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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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Summer Gondola Lift Opening Times 2016

Jul 08, 2016 No Comments by

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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My Favourite Places To Visit In Bulgaria

Jun 23, 2016 No Comments by

So many people I meet in Bansko are here for a few days in the summer. Visiting just Bansko would be like visiting London and only seeing Buckingham Palace. There is so much more. Every year I receive emails asking for tips on an itinerary that will satisfy the family travelling to Bulgaria. I offer something [...]

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The First Run Experience In Bansko

Jan 28, 2016 No Comments by

The First Run experience is now available to book in Bansko. I joined the resort manager, Ivan Obreykov to try it out. I was a little tired and nervous — yeah I know excuses excuses… but here’s the video that Ivan put together. The experience is for the passionate skiers and snowboarders who want to [...]

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Dextrophobia Bansko. Can You Escape The Room?

Jan 21, 2016 No Comments by

So you’re in Bansko and want something different to do? Well there is something new in town which I have just experienced and you may want to try. In fact it is quite new in Bulgaria and I bet not many of us have had the chance, or opportunity, to try it. It’s called Dextrophobia [...]

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The Road To Nowhere Mountain Bike Race

Jun 24, 2015 No Comments by

The Road To Nowhere Mountain Bike race 2015 continues its continuous annual race for the last weekend in July 25th and 26th July. Organised by James Hughes, the Road To Nowhere MTB event is set to be more inclusive for all the family than ever before. Additional EU money has been made available. See Trail [...]

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It’s Bansko Summer 2015; Here’s What To Do And When

Jun 08, 2015 No Comments by

The Bansko summer season has started, so here’s the calendar of events you need to know about. I think it’s these events that will make this summer in Bansko the one that offers visitors, and residents, more reasons to enjoy Bansko. Those that know, know; and I’m seeing more and more familiar faces return every [...]

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