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Bansko Jazz Festival Programme: 8th to 14th August 2020

Jun 24, 2020 No Comments by

The final program of the 23rd International Jazz Festival from 8th to 14th August 2020 in Bansko is here: The Jazz Fest facebook page says that “due to hygiene precautions regarding the emergency situation, in the square in Bansko, in the sitting places, 500 people will be allowed to buy tickets for every night of […]

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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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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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Road to Nowhere MTB Rally 2019: Registration

Jul 10, 2019 No Comments by

Road to Nowhere MTB Rally 2019 is here on the 27th and 28th July. Registration and program details below. It’s always a wonderful event and this year is set to be even better. Summer in Bansko is in full swing. Check out my recent report: Program 26 July 2019 10:00 – 17:00 – Open Training. […]

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Culinary Journey to Malta with Chef Trevor Portelli in Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko

Jun 26, 2019 No Comments by

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko continues to surprise gourmet lovers with new themed evenings in the summer. On the 20th July, the hotel organises a Maltese evening, where chef Trevor Portelli will reveal the secret of his native cuisine. With his menu, he brings us back to his memories of childhood, filled with the taste […]

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Kempinski Early Booking Deal from €62 per night: Themed culinary nights

May 21, 2019 No Comments by

The Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko offers a huge range of choices for an adventurous and relaxing summer holiday in Bulgaria. Full Disclosure: This is a press release from the Kempinski who are sponsors of Bansko Blog. Please bear this in mind when reading this content. But also that I do not recommend anything that I do […]

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Bansko Events: Summer 2019

May 21, 2019 No Comments

For summer 2019 there is probably more going on than ever before that I can remember. However, as I always say there is more to Bulgaria than just Bansko, so I recommend you take a trip to Plovdiv, Sofia, the Bear Park, Melnik and much more — click here for the Plovdiv tour and scroll […]

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