The total number of trips Bulgarian citizens have made within the country and abroad dropped by 11% for the second quarter of 2010, according to preliminary data from Bulgaria’s National Statistics Institute.

However, Bulgarians made about 23% more trips abroad in the second quarter this year, in comparison to the period April-June 2009, while the trips within the country dropped by 17%.

According to the data, vacations and trips have been the most common reason for the Bulgarians to travel abroad.