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Loving Bulgarian Wine At DiVino: In Pictures And Podcast

Nov 24, 2016 No Comments by

Tasting wine at DiVino is a huge pleasure for me and something look forward to like a child looks forward to Christmas. After my recent review of the places for wine lovers to visit in Plovdiv, I was excited to review some of the star wines of the DiVino show 2016 with Mitko Nikolov from apollowine.com. [...]

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World Travel Awards 2017: Bansko Wins Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria

Nov 21, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko wins Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria at the World Travel Awards. Bansko wins this for 4th time in a row with a record vote. This is the second distinction for the winter capital of balkans within 3 days after the award in Brussels for European City of Sport for the 2017. “Bansko can be [...]

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Season pass prices announced: Buy now!

Nov 14, 2016 No Comments by

If you’re spending the ski season in Bansko then you may now buy a season lift pass. I’m a long time season pass and, apart from staying at the Kempinski hotel, is how you can be guarantee to be in the VIP queue for the gondola lift.   Click here for 2017 lift pass prices [...]

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Snow and weather report for Bansko: Join me live

Nov 14, 2016 No Comments by

Saturday we went to take a look any the flood damage on the snow road. So do scroll down to see that video. But the real excitement was seeing more snow on Todorka peak. Lower temperatures coming and this should mean that snow making can resume. Here is my report from Sunday. This was also [...]

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Bansko awarded European Sports City 2017

Nov 14, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko seems to have impressed the accreditation committee for European Capital and Cities of Sports association (ACES Europe). This news announced confirmed to me by ACES joins 400 other European cities carrying the title of sports capitals. Maybe because Bansko has one million plus tourists per year and that it has had ten International ski [...]

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Bansko Mountain Film Fest 23rd to 27th November 2016

Nov 08, 2016 No Comments by

The Bansko Mountain Film Fest runs from 23rd to 27th November 2016. Once again, I’ll be doing my best to go see as many of the 120 films showing as I can. In particular, as a paraglider pilot, I am set to meet the guest Red Bull pilot, Paul Gushlbauer. Paul was born in Austria [...]

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Planning Your First Ski Trip To Bansko: Taking Control

Nov 05, 2016 No Comments by

Planning your first ski or snowboarding trip can be daunting. I put together a comprehensive article listing all the winter and spring time school holidays in the UK, Ireland, Romania, Serbia, Greece, Turkey and Russia. Click here to help you plan when to visit Bansko. In this article (you can read part 1 by clicking here) I’ve updated [...]

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