Golf At Pirin Golf And Country Club: Tournament Details

May 28, 2009 4 Comments by

Fancy a round of golf at the the fabulous new Pirin Golf And Country Club ? But before I go on to a neat way of getting a round in at this members only club, take a look at the incredible new club house. I took a look in early April — with snow on [...]

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Bulgaria Bans Public Smoking: Too Good To Be True?

May 21, 2009 5 Comments by

A full public places smoking ban comes into force on June 1st 2010. Yes, this is the best news I’ve heard for ages. You can be sure of my position on this. No smell of stale smoke here. And I will make my point and promotion right now on my support for this ban… All  [...]

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Bulgarian Ski Resorts Are Illegal: Investigation

May 20, 2009 No Comments by

Bulgarians are accused of illegal development, flouting environmental rules and ignoring building regulations. BanskoBlog investigates. The accusations are simple. Environmentalists claim much of the expansion of the country’s ski areas has been done on land that is protected by international and national law. With Bulgaria now in the European Union, the EC is currently looking [...]

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Wizz Air Offer 20% Off: Today Only

May 19, 2009 1 Comment by

Photo credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ala_z Wizz Air are offering 20% off all flights. Today only. If you’re thinking of visiting Bansko, or anywhere in Bulgaria, then this Wizz Air 20% off deal really makes a difference. The discount is off the taxes as well. Amazing! Best thing is to check ALL flights, including Wizz Air, Bulgaira Air, [...]

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Ikea Thessaloniki: 10 Reasons To Make the Journey

May 12, 2009 10 Comments by

Why Ikea, Thessaloniki, a two and a half hour drive from Bansko? Greece — another country and another world. Join me on my review of Thassaloniki’s IKEA and its potential value to Bulgaria’s property owners. I went in April, and the trip made a refreshing change of scenery — along with a welcome boost of [...]

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Gotse Delchev Airport

May 01, 2009 No Comments by

Gotse Delchev has an ex military airport which was sold some time back. Gotse Delchev is around 45 minutes drive from Bansko… and would therefore cut out the 2.5 hour typical journey from Sofia airport. So many people really believed there would be an airport some time soon. But you know what? Some reliable sources [...]

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Bansko Jazz Fest 2009: 8th-13th August

Apr 30, 2009 9 Comments

Bansko Jazz Fest 2009 starts on 8th August and finishes on 13th August. The Jazz Fest video here I took last year at stage B, is the Ya Ya band. The diverse range of styles at the festival awaits visitors.  Jazz is a loose word… and you’ll see the full range: chill out jazz — [...]

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