Archive for Skiing & Snowboarding

Avoiding Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, Israeli and UK School Holidays: Winter 2020

Oct 09, 2019 No Comments by

We don’t need no education. If you send your little darling(s) off to school every day, then you’ll know that the state disapproves when you can, and can’t, take your family skiing holiday. Knowing this, it’s enough to make you consider home schooling and spend the whole season in Bansko. For the rest of my dear readers, [...]

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FAQ #15 When Is The Best Time To Come To Bansko?

Sep 14, 2019 No Comments by

When IsThe Best Time To Come To Bansko in the ski season? That’s the most frequently asked Bansko related question I receive in every count down to the ski season. And every season my answer is found on on this week’s video:   The secret is to decide what’s important for you. If your main aim [...]

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Thrifty Skiing: 5 Top Ways To Ski Under your Budget

Aug 28, 2019 No Comments by

There was a time when a ski holiday to the Alps was almost exclusively, the preserve of the reasonably well off. A typical ski trip was characterised by a full seven nights in a hotel, as part of a package. Whilst a small number of skiers would drive or take the train through France, to [...]

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The Health Benefits of Skiing ⛷ and Snowboarding

Aug 05, 2019 No Comments by

I have long maintained that skiing is good for you, for so many reasons. So when an infographic turned up I was happy to post it and post a link to the company who sent it to me (skiline). One thing that is especially good about Bansko and skiing is that you can afford to have [...]

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5 Ways to Make Your Next Ski Trip The Best One Yet

Jun 07, 2019 No Comments by

Skiing: a time to get your adrenaline levels pumping and also take in some amazing views from the top of an alpine peak. Your first skiing trip was a learning experience and you probably spent most of your time on the beginner slopes just trying not to fall over. Your next skiing trip is where [...]

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How to Face the Snow Like a Boss

Apr 11, 2019 No Comments by

Whether you’re getting ready for winter or that you’re simply living in a place that has a snowy climate, gearing up for cold weather gets overwhelming sometimes. On one hand, you’d want to be prepared, but on the other, you don’t want to be bogged down by too much stuff you’re carrying. Regardless of what [...]

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Social Spring Skiing: April is the New March

Apr 05, 2019 No Comments

April is the new March. Or rather it would be, if the ski lifts stayed open for another week. With more snow expected next week, there will be a few frustrated Bansko visitors who were hoping the season would be extended — just like it has been in other years. But not this year. The [...]

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