They are easily recognizable as all “buns” look just like the local pop folk singers and are pretty much the same.
Even though I am Bulgarian by origin, I lived abroad for quite some years and I find it really hard to communicate with most of the local women, since my interests in literature, adventure and photography are rarely shared by them.
Birth control pills for men are not yet available in Bulgaria, however the ones for women can be bought at any pharmacy without prescription.
The most commonly bought brand is “Yasmine.” You can just walk into a pharmacy and get them – they cost around 8-10 euros.
There are two well-known chains of groceries around Bulgaria (Lilly’s and DM), which offer some really good products as well, including intimate wet tissues – a real life-saver when a woman is on the go!
Condoms are sold absolutely everywhere in Bulgaria including supermarkets, petrol stations, small local stores, etc.
Oh, most importanly: except for the “macho” boys, nobody really makes the first move.
I am not exactly a foreigner yet not totally a local.
If you have married Bulgarian friends for example, try inviting them for a beer after work – most of them will tell you that they have to ask the missis if they can go.
There’s a group of women in Bulgaria, who are called “buns.” This is supposed to describe a type of girl with fillers in her lips, a boob job, perfectly straight hair and a ton of make up.
Gynecologists offer additional methods of contraception, such as injections, and even though you can purchase them at any pharmacy, a visit to the doctor is recommended.
There are lots of gynecologists in Bulgaria and it’s extremely easy to find one.
If you’re used to having your 1m diameter personal space you can forget about it – no Bulgarian will ever understand this concept.