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Gear for Children: Buy or Rent?

Oct 14, 2019 No Comments by

As a ski parent, I’m presented with the dilemma of whether to buy or rent ski gear. When your nine year old is blasting down a red run she really starts to need the greater control of advanced boots and skis. The problem is, that you will be lucky if the ski or snowboard boots she [...]

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DiVino Wine Exhibition 22nd, 23rd, 24th November 2019: Inter Expo Centre Sofia (Halls 5 and 6)

Oct 10, 2019 No Comments by

My favourite wine event of the year, DiVino Taste exhibition is here very soon. at the Inter Expo Center, Sofia in Hall 5  from 22nd , 23rd and 24th November 2019. I recommend this exhibition as the best of its kind. I have ever missed one since it started. And this year will be no [...]

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Avoiding Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, Israeli and UK School Holidays: Winter 2020

Oct 09, 2019 No Comments by

We don’t need no education. If you send your little darling(s) off to school every day, then you’ll know that the state disapproves when you can, and can’t, take your family skiing holiday. Knowing this, it’s enough to make you consider home schooling and spend the whole season in Bansko. For the rest of my dear readers, [...]

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4 Important Things To Remember If You’re Planning A Trip Abroad

Sep 23, 2019 No Comments by

It’s easy for the mind to wander off and think about adventures, beaches, and parties. But, before you consider traveling abroad, there’s a lot of preparations and factors to consider to ensure that you have the ultimate travel experience. Below are 4 of the many important things to remember if you’re planning a trip abroad: [...]

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The FIS Ski World Cup Alpine Woman: 25th to 26th January 2020

Sep 18, 2019 No Comments by

The FIS Ski World Cup Alpine Woman is 25th to 26th January 2020 in Bansko. These events are always good fun to watch with the Downhill on the 25th January and the Giant Slalom on the 26th January 2020. However there is one thing that always causes me to dampen my enthusiasm — closed runs. [...]

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FAQ #15 When Is The Best Time To Come To Bansko?

Sep 14, 2019 No Comments by

When IsThe Best Time To Come To Bansko in the ski season? That’s the most frequently asked Bansko related question I receive in every count down to the ski season. And every season my answer is found on on this week’s video:   The secret is to decide what’s important for you. If your main aim [...]

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Ski Lift Pass Prices 2020

Sep 09, 2019 No Comments

Bansko lift pass prices 2019/20 are here. Bansko is still great value, especially since the prices have not increased for several years and that now 70% of the slopes are covered by snow cannon. The early opening ski lift pass deal could be 35 leva per day like last season. Click here for our discounted ski, [...]

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