Tuesday Pasta Night At The Kempinski

Jan 30, 2015 No Comments

Whilst I was trying to work out how many centimetres of snow will fall today the 10th day of 12 (now 14) days of snow, I received a press release from the Kempinski Grand Arena Bansko. They are a sponsor of Bansko Blog, so bear this in mind, but I only recommend venues that I [...]

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Snow Forecast For Next 12 Days

Jan 26, 2015 5 Comments

The Bansko ski season is delivering really nice conditions. The last three days I’ve been enjoying 25cm+ of fresh snow higher up on the plato. The very warm temperatures of the last week are now a thing of the past. But still above freezing level in town means the snow has melted here. Now is [...]

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Leonardo Restaurant; You Should Be So Lucky

Jan 18, 2015 No Comments

Leonardo is something Bansko needed. A comfortable but upmarket feel, quality of ingredients and cooking, professional service.

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Food, Drink and Party In Bansko

Jan 17, 2015 No Comments

Bansko restaurants, bars, and clubs change every year in Bansko and this season is no exception. The opening weekend and the New Year holidays were the real test for Bansko – the town was full of people checking out the old and new places. So did I. Here is what I found. New owners, chefs, and [...]

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Lift Pass, Ski Hire, Lesson and Transfer Booking

Jan 14, 2015 No Comments

Bansko ski and snowboard hire, ski school, lift passes and transfers for 2014/15 are booking now at 20% discount. Wait a good few seconds for this page to download, then click on colourful writing “widget” above. UPDATE: This is the quickest and easiest way to get best latest pricing adjusted for foreign exchange rates. Then, should you [...]

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Snow report from the piste

Jan 12, 2015 2 Comments

After a tremendous few days on the mountain with most runs open, the expected large Bansko snow fall today did not happen. There was snow, maybe 5 cm  just 100km to the North in Sofia — but Bansko received very little. Times like this remind me how difficult it is to forecast weather. And how [...]

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Fresh Snow. Excellent Day. Remaining Cold

Dec 29, 2014 3 Comments

A fabulous day with the fresh 30cm that fell last night and this morning. Temperatures will remain very cold. This will ensure the rest of the runs will open up over the next few days. Richard is the guest snow reporter who shows the fluffy white stuff, in all its fresh fallen glory:   Snow [...]

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