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Kempinski Wins Bulgaria’s Best Ski Hotel

Nov 21, 2017 No Comments by

The Kempinski Hotel in Bansko has won the best ski hotel in Bulgaria award from the World Ski Awards. This is their fourth win of this award; the others being in 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2016 the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort won this award. This award was presented in Kitzbuel in Austria and those [...]

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Bansko Film Fest 22nd to 26th November 2017

Nov 15, 2017 No Comments by

The Bansko Mountain Film Fest 2017 comes to town for the 22nd to the 26th November 2017. I love mountains from many memorable moments flying above them on my paraglider, riding on my mountain bike and of course skiing on then in the ski season. The number of films to watch is huge. Here’s the [...]

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Protests For A Second Bansko Gondola Lift

Nov 14, 2017 No Comments by

Protests campaigning for a second gondola lift for Bansko were made yesterday. The slogan: “Bansko Against The Green Mafia“. I find it hard to comment on this topic because I suspect the issues and the politics are more complex than the media reveals. I strongly suspect that the real truth on gondola permission is known only [...]

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Di Vino Wine Exhibition 17th, 18th and 19th November — NDK, Sofia

Nov 07, 2017 No Comments by

My favourite wine event of the year, DiVino Taste exhibition is here very soon. The seventh DiVino.Taste exhibition at the NDK, Sofia in Halls 7, 8 and 9 from 17th to 19th November 2017. Book your tickets by 14th November for lowest rates from just 12 leva per person. As a wine enthusiast I can [...]

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Bansko Ski Season Opens on 16th December 2017

Nov 06, 2017 No Comments by

The Bansko ski season opens on 16th December 2017. As usual, I will be there to enjoy the feeling of anticipation. Alberto Tomba is the famous ski legend behind the famous Tomba black piste and World Cup course and the Tomba is probably my favourite piste in Bansko. If you’re either a regular or a [...]

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First Signs Of Winter: Snow and heavy rain expected this weekend

Oct 06, 2017 No Comments by

From tomorrow I expect to see a few centimetres of snow on the Pirin and Rila mountains that surround Bansko. Whilst there have been a few light dustings so far this Autumn, I expect we will see some snow on the Predel pass, which is the main route into Bansko that cuts through the gap [...]

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What the FAQ? #3: When Is the Bansko Jazz Festival 2018

Sep 19, 2017 No Comments

The Bansko Jazz Festival 2018 will, once again, be the annual highlight event of summer in Bansko. The Bansko Jazz Fest witnesses whole town come alive. Few would disagree with me that there seems to be a good positive feeling here during this time. Without exaggeration I feel the event gets better and better every [...]

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