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Snowboard World Cup 2017: Success

Feb 05, 2017 No Comments by

The FIS World Snowboard Cup is now over. Those that went to watch it confirmed it created a wonderful atmosphere. Bulgaria’s snowboard superstar Radoslav Yankov made all Bulgarians proud by securing the much anticipated win in front of a vocal crowd of supporters in the stadium. The full report is here: http://www.fis-ski.com/snowboard/alpine-snowboard/news-multimedia/news/article=kummer-and-yankov-triumph-historic-race-bulgaria.html I am disappointed I [...]

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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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DUMP 2017: Happy Mira

Jan 11, 2017 No Comments by

The snow fell heavily on Monday night and so DUMP 2017 continues. Just as it will for at least another week. Mira features in today’s snow report. Mira is the happy girl on reception at skimania, my exclusive ski hire and lesson partners in Bansko. Last season Mira started to learn to snowboard and my [...]

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DUMP 2017: Piste Perfection

Jan 08, 2017 No Comments by

Whilst the rest of Bulgaria is moaning about the cold and children not going to school because of the cold I can honestly say “what’s the problem?”. Really up at 2,700 meters is was not that cold. The sun was out and everyone was super happy on the pistes. Maybe the answer to the snow [...]

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DUMP 2017: Cold but Good

Jan 07, 2017 No Comments by

There’s no denying the facts, it was cold today. But after a few warm up runs it was time to take Todorka fast six person lift. And, yes, this was the moment I had been waiting for — soft and forgiving snow. The snow was little chopped up in places later, but very nice. The [...]

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Dump Alert 2017: It’s Snowing

Jan 04, 2017 No Comments

We’ve been waiting for this moment in Bansko for a good week now. And it’s finally here, Bansko Dump 2017. Starting last night around 10cm of snow had fallen at the top of Shiligarnika 1 lift. Click play for John’s snow report. He was the first to be up there to bring you these great [...]

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