The Rila Monastery Tour

Mar 29, 2019 No Comments by

The Rila Monastery tour from Bansko is a top excursion, and for good reason. Just an hour and a half from Bansko, the impressive monastery of St. Ivan Rilski was built on the site of the old marsh in 927 – 941 by Ivan Rilski in the Rila Mountain. The history and the location combine to make the [...]

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The Melnik, Rozhen and Rupite Tour

Mar 28, 2019 No Comments by

Melnik is the smallest town in Bulgaria, its population is about 250 inhabitants. Located in the southwestern part of our country, near theGreek border, and is between the hills of Pirin and Belasitsa. The city is surrounded by magnificent and impressive earth pyramids. It is declared a cultural and historical reserve and a city-museum. The area is inhabited by the Thracian tribe [...]

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The Kavala Tour (Greece)

Mar 28, 2019 No Comments by

Kavala is mentioned in most guidebooks often only in passing, although it is one of the most beautiful and most liveable cities in Greece. A wealth of possibilities for excursions are available in the surrounding area and include many interesting, often little occupied beaches, archaeological sites that makes it a fun-filled excursion from Bansko. It not as [...]

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Plovdiv and Bachkovo Monastery Tour

Mar 28, 2019 No Comments by

Plovdiv is second biggest city in Bulgaria. The town is 150 km from Sofia. It is situated on the two banks of the Maritsa river and is famous for its cobbled street of it’s old town, the bustling hipster area of Kapana and the longest pedestrianised street in Europe. It’s six unique hills dominate the landscape [...]

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Season Ends 7th April 2019: Good snow till the end

Mar 25, 2019 No Comments by

This is the Bansko ski season that just keeps on giving. The last weeks has delivered seven days of mainly clear blue skies and warm sunshine. With wonderful skiing in the morning up until 1pm ish and later some days there has nothing been to complain about. Then today it gets even better because there [...]

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Snow Forecast: 20cm of Snow Thursday 21st March

Mar 13, 2019 No Comments by

This is the Bansko ski season that just keeps on giving. After last night’s snow and today’s bluebird day (see photo above) there’s more snow to fall tomorrow (Thursday 14th March). But, most all, I am pleased to say that I am forecasting another really substantial 20cm snow fall on Thursday 21st March. The only [...]

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Saturday 23rd March it’s Noble Russian Night at the Come Prima restaurant, The Kempinski

Mar 07, 2019 No Comments

Join me for another themed night in the Come Prima Restaurant at the Kempinski hotel. It features the Russian Legend of the Kremlin & my favourite champagne, Billecart-Salmon. On Saturday 23rd March February at 19:30 in the Kempinski. The event is part of the hotel’s new culinary tradition – organising thematic evenings devoted to various national [...]

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