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Sofia



Can you save money?

Yes. Life is cheaper here overall. - May 17, 2016
Maybe if you limit your regional travel. - Dec 18, 2014
NO. - Nov 23, 2014
YES.. - Aug 16, 2014
The cost of living is about 50% lower than in Western Europe and about 30% cheaper than East Coast U.S. cities. Rent, utility bills, and helpers are significantly cheaper than in the U.S. That being said, the cost of living has increased drastically since accession to the EU in 2007 and will likely continue to increase, and more so when Bulgaria joins the Euro zone in 2015 or so. It's sometimes hard to imagine how people make ends meet with 300 euros a month. - Jun 3, 2011
Well, it would seem so, but we haven't been... - Oct 30, 2009
Absolutely. Sofia and Bulgaria in general is very reasonable in comparison with Western Europe. Prices have increased in the past year and the U.S. Dollar will buy you less these days. - Feb 9, 2008