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Bansko T Shirts: Special Offer

Feb 14, 2019 No Comments by

The Bansko limited edition piste map T shirts are here to order (click here). With our own unique special design with Bansko piste map on the front and the Bansko App logo on the back, you can be proud that you, and your fellow Bansko freaks, can share the Bansko passion. Wearing the memory of [...]

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St Trifon’s Day & Valentine’s Day: Bringing Wine and Love Together

Feb 14, 2019 No Comments by

It’s February 14th and that means it’s Valentine’s Day! Or here in Bulgaria it’s St Trifon’s Day (known as Trifon Zarezan in Bulgaria). St Trifon’s is the patron of winegrowers and here are several legends why February 14th is celebrated as Trifon Zarezan. But the clue is in the word Zarezan which mean cut, or prune. [...]

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The Ski Season That Keeps on Giving: Snow Report and Forecast

Feb 07, 2019 No Comments by

As we are now half way through the Bansko winter ski season, it’s nice to pause for a second and reflect on how it’s all going. The good news was up until last Sunday that lift queues were way down on the previous season. And my greatest surprise has been how good it’s been for [...]

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Bansko Snow Forecast: Warmer then Colder

Feb 02, 2019 No Comments by

The Bansko snow forecast after our 1 metre plus dump of snow last week is looking surprisingly good from md next week. The warm air from Africa spoils the snow party  for four days causing melting of the snow in town and some reduction in cover on most slopes. There could be some icy patches in [...]

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Bansko Snow Forecast of 1.5 metres of Fresh Powder

Jan 25, 2019 No Comments by

The snow if falling heavily in Bansko and on the Pirin range of mountains.This five day dump of snow will keep coming tomorrow. It could mean that there will be 1.3 metres of fresh snow on upper slopes by Sunday. This is, of course, good news for powder hounds. Today it was off piste, on [...]

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Once Night in Sardinia: Kempinski Special Dining Night 26th January 2019

Jan 24, 2019 No Comments by

Once again, after the previous Kempinski special dinners chef Portelli has put together the most wonderful menu for Saturday 26th January 2019 at Come Prima restaurant in the Kempinski. By booking the Come Prima in the app or bit.ly/BanskoTableBooking you’re helping me deliver the content you enjoy here. I am not alone in my opinion, that [...]

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It’s Snowing Powder Days: 90cm+ for Excellent ⛷

Jan 23, 2019 No Comments

It’s Snowing on the slopes above Bansko. Powder days are here. I’m forecasting 90cm+ of snow from yesterday until Sunday evening. From Monday 28th January 2019 should see the sunshine and colder temperatures. There will be rain in town and on the snow road which will cause some damage. But I don’t think anything to [...]

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