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First Snow falls: Getting Colder

Nov 15, 2019 No Comments by

The first snow falls on the higher peaks. It’s time to get in the mood. Temperature will fall next week but we do need it colder for the snow making machines to start to work. I am not expecting early skiing but hope by 14th December 2019 we’ll have a good few lifts and pistes [...]

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What Is the Price of a Lift Pass?

Nov 14, 2019 No Comments by

What is the price of a Bansko Lift Pass? That is the question we are asked the most at Bansko Blog in this pre season period. The answer is not known for the 2019/20 ski season as this goes to press, but the answer will be on the follow link as soon as the process [...]

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Bansko Ski Season Starts 14th December 2019: A Look Ahead

Nov 06, 2019 No Comments by

With the Bansko ski season officially starting on the 14th December 2019, you’ll see that we have a big refresh of the ski hire shop. Much more space, new easy sliding doors and direct access to toilets. Moving walls and the reception area has already meant that there’s a more comfortable ski fitting space for [...]

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DiVino Wine Exhibition 22nd, 23rd, 24th November 2019: Inter Expo Centre Sofia (Halls 5 and 6)

Oct 10, 2019 No Comments by

My favourite wine event of the year, DiVino Taste exhibition is here very soon. at the Inter Expo Center, Sofia in Hall 5  from 22nd , 23rd and 24th November 2019. I recommend this exhibition as the best of its kind. I have ever missed one since it started. And this year will be no [...]

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Avoiding Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, Israeli and UK School Holidays: Winter 2020

Oct 09, 2019 No Comments by

We don’t need no education. If you send your little darling(s) off to school every day, then you’ll know that the state disapproves when you can, and can’t, take your family skiing holiday. Knowing this, it’s enough to make you consider home schooling and spend the whole season in Bansko. For the rest of my dear readers, [...]

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The FIS Ski World Cup Alpine Woman: 25th to 26th January 2020

Sep 18, 2019 No Comments by

The FIS Ski World Cup Alpine Woman is 25th to 26th January 2020 in Bansko. These events are always good fun to watch with the Downhill on the 25th January and the Giant Slalom on the 26th January 2020. However there is one thing that always causes me to dampen my enthusiasm — closed runs. [...]

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FAQ #15 When Is The Best Time To Come To Bansko?

Sep 14, 2019 No Comments

When IsThe Best Time To Come To Bansko in the ski season? That’s the most frequently asked Bansko related question I receive in every count down to the ski season. And every season my answer is found on on this week’s video:   The secret is to decide what’s important for you. If your main aim [...]

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