Poll Result Surprise: Bansko Still Popular

Oct 28, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko still popular in spite of recession it seems… Well that could be the conclusion from the Bansko Blog poll “Will you visit Bansko In Winter 09/10?”. If we add in the people living here (6%) to those who will either probably or definitely visit Bansko then it makes 85% of blog readers who will [...]

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Sofia Flight Prices Cut By 20%: Wizz Air Offer

Oct 23, 2009 1 Comment by

A useful 20% off all Wizz Air flights booked between 22nd and 26th October for travel from today to 27th March has just been announced. This offer includes flights to Sofia from London Luton and from the many cities in Europe that now have direct Wizz Air flights. Full details at wizzair.com. Flight Cancellation Warning [...]

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Is Todeva House Your Favourite Mehana? A Reader’s Review

Oct 17, 2009 1 Comment by

“Out of all the restaurants in Bansko Todeva House has to be one of the best. ” I have pleasure in printing a Karen Martin’s view on her and her family’s favourite Bansko mehana. This follows on from the Obetsanova mehana nightmare https://banskoblog.com/2009/08/restaurant-rip-off/. “We have followed Mitko and Nadia as they had Pritsina Krutchma (probably spelt [...]

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Top 10 Bulgarian Wines: My Winner

Oct 10, 2009 14 Comments by

A little while back I took a look at the Top 20 Bulgarian Wines as voted by Bacchus Magazine. I also reviewed some of the Bulgarian beers in this article too. But today its the time of year when nothing like a good wine will do. For three must try reds, and one amazing white, [...]

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Bansko Film Festival: “My Bansko”

Oct 09, 2009 1 Comment by

The Bansko Film Festival takes place between 25th and 29th November and is the Ninth International Film Festival for mountains, extreme sports and adventures in Bulgaria. Take a look at film trailer above. More info at banskofilmfest.com. Christophe, the German film maker contacted me to say he is in the final editing of “My Bansko” [...]

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Wizz Air Fly To Varna From Luton

Sep 11, 2009 3 Comments by

Wizz Air continue to adapt and add new routes. And this additional route, along with Bourgas to Poznan, Bourgas to Prague, Sofia to Venice  and Sofia to Eindhoven (from 25 October) is superb news for all those looking to visit Bulgaria from UK, Poland, Czech Republic and Austria. The Wizz Air Varna service  complements BA flights to [...]

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Hiking In The Pirin: One Fine Weekend

Sep 03, 2009 2 Comments

Pirin is not only known for hosting Bulgaria’a most modern ski resort in Bulgaria, but also for being the steepest mountain of all, with sharp peaks and difficult tracks. Milena Tosheva and her friends and work colleagues, at myhome.bg in Sofia are a bunch of keen mountain and outdoors folks. They kindly sent sent in this account of their recent trip to Bansko. They [...]

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