Kempinski Earns Title Of Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel

Nov 24, 2014 No Comments by

For a second consecutive year, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko won the coveted accolade for “Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel” at the annual World Ski Awards 2014. The winners were announced during the official gala ceremony, which took place on Saturday, 22 November at Hotel A-ROSA Kitzbühel in Austria as part of a three-day programme of [...]

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Bansko Property Prices Recover

Nov 19, 2014 No Comments by

Cristian Zarnescu, has just informed me that Bansko property prices recover from their lowest point. And he predicted this last year here. I speculated that we are at, or very close to the bottom, in terms of real estate prices here in Bansko nearly two years ago. So we’re feeling a little smug right now. But [...]

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Transforming Bansko; Le Passage The New Entertainment Complex

Nov 11, 2014 2 Comments by

My recent podcast with Blake Gee as one of the managers of the new Le Passage entertainment building reveals the exciting plans for what looks set to be a bold move to bring something new and different to Bansko. The restaurant and bar scene has always been one of Bansko’s strong points. But now I [...]

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Japanese Fusion In Bansko

Nov 08, 2014 No Comments

I cannot help sharing with you my latest and definitely the best so far culinary experience in Bulgaria. And it was here in Bansko. I went to the 3rd Premier Gastronomy Festival at the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort. It’s an annual event and specialises in bringing famous chefs to Bansko. I’ve always enjoyed the food here [...]

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Lift Pass Prices 2015

Oct 30, 2014 No Comments

  Lift pass prices for 2014/15 ski season which is opening on 13th December 2014 are not yet announced. We expect them to be the very similar to last year which are shown below:  Bansko Blog’s early prebook lift passes, ski hire, lessons and transfers are live and ready for bookings. These Lift Pass Prices were 2013/14. [...]

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Snow Falling And Tips For The Ski Season

Oct 25, 2014 2 Comments

Bansko ski season is now in sight. Snow falling on the slopes of Bansko always bring to me a sense of anticipation of the season that lies ahead.   Snow forecast I anticipate around 10cm on higher slope over the next 24 hours. Cold temperatures to remain for at least the next five days. I’m [...]

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White Truffles At The Kempinski

Oct 13, 2014 No Comments

White truffles with pasta The Kempinski Grand Arena Bansko will treat gourmands with the ultimate Italian culinary temptation; a delicious white truffle menu. This is something I can recommend without any hesitation because last year I tried the pasta with white truffles dish at the Kempinski. A plate of food I have regularly craved to [...]

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