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Mountain Biking: The Road To Nowhere 2012

Jul 26, 2012 No Comments by

Mountain biking in Bansko has its annual two day 28th July and 29th July — The Road To Nowhere.”  And, once again, the race will showcase some fine Bansko track … Last year I did not finish the race. Brake failure problems on a borrowed bike– yes, really! But now I’m back and armed with […]

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The Good Beer Show, Bansko 4th August

Jul 12, 2012 1 Comment by

The Good Beer Show, Bansko is Saturday 4th August 2012 at 16:00 at Bansko Royal Towers (“BRT”). Not to be missed. I’ve been writing about beer in Bulgaria in the past and after a good hike, or a day’s snow boarding or skiing, a good beer is what touches the spot. Starting at 16:00 up at Bansko […]

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Bansko Ski Season Opening: Win a Car

Dec 13, 2011 2 Comments by

The Bansko ski season officially opens on Saturday 17th December, and I’ve just been informed by the Kempinski Grand Arena in Bansko some interesting news. News, that is almost as exciting as fresh snow — the prospect of winning a super sexy Audi A1 motorcar. You must act NOW. Go to to register — just 900 participants. […]

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World & European Cup FIS Alpine Skiing Comes Bansko In 2012: Heaven Or Hell?

Jul 25, 2011 7 Comments by

World Cup FIS skiing in Bansko 2012. Sounds great, and last season the World Cup Men’s event I reported on and enjoyed hugely. But how many people ski visitors realise that for three weekends there are three major ski events all in a row. All in the February holiday season. The Ski Event Timetable First […]

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Bansko Jazz Festival 2011: 6th To 13th August

Jul 14, 2011 2 Comments by

The Bansko International Jazz Festival 2011 Programme for 6th to 13th August is below with thanks to Dr Iliev, the Festival organiser’s permission. Official site: One of the very best weeks to be in Bansko. This year there is no stage B, but there will be performances from 11pm till the early hours at […]

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Elevation 2011: A Different Perspective

Jul 13, 2011 No Comments by

The Elevation Festival has had its fair amount of controversy reported in the Sofia Echo. Ticket sales were lower than expected, Jamiroquai cancelled his performance and very high winds cancelled Sunday’s performances. The event highlighted that, when it comes to weather, you always need a plan B. The location was very accessible between Bansko and […]

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St George’s Day, The Rose And The Royal Wedding

May 10, 2011 1 Comment

From St George’s Day and The Bulgarian Rose to The Royal Wedding, Warren digs deep into the canyons of his mind. Warren has that rare ability to make make you stop and think. To take a second and closer look at what is happening. Last week Warren kicked off this new regular blog series with […]

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