The Good Beer Show 2nd August and 9th August 2014

Jul 19, 2014 No Comments by

The Bansko Good Beer Show is back for the third year running.  The Bansko Good Beer Show is being held both on the 2nd August and the 9th August. With craft beer from six countries, both regular and new beer and cider drinkers are catered for. So if you’re over for the Bansko Jazz Fest [...]

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No Gondola Lift Operating For Summer 2014: Bus time table

Jul 17, 2014 No Comments by

The Gondola lift is closed for maintenance for Summer 2014. A big shame, but there is an upside; there’s a bus — see the timetable below. It takes you up to Vihren hut. Vihren hut is where most the walking routes start from and the ride costs just 6 leva each way (€3 approx) per [...]

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Bansko Jazz Festival 2014

Jul 17, 2014 No Comments by

The Bansko Jazz Festival 2014 programme is here. Better than ever. I think so. It’s number seventeen and will prove to be as popular as ever. I love the fact that the town comes to life during the Jazz Festival week; so I am sure you will too. Like last year, the third annual Beer [...]

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The Road To Nowhere MTB 2014 July 26th and 27th

Jul 17, 2014 No Comments

The Road To Nowhere MTB race 2014 is on July 26th and July 27th. I can’t recommend this mountain biking event enough. Super fun and this year I believe it will be better that ever. New routes and varying difficulties for varying fitness and skill levels. A great event for the less regular cyclists. I [...]

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Bulgaria: An Untapped European Gem

Jul 17, 2014 No Comments

Today I have a sponsored article that takes a look at things outside Bansko. As far as tourist destinations go, Bulgaria often flies under the radar. It doesn’t get the hype of other popular European nations, such as Spain or Greece, but I think it is every bit as spectacular. So read on for a [...]

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Will You Like These Bulgarian Wines?

Jun 30, 2014 No Comments

It’s been a while since I took a look at wine. The last time was a tasting of Bulgarian rose wine. Prior to that I wrote about the wines from Midiladare Estate and before then I compiled my Top 10 Bulgarian wines: but vintages have changed. Join me as I set about a Summer of wine discovery. No [...]

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Top 10 summer activities to do in Bansko

Jun 26, 2014 No Comments

Bansko in the summer season. As we heard in Jonathan Allen’s recent audio interview  part 2, hiking is one of the things he enjoys to do in Bansko. I would also recommend listening to my recent podcast conversation with two hoteliers on Bansko’s summer activities. So with temperatures rising the Bulgaria summer has now arrived [...]

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