butter or margarine; 2/3 cup sugar, 1/3 cup flour, 1 tbs corn starch, 1 vanilla sugar, 250 g cream cheese, 1 cup cream, 2 eggs, 3 egg whites, 1/4 kg sugar, 1 small jar of cherry jam. Instructions: Grease

Society | April 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 847

Pets: Your Dog Can Be a Star

Do you think your dog might like her moment of fame? Try entering her in a parade or coming up with a special holiday outfit. You might start out with simple props like a sun visor for the beach or a neckerchief for Western flair.

Society | April 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 396

Health: Spring Allergies

Allergies happen when your immune system -- which normally protects your body against invading agents -- overreacts to a minor annoyance. When an allergic person inhales pollen, the immune system falsely identifies these particles as a threat and mobilize

Society | April 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 302

Fashion: Flowery and Fresh

Spring is a time for all things flowery and fresh: floaty dresses, soft Easter egg colors and feminine details. This spring designers went soft with these traditional favorites and more.

Society | April 18, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 320

Forty Companies Joined Bulgarian Pret-a-porter Spring/Summer 2003

Forty companies joined Bulgarian Pret-a-Porter Spring/Summer 2003, including producers of ready-to-wear clothes, fashion houses, designers and importers.

Society | April 17, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 469

Interior Ministry Wins over Diplomats in Bulgaria 2:1 in Charity Match

The team of the Interior Ministry defeated the team of diplomats and foreign businessmen in Bulgaria 2:1 at the third fundraising football match, organized by Sweden's Ambassador Sten Ask and Chief Secretary with the Interior Ministry Gen. Boyko Borissov.

Society | April 17, 2003, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 547

Mister "Shock and Awe" Arrived in Bulgaria

Harlan Ulman, the "defense intellectual", whose book was used to plan the military operation in Baghdad, arrived in Bulgaria on Sunday at the invitation of "George C. Marshal Association".

Society | April 14, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 570

UNESCO Releases USD 25, 000 for Bulgarian Church Restoration

UNESCO is to release USD 25, 000 of aid for the restoration of the church "Saints 40 Martyrs" in the town of Veliko Tarnovo, which was damaged by landslides at the beginning of the year. UNESCO will sign a contract with an official Bulgarian institution

Society | April 13, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1474

Health: Abdominal Fats

Physicians and health columnists have been exhorting the public for years to pare saturated fats from the diet. Johns Hopkins University researchers tie high-saturated-fat diets to a second risk factor for cardiovascular disease: abdominal fat.

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 379

Forks&Corks: Vanilla Ice Cream & Cherry Sorbet

Ingredients for vanilla ice cream: 1 cup heavy cream, 1 cup light cream, ? cup sugar, ? tsp vanilla extract 1 pinch salt. Ingredients for cherry sorbet: 1 liter fresh cherries, or frozen or canned, juice of 3 lemons, 1 cup + 2 tbsp sugar (225 g), ? cup w

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 381

Getting There: Kovachevitsa

Kovatchevitsa is a village, situated in the far western part of the Rhodopi Mountains.

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 562

Pets: Healing with Love

We love our furry and feathered pals, but did you know your pet can help you heal faster, lower blood pressure, ease mild depression, and help you live longer? Some psychologists are even using animals in therapy sessions. Animals can also be great helper

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 345

Fashion: Spring in White

There is nothing more refreshingly dynamic, youthful and unsullied on first impression. But white is also a sitting duck for ink, dogs, newsprint and bouillabaisse.

Society | April 11, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 318

Wesley Snipes Arrived in Sofia, Ready to Shoot Sunday

Blade's super star Wesley Snipes arrived in Bulgaria yesterday at 13.35 with a flight from Frankfurt.

Society | April 9, 2003, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 876

Wesley Snipes Begins Shooting in Sofia

Blade's famous star Wesley Snipes is expected to arrive in Sofia any day now. On Sunday he will start filming his new action "Nine Lives", where he plays an ex -soldier, suffering post-traumatic stress after the war in Kosovo.

Society | April 8, 2003, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 639

Western Christian Easter Celebrations at the Hilton Sofia

Seasons Restaurant at Hilton Sofia prepares special Western Christian Easter Celebrations for its visitors April 18-20.

Society | April 7, 2003, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 417

Sofia Charity Concerts Focus on World Day of Tuberculosis

A charity concert was held at the Central Military Club April 6 in aid of children infected with tuberculosis.

Society | April 6, 2003, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 437

Sofia Boasts One of Europe's Biggest Multiplex Cinemas

One of Europe's biggest multiplex cinemas "Arena" was officially opened Thursday in downtown Sofia.

Society | April 5, 2003, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1174

Matrix Sequel Premieres at Cannes Film Festival

The debut of Matrix Reloaded is set for this year's Cannes Film Festival - the world's leading movie showcase.

Society | April 4, 2003, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 478
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