Bulgarian Ski Resorts Are Illegal: Investigation

May 20, 2009 No Comments by

Bulgarians are accused of illegal development, flouting environmental rules and ignoring building regulations. BanskoBlog investigates. The accusations are simple. Environmentalists claim much of the expansion of the country’s ski areas has been done on land that is protected by international and national law. With Bulgaria now in the European Union, the EC is currently looking [...]

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Wizz Air Offer 20% Off: Today Only

May 19, 2009 1 Comment by

Photo credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Ala_z Wizz Air are offering 20% off all flights. Today only. If you’re thinking of visiting Bansko, or anywhere in Bulgaria, then this Wizz Air 20% off deal really makes a difference. The discount is off the taxes as well. Amazing! Best thing is to check ALL flights, including Wizz Air, Bulgaira Air, [...]

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Ikea Thessaloniki: 10 Reasons To Make the Journey

May 12, 2009 10 Comments by

Why Ikea, Thessaloniki, a two and a half hour drive from Bansko? Greece — another country and another world. Join me on my review of Thassaloniki’s IKEA and its potential value to Bulgaria’s property owners. I went in April, and the trip made a refreshing change of scenery — along with a welcome boost of [...]

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Gotse Delchev Airport

May 01, 2009 No Comments by

Gotse Delchev has an ex military airport which was sold some time back. Gotse Delchev is around 45 minutes drive from Bansko… and would therefore cut out the 2.5 hour typical journey from Sofia airport. So many people really believed there would be an airport some time soon. But you know what? Some reliable sources [...]

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Bansko Jazz Fest 2009: 8th-13th August

Apr 30, 2009 9 Comments by

Bansko Jazz Fest 2009 starts on 8th August and finishes on 13th August. The Jazz Fest video here I took last year at stage B, is the Ya Ya band. The diverse range of styles at the festival awaits visitors.  Jazz is a loose word… and you’ll see the full range: chill out jazz — [...]

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Top 10 Questions To Help Rent Your Apartment: Part 1

Apr 27, 2009 5 Comments by

With many web sites offering to rent your Bansko apartment, some readers have asked me the question… “How should I rent my apartment in Bansko?” Watch This Below: But before I start my Top 10 Tips for renting your apartment, it’s time to face the truth. The economic situation has slashed room rates of four [...]

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Top 10 Techniques For New Bloggers

Apr 22, 2009 2 Comments

Bansko Blog hits 100 articles today. But in every bloggers life comes a special day – the day they first launch a new blog. Now, unless you went out and purchased someone else’s blog, chances are your blog launched with only one very loyal reader – you. Maybe a few days later you received a [...]

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