With a budget of about forty thousand the options you have for a fun, comfortable and practical sports car are pretty good. Unless you’re looking for something more specific. Maybe you want to hear turbos spool every morning or you want an obnoxiously loud V8 with 400+ horsepower. Sure you can settle for an EcoBoost or an '01 Cobra and call it a day but you’re better than that.
Bulgaria, if nothing else, is beautiful. Between its vast sandy beaches and its cute, timely old towns, there's plenty of sightseeing to be done. If you're a keen photographer then I'd say it is definitely one for the bucket list. I'm no Annie Leibovitz but even I could capture its beauty.
Normally, I don't like to think of cars in terms of resale value. Doing so, however, is actually a smart way to make your dollar go further. It may seem like a trivial measurement to make, but you'll thank yourself in a few years when you decide you need something new and you get that much more on your trade-in value.
Humans are social creatures. We were designed to survive in large numbers, and when we are alone, we suffer. As a species, we need to have friends around us in order to feel healthy, well, and centered.