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What the FAQ? #2: When Will The Winter Ski Season 2017/18 Start And End?

Sep 15, 2017 No Comments by

When will the 2017/18 ski season start? Like in What The FAQ #1 — my answer always includes “it depends”. In this case it depends if there is early snow and cold temperatures. Then the season start early. Last year it started on the 3rd December. Take a look at my report here. The winter [...]

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What The FAQ? #1: Taking and Spending Money in Bulgaria

Sep 11, 2017 No Comments by

What Currency Should I Bring To Bulgaria? In the first, of a new series of “What The FAQ?”, I answer the most Frequency Asked Questions on the topic of money. So hold on to your Leva, €Euro, £UK pounds, Shekels, Turkish Lira, Swiss Francs, Japanese Yen and $Dollars and read on Disclaimer: This article is for [...]

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DUMP 2017: The Big One Is Coming

Mar 05, 2017 No Comments by

The Bansko ski season has entered the phase I love the most, it called March. Almost every year, that I can remember, this is the month with some of the biggest dumps of snow happen. And it looks like 2017 is looking like no exception; but it come with a dose of snow anxiety due [...]

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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 2017/18. 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 2017/18 are booking [...]

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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

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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