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Summer 2019 Gondola Lift Times and Prices

Jun 10, 2019 No Comments by

The Bansko Summer 2019 gondola lift times and prices are here.  Bansko in the summer. It’s relaxed, warm (well it is now) and now ready for you. There is lots for all the family to do both in and around Bansko. Check out our excursions and activities in previous blog posts.   Gondola lift operating times [...]

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Kempinski Early Booking Deal from €62 per night: Themed culinary nights

May 21, 2019 No Comments by

The Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko offers a huge range of choices for an adventurous and relaxing summer holiday in Bulgaria. Full Disclosure: This is a press release from the Kempinski who are sponsors of Bansko Blog. Please bear this in mind when reading this content. But also that I do not recommend anything that I do [...]

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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

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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