Frequently Asked Questions When Booking Your Bansko Ski Package: Video

Oct 25, 2016 No Comments by

Are you looking at booking quality discounted ski hire, lessons, lift passes and transfers? If so, then and bansko app is the right place to be. Watch the video to see how it is done, then click on the image above or the colourful writing below to go to the pricing and booking tool. FAQ’s [...]

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Wine Lovers Weekend In Plovdiv: Top 5 Places To Visit

Oct 23, 2016 No Comments by

Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture 2019, is my favourite city in Bulgaria. So John, a friend from the UK, and a regular Bansko visitor came to visit me the other weekend. Now was the time for me to show-off the delights of what Plovdiv has to offer a fellow wine lover. Plovdiv is a two [...]

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Ski season starts 17th December 2016; the Countdown begins

Oct 13, 2016 No Comments by

The Bansko 2016/17 ski season officially opens on 17th December 2016. The countdown begins. The opening ceremony as well as my first day on the pistes is one I always look forward to. EDIT: If there is sufficient snow, Ulen inform me that the lifts will open on the 1st December. The snow higher up [...]

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Lift Pass Prices 2017

Oct 13, 2016 No Comments

Bansko lift pass prices 2016/17 will be published here. The 2016/17 prices are not yet announced but I am guessing they will be similar to last season’s prices shown below. Click here to save €€€’s on your 6, 9 and 13 day lift passes as well as from 1+ days your discounted ski, snowboard hire, lessons and transfers. [...]

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A walk on the piste

Oct 10, 2016 No Comments

The countdown to the ski season has begun and it’s time to take a stroll on the pistes before the snow arrives. In the video I show Shiligarnika, the super fast 6 person chair lift, the merging of runs and discuss events that are coming up. Autumn is here and with the Premier Gastronomy Fest [...]

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Bulgarian Independent Media Alliance

Oct 09, 2016 No Comments

Bulgarian Independent Media Alliance (“BIMA”) is a joint project by Clive Leviev-Sawyer, owner of The Sofia Globe, me (Lance Nelson, owner of Bansko Blog, Bansko App and Bulgaria Now Podcast, and Imanuel Marcus of Foreigners and Friends Magazine. Our team boasts a variety of nationalities – just like our international and expatriate audiences. On the [...]

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In Bansko, blessed by God and the queen of sex

Oct 09, 2016 No Comments

Takis Dretakkis is the general manager of the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort in Bansko who opens up to me to talk about his passion for Bansko, for the Gastronomy Festival, for hospitality and for sex. You see, I knew the teachings of his girlfriend, Natalia. Quite a co-incidence that my girlfriend had attended one of [...]

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