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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 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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What The FAQ #8: My Top 11 Venues In Bansko

Nov 22, 2017 No Comments by

Fellow Bansko gastronauts and drinkers, we’re approaching the ski season; it’s time to take a look at what’s happening in Bansko’s restaurants this year. Armed with a healthy post ski healthy thirst, a ravenous appetite and some good friends, I’m now ready to predict the top 11 places I’m looking forward to trying this season. [...]

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Kempinski Grand Arena Bansko: Natalia Kashirskaya the New General Manager

Sep 19, 2017 No Comments by

Bansko regulars will know that Kempinski Grand Arena Bansko is the landmark hotel located by the gondola lift. It sets an upscale five star offering year round. But first I offer my fond farewell to Carsten Seubert, the outgoing General Manager. Some great times including us skiing together and me, not known to be slow [...]

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5 star nights at the 5 star ski resort Bansko

Sep 14, 2017 No Comments by

If you decide to spend a vacation in Bansko, it is better to choose a proper hotel in advance so that your holiday is made complete. This is why you need to do your own research and discover what the 5-star Apart Hotel Lucky Bansko Spa & Relax is offering. Disclosure: This article is a [...]

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How Good Can A “Bad” Powder Day Be?

Apr 06, 2017 No Comments

This was my thought as I approached the top of the gondola lift this morning. It felt like everyone had given up the idea of skiing. Grey overcast and some light rain in town. And still there was rain at the top of the gondola lift. So straight up Bunderitsa 1 and 2 chair lifts [...]

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