Bansko at Christmas

Dec 28, 2018 No Comments by

Bansko on Christmas Day 2018. It was a fine sunny and quite uplifting day. You can see from my vlog how good it was. A fun day on the slopes. A family all dressed up in festive Santa and his elves gear joins me for an impromptu interview. They talk about how they come to [...]

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Bansko Video Snow report: Piste Number 10

Dec 22, 2018 No Comments by

Bansko snow report from piste number 10. Starting at the top of Shiligarnika lift this run is a favourite as it snakes down through the tree line and down to Shilligarnika area. We then continued to the bottom of the Mosta lift. More lifts opened and with the promise of more soon. A slight increase in temperatures [...]

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Traditional English Afternoon Tea at The Kempinski

Dec 21, 2018 No Comments by

Afternoon tea was introduced in England by Anna, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, in the year 1840. The evening meal was served at eight o’clock, thus leaving a long period of time between lunch and dinner. The Duchess would become hungry around four o’clock and would ask that a tray of tea, bread and butter [...]

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Bansko Snow Report: More Pistes To Open Very Soon

Dec 18, 2018 No Comments by

Snow is tumbling out of the sky in Bansko town. Lots of excitement as there is the expectation of a new lift opening very soon. Lots going in Bansko last night I checked out Ginger. It’s a place which opened last season in prime position. But it has a rocket first few months but by [...]

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Piste Groomers Parade: Bansko’s Official Opening Day

Dec 15, 2018 No Comments by

It’s the piste and snow groomers parade on Bansko’s official opening day, 15th December 2018. The story about corduroy are these giant machines. And they’re quite a sight; I’ve never seen so many all together. Click play below. The opening day is the usual fireworks and the ski down the lower quarter of the Tomba [...]

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Fresh Snow!! Video Snow Report On New Salomon S Max Skis

Dec 12, 2018 No Comments by

With yet another Bansko fresh snow falling on Monday, it was wonderful to wake up and see blue skies. It was -2C in Bansko town and -6C higher up; it was perfect for snow making machines to be blasting away. Take a look at my video snow report below: You’ll see I test for the first [...]

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Advanced Salomon Skis: New Stock Arrives

Dec 09, 2018 No Comments

The advanced range of skis, and advanced snowboards, are coming in, ready for the opening of the Bansko.  The Salomon S Max advanced range in yellow and black look super sexy and I’ve been reading the excellent reports for their wide accessibility, easy control and confidence inspiring feeling. George is busy preparing all the new [...]

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