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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 by

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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Learning Bulgarian: Mission (Im)possible?

Dec 08, 2009 6 Comments by

I’m not proud to admit it, but my Bulgarian is about as good as my Arabic — that is to say, close to hopeless. At the same time, I’ve met a few expats who have achieved a level of Bulgarian that impresses even locals. In my recent Food Guide, there were names of the dishes [...]

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Mountain Dream Ref MDG15

Nov 30, 2009 No Comments by

We are able to offer accommodation for 2009 and 2010 in a luxury one bedroom apartment (G15) which is part of Mountain Dream, a ski hotel in Bansko Bulgaria. The hotel is five minutes walk from the state of the art gondola station, with the hotel offering a ski on ski off facility it is [...]

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Is This A Record Bansko Restaurant Rip Off?

Aug 30, 2009 13 Comments

OBETSANOVA MEHANA, is a Bansko restaurant that is named and shamed in today’s review from Bansko Blog readers, Patrick and Sylvia from Ireland. Read on to see why their meal was as much fun as having a tooth pulled. Firstly my many thanks to them for sending this in. Restaurant owners and operators are changing [...]

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