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In Bansko, blessed by God and the queen of sex

Oct 09, 2016 No Comments by

Takis Dretakkis is the general manager of the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort in Bansko who opens up to me to talk about his passion for Bansko, for the Gastronomy Festival, for hospitality and for sex. You see, I knew the teachings of his girlfriend, Natalia. Quite a co-incidence that my girlfriend had attended one of [...]

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A Social Nomad in Bansko After 25 Countries in 25 Months

Oct 06, 2016 No Comments by

Sarah Carter is a Bansko property owner and a regular Bansko visitor. She and her husband have just spent the summer in Bansko, so I caught up with Sarah, on her very last day here. Take a listen to our conversation in podcast episode 86 below. Some great tips for a good time in Bansko; [...]

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An Entrepreneurial Playground In The Mountain: Coworking Bansko

Sep 03, 2016 No Comments by

You want to work and play? You’re a digital nomad? You have a new idea? Then read on because Coworking Bansko is one of the most exciting things to happen for Bansko for a while. I checked in on their temporary space on Toma Vishanov Street, 4 and sat down to speak to Matthias (co-founder) [...]

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4 Essentials For A Weekend In The Mountains

Aug 24, 2016 No Comments by

Before you head off for a weekend in the mountains, make sure you’re prepared. Here are four essential items every mountain adventure needs: Disclosure: This is a collaborative post and the author’s views here do not necessarily reflect those of the blog owner. Smartphone A smartphone is the perfect companion. Because of its small size [...]

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Poke´mon Go, Virtual Reality and Skiing

Jul 20, 2016 No Comments by

Very bizarre — I’ve had three dreams over the past week about being back on the Bansko slopes. It’s the peak summer month of July,  for heaven’s sake.  But this got me thinking about how skiing, the emerging tech of Virtual Reality (“VR”) and the huge Pokemon Go app explosion will help shape the ski experience of [...]

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The Bansko Ball 21st December 2015; Unmissable

Nov 26, 2015 No Comments by

The Bansko Ball is the first event of its type and looks set to be a huge success. I strongly urge everyone who is in Bansko that day, or can make a trip to Bansko, to attend the Bansko Ball on the 21st December. Read on for why I think you should come to the [...]

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Carsten Seubert; Kempinski General Manager From Beijing To Bansko

Nov 15, 2015 No Comments

Carsten Seubert is the Kempinski Bansko Grand Arena’s General Manager. Born in 1985 in Munich, Germany. He arrived in Bansko in June, with his wife, after serving nine years with the Kempinski Group; his last posting being in Beijing in China. Click or tap play below to hear his excitement for this new General Manager [...]

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