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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 by

Bansko wins the award for the seventh time in the postoffice survey of ski resorts (see https://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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An Entrepreneurial Playground In The Mountain: Coworking Bansko

Sep 03, 2016 No Comments by

You want to work and play? You’re a digital nomad? You have a new idea? Then read on because Coworking Bansko is one of the most exciting things to happen for Bansko for a while. I checked in on their temporary space on Toma Vishanov Street, 4 and sat down to speak to Matthias (co-founder) [...]

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4 Essentials For A Weekend In The Mountains

Aug 24, 2016 No Comments by

Before you head off for a weekend in the mountains, make sure you’re prepared. Here are four essential items every mountain adventure needs: Disclosure: This is a collaborative post and the author’s views here do not necessarily reflect those of the blog owner. Smartphone A smartphone is the perfect companion. Because of its small size [...]

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Fresh Snow Falling For Easter

Mar 27, 2016 No Comments by

A whole week of good ski conditions will continue this week. March is a legendary time her win Bansko, and I only wish that more places would have the confidence to remain open. Because I know that more and more of you prefer to come late season. I prefer it now, the day’s are light [...]

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Easter Skiing Snow And Après Ski Forecast

Mar 22, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko for Western Easter (rather than Eastern Orthodox Easter (see this wikipedia linkis nearly upon us. But before I talk about the forecast, I can report that the last two weeks snow conditions have been tremendous. Fresh snowfalls meant great of piste days and cooler temperature and sunshine lead to especially enjoyable days on the [...]

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Snow And Après Ski Round Up

Mar 14, 2016 No Comments

Bansko snow has hit a high point this week. The snow fell and we’re all happy. I enjoyed some very nice turns in the fresh powder. Watch the video below — as it’s the best way to get a feel for the powder conditions. The snow road is shut. The super wide Dynastars, part of [...]

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