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What The FAQ #7: Where Should I Eat For Christmas / New Year?

Nov 15, 2017 No Comments by

You’re coming to Bansko for Christmas and the New Year and you’re wondering where to have Christmas lunch/dinner and New Year’s dinner. Read on for ideas for then and for the rest of the season. Disclosure: some of the venues mentioned are sponsors of Bansko Blog. Whilst I never recommend anything I do not enjoy, [...]

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Protests For A Second Bansko Gondola Lift

Nov 14, 2017 No Comments by

Protests campaigning for a second gondola lift for Bansko were made yesterday. The slogan: “Bansko Against The Green Mafia“. I find it hard to comment on this topic because I suspect the issues and the politics are more complex than the media reveals. I strongly suspect that the real truth on gondola permission is known only [...]

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What The FAQ #6: Where Can I Get A Piste Map?

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by

One thing you need when you come to Bansko is a piste map. Click here to open, and download if you wish, your high resolution map in a new tab (it’s free). Bansko Blog works with Euphoria Bar and Grill, the home of our live cam, and you can pick up a printed map there, [...]

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Lift Pass Prices 2018

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2017/18 are here. Below are the 2017/18 ski pass prices. Click here to save on your discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers.     Click on colourful writing above for all your, ski and snowboard hire, lessons and transfers. FAQ’s These are updated are are the 2017/18 prices  No. of [...]

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Easy Jet Opens Bookings for Flights Until June 24th 2018

Sep 20, 2017 No Comments by

EasyJet opens for flight bookings up until June 24th 2018. Now is a great time to book a few Bansko ski trips. As I always say, March and early April are my recommended times to come to Bansko, if you can. Anytime from 4th March 2018 is good until the end of the season. Of [...]

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What The FAQ? #1: Taking and Spending Money in Bulgaria

Sep 11, 2017 No Comments by

What Currency Should I Bring To Bulgaria? In the first, of a new series of “What The FAQ?”, I answer the most Frequency Asked Questions on the topic of money. So hold on to your Leva, €Euro, £UK pounds, Shekels, Turkish Lira, Swiss Francs, Japanese Yen and $Dollars and read on Disclaimer: This article is for [...]

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Balkan Festival Bansko 2017: 3rd and 4th September 2017

Aug 31, 2017 No Comments

The Bohemi Festival is now a regular treat held in the Bansko central square. This year it is  on the 3rd and 5th September. Balkan music, tasty food and a friendly relaxed vibe. I have grown to like this festival more and more. Like all other Bansko festivals this summer, it is completely free. You [...]

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