4 Essentials For A Weekend In The Mountains

Aug 24, 2016 No Comments by

Before you head off for a weekend in the mountains, make sure you’re prepared. Here are four essential items every mountain adventure needs: Disclosure: This is sponsored content and the views here do not necessarily reflect those of the blog owner. Smartphone A smartphone is the perfect companion. Because of its small size and variety [...]

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Bansko Opera Fest

Aug 08, 2016 No Comments by

Tha Bansko Opera Fest is now an annual treat for summer visitors to Bansko. This annual event, now in  its 7th year will take place in the open air, in the central square of Bansko on August 25th, 26th and 27th 2016. Admission is free. The highlight for many, including me, will be Joseph and the [...]

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The Road To Nowhere MTB Race 30th to 31st July 2016

Jul 22, 2016 No Comments by

One of the great success stories in promoting summer MTB tourism in Bansko is trailsystem.org. And the start of this came from a dedicated bunch of mtb enthusiasts starting the annual Road To Nowhere MTB race in Bansko. Impeccable organisation, fabulous routes and some top riders to aspire to. Contact and more info: trailsystem@gmail.com +359888551414 [...]

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Poke´mon Go, Virtual Reality and Skiing

Jul 20, 2016 No Comments

Very bizarre — I’ve had three dreams over the past week about being back on the Bansko slopes. It’s the peak summer month of July,  for heaven’s sake.  But this got me thinking about how skiing, the emerging tech of Virtual Reality (“VR”) and the huge Pokemon Go app explosion will help shape the ski experience of [...]

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Bansko Jazz Fest 2016 – 6th to 13th August

Jul 18, 2016 No Comments

The Bansko Jazz Fest 2016 is here. Better than ever before. Kicking off on the 6th August and finishing with Joss Stone headlining on the 13th August. I can’t wait as it is the best week to be in Bansko in the summer. What’s more, if you need a transfer then help support banskoblog.com and buy [...]

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Bansko Beat Festival 15th to 16th July 2016

Jul 15, 2016 No Comments

Bansko Beat is back for another year. In the main square this free concert is looking interesting. I took a look at alternative rock act, Nuance. Here’s their video of them performing their latest hit, “Daylight”. The festival takes place at Bansko’s Nikola Vaptsarov Square. Free admission. More info on https://www.facebook.com/BanskoBeat/?fref=ts

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Summer Gondola Lift Opening Times 2016

Jul 08, 2016 No Comments

The Bansko gondola lift is now open all days  Subscribe to my newsletter to receive an email when I receive news. The weather is set to be good for the whole of the weekend, and at least the next ten days. There is only a small risk of thunder storms next Thursday and Friday.   [...]

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