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The Melnik, Rozhen and Rupite Tour

Mar 28, 2019 No Comments by

Melnik is the smallest town in Bulgaria, its population is about 250 inhabitants. Located in the southwestern part of our country, near theGreek border, and is between the hills of Pirin and Belasitsa. The city is surrounded by magnificent and impressive earth pyramids. It is declared a cultural and historical reserve and a city-museum. The area is inhabited by the Thracian tribe [...]

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Saturday 23rd March it’s Noble Russian Night at the Come Prima restaurant, The Kempinski

Mar 07, 2019 No Comments by

Join me for another themed night in the Come Prima Restaurant at the Kempinski hotel. It features the Russian Legend of the Kremlin & my favourite champagne, Billecart-Salmon. On Saturday 23rd March February at 19:30 in the Kempinski. The event is part of the hotel’s new culinary tradition – organising thematic evenings devoted to various national [...]

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St Trifon’s Day & Valentine’s Day: Bringing Wine and Love Together

Feb 14, 2019 No Comments by

It’s February 14th and that means it’s Valentine’s Day! Or here in Bulgaria it’s St Trifon’s Day (known as Trifon Zarezan in Bulgaria). St Trifon’s is the patron of winegrowers and here are several legends why February 14th is celebrated as Trifon Zarezan. But the clue is in the word Zarezan which mean cut, or prune. [...]

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Saturday 16th February it’s SEAFOOD & LA SCOLCA NIGHT at the Come Prima restaurant, The Kempinski

Feb 13, 2019 No Comments by

Join Come Prima for another themed night in Come Prima Restaurant and enjoy delicious marine specialties accompanied by upscale La Scolca wines on Saturday 16th February at 19:30 in the Kempinski. By booking the Come Prima in the app, or on this link http://bit.ly/BanskoTableBooking, you’re helping me deliver the content you enjoy here. Bansko app for iPhone [...]

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Bansko App: Helping Bansko Visitors Since 2012

Feb 09, 2019 No Comments by

Because the Bansko App is now seven years old, today I take a moment reflect on the app. Bansko App went live on 14th February 2012 that has had continuous development to bring new features and new design interactions to bring it to it’s current state. Best of all has been the huge number of genuine [...]

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The Ski Season That Keeps on Giving: Snow Report and Forecast

Feb 07, 2019 No Comments by

As we are now half way through the Bansko winter ski season, it’s nice to pause for a second and reflect on how it’s all going. The good news was up until last Sunday that lift queues were way down on the previous season. And my greatest surprise has been how good it’s been for [...]

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Luxury Chalet and Spa Tia Maria: The Ultimate Chalet To Rent near Bansko

Jan 30, 2019 No Comments

Tia Maria Chalet and Spa is the Most Luxurious Chalet To Rent near Bansko. The photographs of this new five ensuite bedroom, 450 m2 luxury chalet, only tell part of the story. It’s only when I entered the grounds that I could see why this is such a good location for a luxury chalet. Here’s [...]

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