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The Irish Harp: A Bansko Evening To Remember

Jan 18, 2017 No Comments by

Brian, the owner of The Irish Harp in Bansko, has made his mark on the culinary scene here for many years now. So I was delighted when he invited me to try the cooking of his new chef. Seeking feedback is always good for any business, so I highly appreciate Brian’s desire to listen to, and [...]

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Wine Lovers Weekend In Plovdiv: Top 5 Places To Visit

Oct 23, 2016 No Comments by

Plovdiv, European Capital of Culture 2019, is my favourite city in Bulgaria. So John, a friend from the UK, and a regular Bansko visitor came to visit me the other weekend. Now was the time for me to show-off the delights of what Plovdiv has to offer a fellow wine lover. Plovdiv is a two [...]

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A Comprehensive List Of Travel Tech Tools Now And For The Future

Sep 09, 2015 No Comments by

Travel and tech go together like skis and snow. I love tech if it helps me to be more productive. As the autumn and winter approach I open up my kit bag and reveal my “material self”. Read on for the best in travel tech from charging leads, adapters, earphones to computers, phone and apps. This summer, [...]

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Shuttle And Private Transfers From €13.95

Jul 09, 2015 No Comments by

Sofia airport to Bansko transfers from €13.95, shuttle transfers, private transfers, taxis, car hire and public transport options are all here. Book with confidence with our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Please visit the discounted ski & snowboard hire, lessons and lift passes, packages page for transfers as well as my discounted ski and snowboard hire, lessons and lift [...]

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The secrets of a Bansko hotel manager by Ian Gardiner

Nov 20, 2013 10 Comments by

The life and secrets of managing a hotel by Ian Gardiner, General Manager at Saint George Palace, makes fascinating reading. He discusses his life in Bansko and offers up some tips for visitors and locals alike. It is a pleasure for me to share our conversation.   Tell me a little about you and how you [...]

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Bansko interview; the artist behind the map

Nov 07, 2013 No Comments by

Pollina is the artist behind Bansko Town & Piste Map, by hand. We are working on the final improvements to the map before printing on paper, posting here for free download and free in resort. So I took time to learn more about Pollina, known as Jo Iyaa (https://joiyaa.blogspot.com/). Read on for her, at time [...]

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How to ski in Bansko the same day as you land in Sofia

Sep 04, 2013 2 Comments

The red eye Easy Jet flights from Manchester and London Gatwick have one thing going for them… you can get an afternoon ski or snowboard in. Read on for how I tested this challenge on two occasions (albeit this summer) and how to stack the odds in your favour to make it happen. It all [...]

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