Kempinski Hotel Bansko Wins Bulgaria’s Best Hotel Spa 2018

Oct 31, 2018 No Comments by

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko won the prestigious award for Bulgaria’s Best Hotel Spa 2018 from the World’s Spa Awards 2018 for the third time. This award comes as no surprise as I had the pleasure to be shown around by Natalia Kashirskya, Kempinski General Manager, just before the new Spa opened in June. My [...]

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What the FAQ #14: How To Book Your Sofia to Bansko Private Transfer At A 20% Discount

Oct 30, 2018 No Comments by

To celebrate the tenth year of Bansko Blog, I am delighted to say we have a 20% discount on all private transfers from Sofia (and Plovdiv) to Bansko (and return). The price is from €56 for two persons, one way. Book in the Bansko Blog App (it’s free) here: Bansko app for iOS iPhone, iPad Bansko [...]

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How to get from Plovdiv to Bansko: 2019 Update

Oct 29, 2018 No Comments by

Getting from Plovdiv to Bansko including bus, train, private transfer, car rental, taxi and shared transfers are in this comprehensive and up-to date guide. Not only do I list the timetables, and all relevant links, but I offer my views on how to choose the best way for you to travel that most suits your needs. [...]

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Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, Israeli, Russian and UK School Holidays 2019

Oct 27, 2018 No Comments by

Planning a ski trip? Want to know when are the school holidays? Here are the Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, Israeli, Russian and UK school holidays listed in date order. Please comment on https://facebook.com/banskoblog to correct and add to this article. It will be updated and corrected accordingly. Thank You. Use the info below to help [...]

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How to get from Sofia to Bansko: 2019 Update

Oct 26, 2018 No Comments by

Getting from Sofia to Bansko including bus, train, private transfer, car rental, taxi and shared transfers are in this comprehensive and up-to date guide. Not only do I list the timetables, and all relevant links, but I offer my views on how to choose the best way for you to travel that most suits your needs. [...]

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Bansko Film Fest 21st to 25th November 2018

Oct 23, 2018 No Comments by

The Bansko Mountain Film Fest 2017 comes to town for the 21st to the 25th November 2017. The Pirin mountain range dominates the sky above Bansko. The Rila and Rhodopi in the distance are the icing on the mountain cake. Mountains are the key to the unique and good feeling Bansko gives me and hundreds [...]

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One on One: Gabriella Balleva

Oct 22, 2018 No Comments

Please join me in welcoming Gabriella Balleva to the Bansko Blog team. Gabriella is well equipped to support your questions. Gabriella is Bulgarian but also has excellent written and spoken English language skills. Read on to get to know more about Gabriella in my new series of “One on One”.   One On One With [...]

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