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The Kavala Tour (Greece)

Mar 28, 2019 No Comments by

Kavala is mentioned in most guidebooks often only in passing, although it is one of the most beautiful and most liveable cities in Greece. A wealth of possibilities for excursions are available in the surrounding area and include many interesting, often little occupied beaches, archaeological sites that makes it a fun-filled excursion from Bansko. It not as [...]

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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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Bansko App: Helping Bansko Visitors Since 2012

Feb 09, 2019 No Comments by

Because the Bansko App is now seven years old, today I take a moment reflect on the app. Bansko App went live on 14th February 2012 that has had continuous development to bring new features and new design interactions to bring it to it’s current state. Best of all has been the huge number of genuine [...]

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Ski and Snowboard Hire, Lesson Prices and Transfers

Nov 01, 2018 No Comments by

Ski and Snowboard Hire and Lesson Prices are here. Booking on Bansko App and Bansko Blog is now open with our special anniversary offer. Be sure to subscribe to receive your discount code and book in the new booking form. Click here. Two Skimania shops just 50 metres from gondola lift Beginners (never-evers), intermediates and [...]

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How to get from Sofia to Bansko: 2019 Update

Oct 26, 2018 No Comments by

Getting from Sofia to Bansko including bus, train, private transfer, car rental, taxi and shared transfers are in this comprehensive and up-to date guide. Not only do I list the timetables, and all relevant links, but I offer my views on how to choose the best way for you to travel that most suits your needs. [...]

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Bansko Currency Exchange: Which Debit Cards To Use in Bulgaria

Sep 26, 2018 No Comments by

The currency in Bulgaria is the Bulgarian Leva (wikipedia link). The Bulgarian Leva is pegged to the Euro at a rate of 1.95583 leva = 1 euro. Most places you will visit in Bansko will accept leva, but not euros. Many, but not all restaurants, will accept debit/credit cards. Indeed, the rate of acceptance is so high [...]

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Top 25 Ski Blog Award: 10 Years Of Bansko Blog

Sep 25, 2018 No Comments

Bansko Blog has just turned ten years old and, to my surprise, a totally unsolicited email came in from ski-lifts.com awarding Bansko Blog as a top 25 ski blog. Number 4 in their list. That was a nice surprise and after many blogs, vblogs and podcasts I’m delighted that BanskoBlog.com gets recognition again. Also I’ve [...]

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