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Amvrosia restaurant at the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort; fit for the gods?

Dec 29, 2012 No Comments by

Amvrosia, fine dining at the Premier Luxury Hotel Bansko’s restaurant scene includes Amvrosia. It’s a place I have tried quite a few times now. The Gastronomy festival in November was a culinary highlight for me. But let’s see if Amvrosia can keep its recommended status, and remain in the new version of “The Essential Guide [...]

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Restaurants and bars; what’s new for the season?

Dec 20, 2012 25 Comments by

Which Bansko restaurants and bars do you recommend? This is one of the most often frequently asked questions I receive both online and in resort. And this year, more than ever, it’s good to kick off a Bansko stay knowing what is new and where the places are located. So read on for the a [...]

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Bansko town map, by hand

Dec 05, 2012 2 Comments by

UPDATE: We’re working on this season’s map. Pick up a free copy in Euphoria, and all good bars in Bansko. And what timing! To celebrate the glistening Bansko snow this week, the Bansko map is ready. UPDATE: 2015 map under construction On one side is the town map and the other the piste map. Please [...]

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Why I ate the menu; the Premier Gastronomy Festival

Nov 04, 2012 No Comments by

I’m a huge fan of TV cookery shows and, as a bit of foodie, I love to cook most days. So it is always with considerable pleasure for me to blog about food in Bansko. This time, I was especially excited to be invited on the media opening day of the Gastronomy Festival. This was [...]

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The Essential Guide to Bansko

Mar 30, 2012 15 Comments by

It’s now out. Ready for free download. The new Essential Guide to Bansko E-Guide. 71 pages of  tips and info to help transform your Bansko experience, in both summer and winter seasons. Like many Bansko businesses, here at Bansko Blog I receive emails from both regular and new Bansko visitors wanting to know Bansko tourist information. Firstly, I [...]

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Kohinoor: More than an Indian restaurant in Sofia

Mar 21, 2012 No Comments by

Staying a few nights in Sofia means many things to different people. Alexander Nevski Church, Vitosha mountain, NDK (for concerts), Opera house Sofia restaurants and many late night clubs. But there’s one place that has become my regular Sofia restaurant… it’s the 100% no smoking Kohinoor indian restaurant in the centre of Sofia. Dining ambiance [...]

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Soprano’s: ski chic Italian style

Dec 26, 2011 1 Comment

The advertisement for Soprano’s restaurant is difficult to ignore as it’s draped over the Happy End, just opposite the gondola lift. But, when trying to find in depth reviews of of this place, I was getting mixed messages. So I asked my top foodie friend, James for his opinion of Soprano’s. James  joined me for a review [...]

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