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Bulgaria Now Podcast is the weekly show for investing, business with travel and living topics. Lance Nelson and his co-hosts interview the movers and shakers in Bulgaria. Essential listening for anyone who has a stake in Bulgaria.

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@bansko

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#98 Sofia Science Festival: Patagonia With Enuat Izagirre

5/13/2017
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Eñaut Izagirre is a ski-mountaineering specialist with ski and climbing experience in the Pyrenees, Norway and the Alps, and recently in Patagonia. Clive from sofiaglobe.com join me to with Enuat his research in glaciers and climate change. From the Science Festival organised by britishcouncil.bg. Did you enjoy this show? If so, then subscribe in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bulgaria-now-podcast/id889642431?mt=2 Support independent content that you'll find here. Show your...

Duration: 00:09:08


#99 Trophy Hunting with Joanna Bagniewski

5/13/2017
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The last in a series of three interview from the Sofia Science Festival. Join Clive (sofiaglobe.com)joins me with Joanna Bagniewski to about Trophy Hunting. Can this really be something that conserves wildlife? It's complicated. ;) If you enjoyed this show as much as we did making it then subscribe in Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast player. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bulgaria-now-podcast/id889642431?mt=2 Want to support the show? Then I appreciate your donations of your...

Duration: 00:41:43


#97 Whisky Time With Ewan Henderson Of The Lost Whisky Company

5/11/2017
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A Sherry bomb, leather nose and warm sweet spices. Oh yay! Ewan educates informs. Recorded at the British Council's Science Festival. I'm sorry for the long break in podcasts, caused by the heavy winter workload. Did you enjoy this show? If so, then subscribe in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bulgaria-now-podcast/id889642431?mt=2 Support independent content that you'll find here. Show your appreciation by donating a few of your satoshi (Bitcoin) or Ethers (Etherium)to help...

Duration: 00:30:05


#96 Warren Mace: Offering Something Different

1/28/2017
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Warren Mace co-owner of Starfish Coffee and Champagne Bar in Bansko, Crown Interiors, Crown facilities management and Crown property management businesses in Bansko talks about his work philosophy, his life in Bansko and his passion for design. I'm sorry for the long break in podcasts, caused by the heavy winter workload. Did you enjoy this show? If so, then subscribe in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bulgaria-now-podcast/id889642431?mt=2 Support independent content that...

Duration: 00:31:21


#95 New Bulgarian Wine: At DiVino With Mitko Nikolov

11/23/2016
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Wine lovers will love this episode. The contents of my wine glass emptied with pleasure whilst talking about the new wines on show at DiVino. Mitko Nikolov, from Decanter Wine magazine judge and apollowine.com owner reveals some stunning new reds, whites, port style. Single varieties such as Cabernet Franc, Mavrud, Dimyat and Rubin raise the bar of the Bulgarian wine scene. Pour your self a large one and settle down to hear about the wines that impress us. Did you enjoy this show? If so,...

Duration: 00:25:18


#93 Bitcoin Pop: Fastest One Gets All the Money

11/4/2016
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https://www.bullbearanalytics.com/ use discount code BTCBG for 5% off your subscription https://purse.io/?_a=BitcoinBulgaria to save 15%+ on all your purchases on Amazon. (affiliate link) Bitcoin has had a pop in price back to pre Bitfinex hack days. What's driving this? Nikolay Mitev and Lance Nelson review the last week's events. ZCash, securing your private key and all things Bitcoin. Did you enjoy this show? If so, then subscribe in iTunes:...

Duration: 00:45:48


#89 Expats vs expats: What kinds are there?

10/20/2016
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Save 15%+ on ALL your Amazon purchases. Use this link: https://purse.io/?_a=BitcoinBulgaria You save, and you help the show every time you shop. (using the link does not affect the money you save on Amazon). Imanuel Marcus joins me for a deep dive into expats. What type are you? Are you a Bulgarian living in the US, the UK, Germany wherever? Are you working for a short while or there for the long haul? Some interesting insights and much more on foreignersandfriends.com Did you enjoy this...

Duration: 00:21:49


#83 The Trump grumps, Hillary hilarity and Bokova knockover

9/21/2016
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Support the show and use this link https://purse.io/?_a=BitcoinBulgaria to save 15%+ on ALL your Amazon purchases. Clive, Imanuel and Marcus and Lance talk politics. UN elections -- err Bokova! Clinton and The Trump. "The Internet Of Money" book. Another bitcoin show coming up soon. In the meantime, check out episode Bitcoin Baby: https://soundcloud.com/lancelot-nelson/76-bitcoin-baby and Manuel's foot is looking worse by the minute. Did you enjoy this show? If so, then subscribe in...

Duration: 00:13:57


#81 A Lot Of Shouting Involved

9/13/2016
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Long time expat Imanuel Marcus joins me to talk about the business of music shows and festivals in Bulgaria. Tales of the demanding "talent", some shouting and peculiar views of Bulgarians. A rant on driving and news on a special new Alliance that will set the standard of independent journalism in Bulgaria. Stay tuned for more. Did you enjoy this show? If so, then subscribe in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bansko/id491461324?ls=1&mt=8 Support independent content that you'll find...

Duration: 00:27:31


#79 An Entrepreneurial Playground In The Mountain: CoWorking Bansko

9/2/2016
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CoWorking in the mountains is now a reality. Matthias Zeitler, Irina Pandeva, and their client Cynthia, talk to me about their new initiative for coworking space that is putting Bansko on the map for digital nomads. Did you enjoy this show? If so, then follow and subscribe in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bansko/id491461324?ls=1&mt=8 Show your appreciation by tossing a few of your satoshi (Bitcoin) or Ethers (Etherium)to help Bulgaria Now grow and get better. Bitcoin:...

Duration: 00:16:31


#78 Restaurant Week

8/29/2016
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Foodie time folks. The team from Sofia Restaurant Week join me to talk about food and restaurants. Is the once limited restaurant scene getting better? ... errr Yes. But how much further have things got to go? Why is their still so much crappy service in BG? What's holding back so many restaurants to improve their game? Training? Money? Skills shortage? I, Lance Nelson, attempt to answer these questions with Christine, Paromita, Nasko and Nikki and give you the low down on the 11th to 17th...

Duration: 00:24:14


#77 No Smoke Without Fire

8/24/2016
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There is no smoke without fire. What's going on in the wild lawless west that's called Bulgaria? Clive Levieve-Sawyer joins me to join the dots. As always things are not as they always seem at first sight. From Plovdiv's warehouse to shootings on the Black Sea coast. Amazing that Mitko "The Eyes" survives. And Clive takes a first look at the OneCoin story. Much more on this story to unfold over the coming months, me thinks. Did you enjoy this show? Your Bitcoin or Etherium donation is...

Duration: 00:29:18


#75 Terry Kyle: On Moving A Tech Business To Sofia

8/15/2016
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Terry evaluates many countries before deciding on Bulgaria. His business employs thirty people in the centre of Sofia. Non corporate fun style. Entrepreneurship, animals and a fascinating take on life. Unmissable content for anyone interested in setting up a business or looking to move a business to Bulgaria. Did you enjoy this show? The show you support - Bitcoin or Etherium donation appreciated. Bitcoin: 14p5UwavaPuTXRHPLcEuw192Zpe2sXRFxh Etherium:...

Duration: 00:29:09


#74 Interview with Imanuel Marcus and Justin Chapman of Foreigners And Friends

8/8/2016
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Foreignersandfreinds.com is the new website from Imanuel Marcus and Justin Chapman, so I was keen to get to know more about them and their new venture. I ask them about how they ended up in Bulgaria. I learned about censorship on a Facebook Group. Guess what? That annoyed them! Motivated to write promote and create a site that is aligned to their values. For more go to www.foreignersandfirends.com and https://www.facebook.com/foreignersinsofiaandfriends/ Did you enjoy this show? The show...

Duration: 00:26:59


#73 Bitcoin Entrepreneurs, And Brothers, Joshua And Zachary Harvey. From The USA To Bulgaria. Part 1

8/3/2016
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Bitcoin BTM Entrepreneurs Joshua And Zachary Harvey of www.lamassu.is share their life's journey with your host, Lance Nelson. Listen to their incredible story which takes them from guitar retail business in Israel to the influence of the New Hampshire Free State Project. Listen to how their long time involvement in the Bitcoin community from the days when BTC was at $4! They meet others in New Hampshire decide on building a Bitcoin ATM. A Bitcoin ATM ("BTM") is a great introduction to...

Duration: 00:29:43


#72 Virtual Reality And Oculus Rift With Momchil Alexiev

7/13/2016
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Ever wondered what the fuss is all about with virtuality reality? So dd I until this show. Momchil Alexiev, entrepreneur, and Virtual Reality film maker gives an insight to the future. I experience the Oculus Rift on the show -- and see that the future may have just arrived. How can virtual reality help our lives? How can film makers make the most of this technology? This am more in this week's podcast. Support the show with Bitcoin and Etherium. Bitcoin: 14p5UwavaPuTXRHPLcEuw192Zpe2sXRFxh...

Duration: 00:20:54


#71 Community And Knowledge Interview With Mihaela Savova Of 1Hub

7/6/2016
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Mihaela Savova, co-founder of 1Hub is my guest Rebecca and Henk Ovebeek of Bulgaria Now sponsors, aidos.bg join me as we learn more how a co-working space is helping entrepreneurship in Bulgaria. Crowdio and Software University are two of the start-ups we learn about. Support the show with Bitcoin and Etherium. Bitcoin: 14p5UwavaPuTXRHPLcEuw192Zpe2sXRFxh Etherium: 0x37495dEBfB8cF961EF439664C0B3e1c10b3A05f3 Show notes at www.bulgarianow.bg Sponsors http://aidos.bg - accountancy services and...

Duration: 00:29:49


#70 Summer Travel Tips. The Special Guests Episode

6/29/2016
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Where are the hidden gems to travel to in Bulgaria this summer? Are you sure where will suit you and your family this summer? Should you visit Serbia? John Murray, Nasko Tonchev, Nikolai Mitev join Rebecca and I to share the places we know and enjoy. Enjoy the Bulgaria Now Podcast summer travel guest special episode. Support the show with Bitcoin and Etherium. Bitcoin: 14p5UwavaPuTXRHPLcEuw192Zpe2sXRFxh Etherium: 0x37495dEBfB8cF961EF439664C0B3e1c10b3A05f3 Show notes at www.bulgarianow.bg...

Duration: 00:27:26


#69 Travel Tips The Summer Special Episode

6/22/2016
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Where should you to travel to in Bulgaria this summer? Can you find the best of the Black Sea coast? Which hidden gems await you this summer? My co-hosts, Rebecca Richardson, Eric Halsey, Philip Walsh and I answer these questions and more in the second Bulgaria Now Podcast summer travel special. Listen to last week's show here: https://soundcloud.com/lancelot-nelson/70-summer-travel-tips-the-special-guests-episode Support the show with Bitcoin and Etherium. Bitcoin:...

Duration: 00:29:41


#68 Hilda Kazasyan Talks About Her Life Of Music And Food At Egur Egur

6/18/2016
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Hilda Kazasyan is my guest. She is a renowned Jazz singer and owner of Armenian Egur Egur restaurants in Sofia, Bansko and Sozopol as well as Studio 5 Jazz club in Sofia. Hilda talks to me about her passions for food, her views of communist times and her mission in life. Outspoken, passionate Hilda provides real insight into what communism destroyed Bulgaria and how new world is still being built. Support the show - donate using Bitcoin or Ethers Bitcoin: 14p5UwavaPuTXRHPLcEuw192Zpe2sXRFxh...

Duration: 00:19:12

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