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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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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 by

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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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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