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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Winter Punk Wine Culture: Plovdiv Revisited

Nov 02, 2016 No Comments by

Wine and Plovdiv mean autumn city time. After my top 5 Plovdiv venues last week, I get to see and to taste the cutting edge new wines using Bulgarian indigenous grapes. Watch my chat with with Boris below: Boris, from Vino Culture wine bar in Plovdiv, shares his passion for the new “punk wine” Bulgarian [...]

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Not all transfers are the same

Oct 29, 2016 No Comments by

Your Bansko transfer with FREE Wi-Fi is a key part to a great start to your ski holiday in Bansko. Unfortunately for some, their transfer is not what they had bargained for. Crazy overtaking, rushed, unfriendly attitude are some of the reasons I started banskoblog.com in 2008. In January 2009 I started offering quality transfers services and every [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions When Booking Your Bansko Ski Package: Video

Oct 25, 2016 No Comments by

Are you looking at booking quality discounted ski hire, lessons, lift passes and transfers? If so, then banskoblog.com and bansko app is the right place to be. Watch the video to see how it is done, then click on the image above, or the colourful writing below, to go to the pricing and booking tool. FAQ’s [...]

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Wine Lovers Weekend In Plovdiv: Top 5 Places To Visit

Oct 23, 2016 No Comments by

Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture 2019, is my favourite city in Bulgaria. So John, a friend from the UK, and a regular Bansko visitor came to visit me the other weekend. Now was the time for me to show-off the delights of what Plovdiv has to offer a fellow wine lover. Plovdiv is a two [...]

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Ski season starts 17th December 2016; the Countdown begins

Oct 13, 2016 No Comments

The Bansko 2016/17 ski season officially opens on 17th December 2016. The countdown begins. The opening ceremony as well as my first day on the pistes is one I always look forward to. EDIT: If there is sufficient snow, Ulen inform me that the lifts will open on the 1st December. The snow higher up [...]

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