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Winter Punk Wine Culture: Plovdiv Revisited

Nov 02, 2016 No Comments by

Wine and Plovdiv mean autumn city time. After my top 5 Plovdiv venues last week, I get to see and to taste the cutting edge new wines using Bulgarian indigenous grapes. Watch my chat with with Boris below: Boris, from Vino Culture wine bar in Plovdiv, shares his passion for the new “punk wine” Bulgarian [...]

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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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Frequently Asked Questions When Booking Your Bansko Ski Package: Video

Oct 25, 2016 No Comments by

Are you looking at booking quality discounted ski hire, lessons, lift passes and transfers? If so, then banskoblog.com and bansko app is the right place to be. Watch the video to see how it is done, then click on the image above, or the colourful writing below, to go to the pricing and booking tool. FAQ’s [...]

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Lift Pass Prices 2017

Oct 13, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2016/17 are here. The 2016/17 prices are the same as last season’s prices shown below. Click here to save €€€’s on your 6, 9 and 13 day lift passes as well as from 1+ days your discounted ski, snowboard hire, lessons and transfers. You save €€€’s on your 6 day lift pass   Click [...]

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Bulgarian Independent Media Alliance

Oct 09, 2016 No Comments by

Bulgarian Independent Media Alliance (“BIMA”) is a joint project by Clive Leviev-Sawyer, owner of The Sofia Globe, me (Lance Nelson, owner of Bansko Blog, Bansko App and Bulgaria Now Podcast, and Imanuel Marcus of Foreigners and Friends Magazine. Our team boasts a variety of nationalities – just like our international and expatriate audiences. On the [...]

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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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