Yes, I’ve been in Sofia, Bulgaria since March 1st. Entered with 3-month visa on arrival and then extended for an additional 3 months. I plan to leave in late August. Where to next? Have to see what is open… Maybe Macedonia!
Bulgaria… First really cool thing is that it’s super cheap. Wife and I have a hard time spending 1,500 USD an month and that’s for everything! In Sofia, lot’s of parks and people hang out spots. Not a large population and we like that. Easy to find decent food and bake goods are delicious! On the negative (for us) is there is a huge nicotine addiction here. Smoke is everywhere, there is no escaping it. I’m certain the addiction starts in childhood via second hand smoke and by 13-14 the kids are sucking on the drug themselves.
I lived on Bush and Jones for years and I miss burritos most. But if it’s Chinatown ou miss then yes, Taipei is the place. They speak Mandarin there so if you have picked up any SF Cantonese you’re out of luck! But the food… fantastic!