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METRO Store: How To Get Your Card

Nov 17, 2009 2 Comments by

Metro supermarket is the daddy of wholesalers. Many sites, but with two branches in Sofia and one in Blagoevgrad it’s ideal for those staying in self catering Bansko accommodation.  I just had to have my own Metro card as, whilst a foreign passport will usually gain me entry, entering the store via a UK passport [...]

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Wizz Air Fly To Varna From Luton

Sep 11, 2009 3 Comments by

Wizz Air continue to adapt and add new routes. And this additional route, along with Bourgas to Poznan, Bourgas to Prague, Sofia to Venice  and Sofia to Eindhoven (from 25 October) is superb news for all those looking to visit Bulgaria from UK, Poland, Czech Republic and Austria. The Wizz Air Varna service  complements BA flights to [...]

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Mountain Bike Event – The Road To Nowhere: Audio Interview

Jun 15, 2009 8 Comments by

In future years  MTB (Mountain Bike) enthusiasts will look back to 2009 as the year it all started for Bansko’s mountain biking. The region, and Bulgaria, are now set to be placed on the MTB world map of destinations… I recently caught up with mountain bike enthusiast, James Hughes. James is the mastermind behind the [...]

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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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Mountain Residence Apartment MR33

Apr 27, 2009 No Comments by

Description  ==== Early Booking Offer ==== Pirin Mountain Residence (formerly Winslow Residence / Mountain Residence 3). Large net 84m2 two bedroom apartments. 200m from the gondola with spacious and comfortable sitting room. Views to Pirin and Rila mountains. Click Here To Contact For Booking & Availability. Please quoting dates and number of travellers. Additional 5% discount [...]

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Miss Utah’s Laura Kirilova Chukanov Makes Miss USA Runner Up

Apr 20, 2009 3 Comments by

Laura Kirilova Chukanov makes Third Runner up in Miss Utah. Kristen Dalton, Miss Carolina, Wins Miss USA. Miss USA annual beauty pageant puts Bulgaria on the map for many folks in the USA. Am I that bothered about beauty pageants?  Can I comment on Miss USA intelligently? Not at all. I am sorry but the [...]

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The Lazy Man’s Way For Cheapest Bulgaria Flights

Mar 10, 2009 1 Comment

Cheap Flights to Sofia Cheapest flights to Sofia. The lazy man’s way for a late Bansko ski deal. But first, from Germany, some good news. Flights now increased, with the announcement from no-frills air carrier Germanwings that the number of its Sofia to Köln/Bonn flights goes up to four a week, up from three, starting [...]

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