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20 tips to ensure a perfect family ski holiday

Sep 27, 2013 No Comments by

A reader sends me in an email asking, “Should I bring my family for our first ever ski holiday?”. This got me thinking. This question has been asked before and written about here several years ago. This time, however I could detect that there was a real option to not bring the children — as [...]

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How to ski in Bansko the same day as you land in Sofia

Sep 04, 2013 2 Comments by

The red eye Easy Jet flights from Manchester and London Gatwick have one thing going for them… you can get an afternoon ski or snowboard in. Read on for how I tested this challenge on two occasions (albeit this summer) and how to stack the odds in your favour to make it happen. It all [...]

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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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How To Speed From Sofia Airport To Bansko

Aug 15, 2011 No Comments by

Sofia Airport to Bansko transfer was the first thing I looked for on the internet some six tears ago when I researched my first ski Bansko holiday. The quickest route has a concensus, some EU money has even been invested on what it was intended for. So its now time to fasten the seat belts [...]

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How To Reach The Black Sea From Sofia

Jul 20, 2011 No Comments by

Whilst the Pirin mountain range above Bansko has a lifetime of exploration, I always enjoy a change. Last weekend I was paragliding high up in the Stara Planina mountain range from Sopot. But when its very hot, or there’s some wind for windsurfing on its way, it’s time for the seaside. So today it’s off [...]

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Poll Result Surprise: Bansko Still Popular

Oct 28, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko still popular in spite of recession it seems… Well that could be the conclusion from the Bansko Blog poll “Will you visit Bansko In Winter 09/10?”. If we add in the people living here (6%) to those who will either probably or definitely visit Bansko then it makes 85% of blog readers who will [...]

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Sofia Flight Prices Cut By 20%: Wizz Air Offer

Oct 23, 2009 1 Comment

A useful 20% off all Wizz Air flights booked between 22nd and 26th October for travel from today to 27th March has just been announced. This offer includes flights to Sofia from London Luton and from the many cities in Europe that now have direct Wizz Air flights. Full details at wizzair.com. Flight Cancellation Warning [...]

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