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My Bansko Top 10: Restaurants

Feb 19, 2017 No Comments by

Fellow Bansko gastronauts, we’re just over half way though the ski season, so it’s time to take a look at what is being served up in Bansko’s restaurants this year. Armed with a healthy post ski healthy appetite and some good friends to get variety in dishes ordered I’m now ready to name places I’m [...]

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Egur Egur Restaurant Bansko: Refreshingly Different

Jan 29, 2017 No Comments by

Egur Egur is in its second season on the Bansko restaurant scene. Those who need vegetarian options or whose palate is simply tired will be overjoyed that Egur Egur, an Armenian restaurant is here. It is a popular choice in Sofia and Sozopol and you’ll see Sofia regulars who weekend in Bansko here on a [...]

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The Irish Harp: A Bansko Evening To Remember

Jan 18, 2017 No Comments by

Brian, the owner of The Irish Harp in Bansko, has made his mark on the culinary scene here for many years now. So I was delighted when he invited me to try the cooking of his new chef. Seeking feedback is always good for any business, so I highly appreciate Brian’s desire to listen to, and [...]

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Tomahawk Steak House Review

Dec 18, 2016 No Comments by

I felt a good deal of curiosity as entered the new Tomahawk Steak House located in the Astera hotel building. I had met the owner, Dobrin, at Smoky Mountain Bar and Grill which is located just 30 metres away. Dobrin may be well known to long time regulars to Bansko from the Perun Steak house, [...]

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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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Loving Bulgarian Wine At DiVino: In Pictures And Podcast

Nov 24, 2016 No Comments by

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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Planning Your First Ski Trip To Bansko: Taking Control

Nov 05, 2016 No Comments

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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