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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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Discounted Ski And Snowboard Rental Prices

Dec 26, 2016 No Comments by

Save 20% with Bansko Blog ski and snowboard hire, ski school, lift passes and transfer service for 2016/17. Wait a good few seconds for this page to download, then click on colourful writing “widget” above for the pricing and booking tool Bansko ski and snowboard hire, ski school, lift passes and transfers for 2016/17 are [...]

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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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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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Not all transfers are the same

Oct 29, 2016 No Comments by

Your Bansko transfer with FREE Wi-Fi is a key part to a great start to your ski holiday in Bansko. Unfortunately for some, their transfer is not what they had bargained for. Crazy overtaking, rushed, unfriendly attitude are some of the reasons I started banskoblog.com in 2008. In January 2009 I started offering quality transfers services and every [...]

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In Bansko, blessed by God and the queen of sex

Oct 09, 2016 No Comments by

Takis Dretakkis is the general manager of the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort in Bansko who opens up to me to talk about his passion for Bansko, for the Gastronomy Festival, for hospitality and for sex. You see, I knew the teachings of his girlfriend, Natalia. Quite a co-incidence that my girlfriend had attended one of [...]

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Is Bansko expensive? The Post Office ski resort survey 2016

Oct 08, 2016 No Comments

Bansko wins the award for the seventh time in the postoffice survey of ski resorts (see http://www.postoffice.co.uk/my-travel/ski-report-2016 survey). I always take these surveys with a pinch of salt, but at least the report points out the size of the cost differential. This year the US resorts are looking over four times more expensive than Bulgaria [...]

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