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Avoiding Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, Israeli and UK School Holidays: Winter 2020

Oct 09, 2019 No Comments by

We don’t need no education. If you send your little darling(s) off to school every day, then you’ll know that the state disapproves when you can, and can’t, take your family skiing holiday. Knowing this, it’s enough to make you consider home schooling and spend the whole season in Bansko. For the rest of my dear readers, [...]

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4 Important Things To Remember If You’re Planning A Trip Abroad

Sep 23, 2019 No Comments by

It’s easy for the mind to wander off and think about adventures, beaches, and parties. But, before you consider traveling abroad, there’s a lot of preparations and factors to consider to ensure that you have the ultimate travel experience. Below are 4 of the many important things to remember if you’re planning a trip abroad: [...]

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FAQ #15 When Is The Best Time To Come To Bansko?

Sep 14, 2019 No Comments by

When IsThe Best Time To Come To Bansko in the ski season? That’s the most frequently asked Bansko related question I receive in every count down to the ski season. And every season my answer is found on on this week’s video:   The secret is to decide what’s important for you. If your main aim [...]

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Thrifty Skiing: 5 Top Ways To Ski Under your Budget

Aug 28, 2019 No Comments by

There was a time when a ski holiday to the Alps was almost exclusively, the preserve of the reasonably well off. A typical ski trip was characterised by a full seven nights in a hotel, as part of a package. Whilst a small number of skiers would drive or take the train through France, to [...]

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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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Blue Bird day After 20cm of Fresh Dump: Snow Forecast for Next Week

Feb 24, 2019 No Comments by

Bansko World Cup 2019 has been a tremendous sporting spectacle but, it was somewhat ironic that, yesterday’s racing was cancelled because of snow. It’s dangerous to let competitors race in low visibility. The snow on Friday night provided 20cm+ of really fine powder snow. And the cold temperatures of -16C at the top and -11 [...]

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Piste Groomers Parade: Bansko’s Official Opening Day

Dec 15, 2018 No Comments

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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