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Perfect pistes. Snow coming. World cup action

Feb 17, 2012 4 Comments by

Another Bansko day of just simply sublime skiing.  Ski conditions here in Bansko are near perfection. This is a magical time to be here. Nearly three metres of snow on Todorka. Just checking the weather charts, I see there could be some more snow Tuesday. I am as excited as a kid in a candy [...]

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How To Reach The Black Sea From Sofia

Jul 20, 2011 No Comments by

Whilst the Pirin mountain range above Bansko has a lifetime of exploration, I always enjoy a change. Last weekend I was paragliding high up in the Stara Planina mountain range from Sopot. But when its very hot, or there’s some wind for windsurfing on its way, it’s time for the seaside. So today it’s off [...]

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Tsvetana Pironkova From Plovdiv: The Next Famous Bulgarian?

Jun 29, 2010 No Comments by

Tsvetana Pironkova, from Bulgaria, beat Venus Williams at Wimbledon today. The 22 year old Pironkova was on fine form. For tennis fans, the signs were good for her before Wimbledon after she beat fifth-seeded, and former Olympic champion, Russia’s Elena’s Dementieva. But her Wimbledon result is more than tennis, it’s a little like the World [...]

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Blog Review: One Year On

Feb 23, 2010 2 Comments by

Picture taken 19th February 2010: A Fine Bansko Morning Today is banskoblog.com’s first birthday. Over 140 people who turned up to the party at JJ Murphy’s first birthday on Friday. Thank You. Like many anniversaries, it’s a good time to look back at what made the last twelve months so memorable. Please read on for [...]

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Video Snow Report: Snowboard Editor’s Cut

Jan 21, 2010 No Comments by

It’s video snow reports today. And, oh yes, did I have fun. Brand new Head ski boots (RS 90′s 90/100) from the Head Test Centre revolutionisid my skiing. Not only were the ski conditions much better, but we enjoyed an apres ski tekkie fest editing the video you see above and below. Be sure to [...]

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Predela: Ref PR51

Dec 12, 2009 No Comments by

Predela Studio apartment 51 sleeps up to: 3  persons (Double Bed and Sofa bed). Located very close to Bansko’s premier hotel the Kempinski and the gondola lift station. Apartment 51 Predela (studio) Home: Studio Sleeps up to: 3   (Double Bed and Sofa bed) Rates: £100 to £250 Will consider: Short-breaks (4 days or fewer) [...]

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Ski Season Opening: Celebrity Party Time

Dec 11, 2009 1 Comment

The ski season in Bansko started on 8th December when 12,000 people were estimated to be staying in the town to celebrate “The students’ day”. The mayor, Alexander Kravarov, said the students who filled the resort came not only from all over Bulgaria, but from Greece — with at least 200 visitors from there too. [...]

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