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Winter Season Starts Saturday 3rd December 2016

Dec 01, 2016 No Comments by

The winter season here in Bansko will start on Saturday 3rd December. This was announced on my live Facebook video with resort Marketing Director Ivan Obreykov. It was a beautiful day. With bright sunshine and nice cold -12 C temperatures. The snow depth at the top was 75 cm and at the top of the […]

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Bansko Ski Season Set To Start Soon: Snow Pictures

Nov 29, 2016 No Comments by

The snow came, temperature dropped and we are happy in Bansko. Last Saturday I interviewed Ivan Obreykov, Ulen’s Marketing Director. Thank you to Ivan for providing the pictures this morning. It was a really nice conversation and I invite you to take a listen. Receiving viewer’s comments and questions live makes it more fun for […]

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Snow and weather report for Bansko: Join me live

Nov 14, 2016 No Comments by

Saturday we went to take a look any the flood damage on the snow road. So do scroll down to see that video. But the real excitement was seeing more snow on Todorka peak. Lower temperatures coming and this should mean that snow making can resume. Here is my report from Sunday. This was also […]

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Dimitar Nikolov’s Six Little Known Bulgarian Rose Wine Gems

Jul 10, 2015 No Comments by

Bulgarian rose´ wine. Not always good, but these little known gems are a revelation and a testament to the focus on quality I’m seeing in the Bulgarian wine industry. Dimitar (“Mitko’) Nikolov, wine buyer, Decanter magazine judge and his wife, Donka (from apollowine.com) joins me on the terrace as we taste our way through the […]

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Bansko Beat Music Festival 10th & 11th July: James Arthur Headlines

May 27, 2015 No Comments by

The Bansko Beat Music Festival is on the 10th and 11th July and takes place within the main Bansko gondola lift car park. Headlining acts James Arthur, Little Dragon, Sam Feldt, Mo Horizons, Shawn Lee’s Ping Orchestra, Mo ‘Calamity & The Wizards, and many others perform for the two day festival here in Bansko, Bulgaria. […]

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Snow Falling And Tips For The Ski Season

Oct 25, 2014 4 Comments by

Bansko ski season is now in sight. Snow falling on the slopes of Bansko always bring to me a sense of anticipation of the season that lies ahead.   Snow forecast I anticipate around 10cm on higher slope over the next 24 hours. Cold temperatures to remain for at least the next five days. I’m […]

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Top 5 tips when arranging a Bansko ski trip

Oct 02, 2014 1 Comment

I know the feeling when placed in charge of arranging a group ski / snowboarding trip for friends. I used to organise the annual “lad’s trip” for around ten years. I picked various ski resorts in Europe. It was when someone asked me me, “Why Bansko?”. It got me thinking back to the time before […]

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