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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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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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Easter Skiing Snow And Après Ski Forecast

Mar 22, 2016 No Comments by

Bansko for Western Easter (rather than Eastern Orthodox Easter (see this wikipedia linkis nearly upon us. But before I talk about the forecast, I can report that the last two weeks snow conditions have been tremendous. Fresh snowfalls meant great of piste days and cooler temperature and sunshine lead to especially enjoyable days on the […]

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Sun and fine skiing.

Feb 02, 2014 6 Comments by

Another good few days in to ski in Bansko. Most pistes open, include the plato. Watch video to GoPro action from the slopes and snow report. Some hard areas and some icy areas. But generally nice conditions. A lift queue rewarded early arrival to the lift. More queues likely tomorrow. Use the cams to time […]

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Five ways to enjoy Bansko’s skiing with 50% open

Jan 05, 2014 26 Comments by

The latest Bansko video snow forecast and report is here. With fewer people in Bansko than a normal New Year, there have been, nonetheless, very crowded pistes.   UPDATE; New video from Sunday 12th January 2014 When the snow conditions are relying on snow cannon snow. When you see the snow is not as hoped […]

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Earthquake in Sofia. Shaken in the night

May 22, 2012 5 Comments by

I woke up, then I screamed. Dazed, I wondered what was happening. The bed, the wardrobe doors, and the half opened door, are shaking and rattling loudly. The ceiling was moving in a blur above me. The lamp swinging vigorously. And this deep roar…   …   “It’s an earthquake (wikipedia link)” said my girlfriend. 03:00 […]

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Is It Too Warm For Men’s World Cup Skiing In Bansko?

Feb 08, 2011 No Comments

The ski video says it all. Which is just as well for non Bulgarian speakers watching. Our weather and snow forecasting from last week was, in general, about right. Well, yes and no it was right. We said it was going to get warm in Bansko, and Bulgaria in general– but this heat? In Winter? […]

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