What is Life Like for Bulgarias’ Wealthiest Man Vasil Bojkov?

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Have you ever wondered what life would be like if you were a billionaire like Vasil Bojkov? What would you choose to do with your time if money was no object at all? We have all heard the phrase “money can’t buy happiness” but most of us would jump at the chance to put that theory to the test!

Vasil Bojkov came from humble beginnings and is a self-made billionaire, which must have undoubtedly taken a huge amount of hard work and self determination to achieve. Today he enjoys the fruits of his labour and it’s well deserved, whilst at the same time he is also able to make a valuable contribution with his passion for art and history.

Vasil is a great example of someone who has used his vast fortune to create a better life not only for himself but to help his country also. He has worked tirelessly to preserve, restore and exhibit his amazing collection of Thracian artefacts that are quickly becoming world renowned for their unique beauty and rarity. He also has a fleet of private jets and helicopters that he lends to the Bulgarian Government for medical and public service missions.

So how does a man with such amazing resources enjoy himself aside from his endeavours to contribute towards the greater good?

Luxury yacht trips: Chartering his yacht to far flung and exciting places is a big part of his lifestyle and one of his favourite ways to spend his free time. During the summer months he will board his luxury yacht to travel the world. He especially loves going to Mykonos, a little Greek Island. It’s a particularly favoured spot to throw lavish parties to celebrate his birthday with his family and friends. Mykonos is a gorgeous place and the welcoming islanders have come to be fondly familiar with these annual celebrations. Another favourite yachting destination is the Philippines, navigating the glorious balmy Indian Ocean in Asia. You will also often see him frequenting the South of France during the summer months. Enjoying the sights and sounds of Monaco and San Tropez.

Partying: Vasil is well known amongst friends as being quite the party animal, you’ll often see him at some of the best parties in the world rubbing shoulders with the likes of Leonardo Dicaprio, Kate Moss and Mick Jagger to name a few!

Watches: Another thing that Vasil thoroughly enjoys spending his money on is his incredible collection of watches, which is worth a jaw dropping €25 million. The most expensive watch in his collection is the exquisite Paul Newman Rolex Daytona that has a tidy price tag of £13.5 million pounds.

Watching sporting events in style: Vasil is an avid sports fan, he can be seen at major sporting events in a private box enjoying the event in style. He attended the 2016 Brazil Olympics to watch the games & competitions and he also had a private box with a prime view at the 2018 Russian World Cup Games.

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Aviation: It’s no secret that Vasil Bojkov adores his private jets and helicopters. He has one special one that he bought himself that is worth $35 million dollars, called Global Express.Cars: OK so what luxury lifestyle would complete without a luxury car or two? Vasil has a rather stunning collection himself. He was the first proud owner of a Jaguar car in Bulgaria, he has been a lifelong fan of the famous British brand. He also owns a gorgeous BMW 7 Series fully loaded with the maximum level of security and armour. Another car in his collection is a delectable Maybach, which also happens to be the most expensive Maybach ever produced and is valued at around £2 million pounds.

About the author Iliyana Ivanova is a journalist and historian born in Bulgaria but currently based in London, UK. She has studied at Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and graduated from the Faculty of History with a BA in Archeology and MA in Ancient History and Thracian Studies. Throughout the years, Iliyana has organized various cultural and historical events back in Bulgaria with the idea to reveal little-known-information about the ancient world of Thrace. She continues her practice in the UK as well with the main goal to promote the history and ancient treasures of Bulgaria. Currently, her main focus is one of the most fascinating private collections of Thracian artefacts – that of the philanthropist and collector Vasil Bojkov. Her personal blog contains articles about the pieces owned by Vasil Bojkov, their meaning to her country and the world, his personal life, and all the deeds, charity events, and exhibitions initiated by him.

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