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Easter Skiing Snow And Après Ski Forecast

Mar 22, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko for Western Easter (rather than Eastern Orthodox Easter (see this wikipedia linkis nearly upon us. But before I talk about the forecast, I can report that the last two weeks snow conditions have been tremendous. Fresh snowfalls meant great of piste days and cooler temperature and sunshine lead to especially enjoyable days on the [...]

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Snow And Après Ski Round Up

Mar 14, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko snow has hit a high point this week. The snow fell and we’re all happy. I enjoyed some very nice turns in the fresh powder. Watch the video below — as it’s the best way to get a feel for the powder conditions. The snow road is shut. The super wide Dynastars, part of [...]

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The Snow Continues To Fall

Mar 10, 2016 No Comments by

Another great morning on the slopes above Bansko. Lots of nice off piste sections and whilst visibility was compromised, the joy of making turns in soft snow made up for it. The snow is a little heavy due to temperature that are only just at zero degrees. Here’s my video report from run number 10. [...]

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When Will The Warm Weather End?

Feb 15, 2016 No Comments by

The weather Bansko is unseasonably warm. See my video snow forecast below. Temperatures will drop on Sunday and thereafter I suspect winter will return. but it’s too early to be certain. Weather is weather and there’s nothing we can do about it. I’ve never known it like this in mid February. Nonetheless, skiing continues and [...]

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Egur Egur Armenian Cuisine Comes To Bansko

Jan 27, 2016 No Comments by

I am always happy to find something different on the Bansko restaurant scene. Everyone needs a change from the shopska salad and meats in the mehanas and the ubiquitous burgers and doners. I found a breath of culinary fresh air in the newly opened Armenian restaurant Egur, Egur. Hilda Kazasyan, the owner, is the most [...]

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50cm Of Fresh Snow Brings Great Conditions In Bansko

Jan 05, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko snow fell heavily last night. After the restricted pistes last week, things are now looking on track for the season. But there is some warm air right now that will last for another day — then temperature move back down again and more snow higher up will fall. There could be some rain in [...]

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Kempinski Bansko Wins Bansko World Travel Awards

Nov 24, 2015 No Comments

I have to admit it comes as no surprise that the Kempinski won Best Ski Hotel in Bulgaria. What with Carsten Seubert off to austria after we some just over a week ago. Full Disclosure: The Kempinski Bansko are sponsors of Bansko Blog | App. It was pleasing meeting Carsten Seubert, General Manager of the [...]

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