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What’s Going On In Bulgaria And Why

Jul 22, 2020 No Comments by

In these weeks of drama and turmoil in Bulgaria, there has been no satisfactory explanation in the Bulgarian-language media, nor in the foreign media, as to what is happening in Bulgaria and why. So I turn to Clive Leviev-Sawyer of the sofiaglobe.com to make sense of it all. With many people coming to Bansko this […]

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COVID19 in Bulgaria: Nightclubs, bars and restaurants open

Jun 18, 2020 No Comments by

Saturday June 13, marked three months since the State of Emergency was voted, which after May 13th was succeeded by the epidemic declaration. Apart from entry into Bulgaria, daily life is returning close to normal people as many more people are gaining confidence to go out and enjoy the warm weather interspersed with showers. I’ll […]

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Masks, State of Emergency and Covid-19 in Bulgaria with Clive Leviev Sawyer from the Sofia Globe: Video

Apr 02, 2020 No Comments by

The first in a series of regular updates on Covid-19 in Bulgaria. Here I am with Clive Leviev-Sawyer from www.sofiagblobe.com discussing the rules on mask wearing as well as an easy to understand guide on the new rules on where you can walk and travel to, and the evolving ideas on employee compensation and benefits for […]

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Bansko Lifts Closed: Covid-19 pushes Bulgaria’s Bansko onto hazardous slope

Mar 16, 2020 No Comments by

Bansko’s lifts are now closed. It’s happened on probably the best day of the season. But Bansko Ski resort has had a number of covid-19 cases and finally the decision was made. But now the hazardous times start. Protecting the elderly from infection has to be the priority. So my last snow seems superficial now […]

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Bansko Food Delivery Takeaway Restaurants

Mar 15, 2020 No Comments by

Bansko food delivery has exploded the last fews days. The Bulgarian government order for all restaurants to close down in response to the threat from COVID-19. Call or message (or VIBER) the venue and get your food delivered, all in the comfort of your own apartment or room. Please tip your delivery person. If you’re […]

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Bansko Childcare: Mindful Minding Child Care

Feb 19, 2020 No Comments by

Childcare in Bansko is opening up and it’s great to have two qualified British services. The latest to win is Mindful Minding Bansko childcare. Rachel and her team offer a personal child mining service from morning until late at night. Here’s what I think: with our young child, Anthony, I know how important a reliable […]

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Christian Ruge Appointed As The New Kempinski Bansko General Manager

Aug 21, 2019 No Comments

Whilst tucking into a tasty lunch of pasta with porcini mushrooms with the Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko new General Manager, Christian Ruge it occurred to me how time passes for your Bansko blogger. With us is Natalia Kashirskya, the outgoing General Manager and she makes the fifth Kempinski General Manager that I had the pleasure to get […]

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