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Bansko Christmas Snow Forecast (with a Gin & Tonic)

Dec 11, 2019 No Comments by

It’s that time of the season I love; the first run is open. Life is good. It was an epic day being taken up the mountain with Ivan Obreykov, Ulen’s (lift operator’s )marketing director. and a pleasure to take a bootle of rustic reserve’s Craft 19 gin and a bottle their gin liqueur, some tonic, [...]

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Dump of ❄️ Snow

Dec 04, 2019 No Comments by

What a fabulous dump of snow we had last night. I was up at Shilligarnika to get some fresh air and it was just at the start of the snowfall to show you and the YouTube subscribers what was happening. You can see it was cold. Because a lot of snow had fallen in Sofia, [...]

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Rustic Reserve Winter Gin Comes To Bansko

Nov 21, 2019 No Comments by

Rustic Reserve craft gin is a sign of Bulgaria’s progress on all the things craft gin. I was looking forward to this time. Craft gin was the biggest growing drinks segment in the UK in 2018 — with sales up 30% from the previous year. And now Dr Barabara Page-Roberts and her team have expanded the [...]

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First Snow falls: Getting Colder

Nov 15, 2019 No Comments by

The first snow falls on the higher peaks. It’s time to get in the mood. Temperature will fall next week but we do need it colder for the snow making machines to start to work. I am not expecting early skiing but hope by 14th December 2019 we’ll have a good few lifts and pistes [...]

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Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko Donated One Tonne of Food to the Bears Park in Belitsa

Oct 21, 2019 No Comments by

The hotel repeated its “One Team, One Goal – One Tonne of Food” initiative for a seventh consecutive year Bansko. On 16th October, Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko’s team visited the Bears Park in Belitsa with the honourable mission of donating one tonne of fresh fruits. For a seventh year in a row, the hotel purposely planned its visit in [...]

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Ski Lift Pass Prices 2020

Sep 09, 2019 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2019/20 are here. Bansko is still great value, especially since the prices have not increased for several years and that now 70% of the slopes are covered by snow cannon. The early opening ski lift pass deal could be 35 leva per day like last season. Click here for our discounted ski, [...]

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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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