New Runs Open: Video and Pictures

Dec 11, 2016 No Comments by

Ski conditions have been really good in Bansko. Often the start of the season is slow and somewhat frustrating — but 2016 the snow arrived in late November and now the opening of piste number 10, the lower part of the tomba and snow road. Ivan Obreykov, the resort manager for the lift company Ulen, [...]

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Loving First Day Of The Ski Season: More Lifts To Open

Dec 04, 2016 No Comments by

The first day on the piste is always one that I look forward to. But this year it was a real pleasure because it was earlier than many previous years and the sunn was shining and the three runs open were all in pretty good condition. To make the first run more interesting I grabbed [...]

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Two lifts and Four Runs To Open 3rd December 2016

Dec 02, 2016 No Comments by

An early start to the season and the first two lifts will be open as well as the main gondola lift tomorrow. The Gondola, Kolarski (six person lift) and Detska Kotva (Shiligarnika drag lift) will be open at 08:30. Four pistes will be open. 30 leva ski pass until 20th December 2016.   Bansko App [...]

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Winter Season Starts Saturday 3rd December 2016

Dec 01, 2016 No Comments by

The winter season here in Bansko will start on Saturday 3rd December. This was announced on my live Facebook video with resort Marketing Director Ivan Obreykov. It was a beautiful day. With bright sunshine and nice cold -12 C temperatures. The snow depth at the top was 75 cm and at the top of the [...]

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Tha Bansko Ball 18th December 2016

Nov 29, 2016 No Comments by

The Bansko Ball is back for another year. Bansko Blog and Bansko App are proud to be supporting the event through sponsorship. Ciara, the organiser writes to me saying “… another amazing evening of great food, live music, dancing, fab prizes, fun and of course to raise funds for worthwhile charities. Last year we had [...]

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Bansko Ski Season Set To Start Soon: Snow Pictures

Nov 29, 2016 No Comments by

The snow came, temperature dropped and we are happy in Bansko. Last Saturday I interviewed Ivan Obreykov, Ulen’s Marketing Director. Thank you to Ivan for providing the pictures this morning. It was a really nice conversation and I invite you to take a listen. Receiving viewer’s comments and questions live makes it more fun for [...]

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Loving Bulgarian Wine At DiVino: In Pictures And Podcast

Nov 24, 2016 No Comments

Tasting wine at DiVino is a huge pleasure for me and something look forward to like a child looks forward to Christmas. After my recent review of the places for wine lovers to visit in Plovdiv, I was excited to review some of the star wines of the DiVino show 2016 with Mitko Nikolov from apollowine.com. [...]

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