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My Top Bulgarian Rose Wines

Jul 19, 2011 2 Comments by

Since last reviewing my top Bulgarian wines, there has been more and more competition in the world of Bulgarian wine. Some prices have come down, including my favourite, the top Enira 2007. Now 16 lev at Metro. But it’s hot and sunny here, and I’ve become attached to some more than acceptable rose´ wines. Summer [...]

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Top Sofia Restaurants Convenient For Bansko

Jul 10, 2011 No Comments by

Summer holidays are here and if you’ve had an early flight into Sofia,  you’re in your hire car and you are thinking that it will be best to pick up a sandwich at a service station, then read on for an alternative way. A better way to kick off your holiday in style. Hire Car: [...]

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Bansko Ski Season Ends Early

Mar 27, 2011 19 Comments by

The Bansko ski season seems to be ending early this year. Sunday 3rd April will be the last day of the ski lifts will be operating. UPDATE : ULEN CONFIRM ON BANSKOSKI.COM,  THAT LIFTS SHUT SUNDAY 3rd APRIL. I am not certain if this is just a commercial decision from Ulen, or one which is [...]

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An Englishman’s Cup of Kempinsky Tea in Bansko

Mar 06, 2011 No Comments by

How can an Englishman find proper tea in Bansko? He heads to the Kempinsky for tea. Real tea served in the same manner and style you may expect to find in London’s finest Fortnum & Mason’s or in any of the burgeoning tea shops in Britain. Tea is the new coffee – or something like [...]

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A Dream Bansko World Cup Ski Day

Feb 28, 2011 No Comments by

The Bansko World Cup action is over and I had one of the best ski weekends ever here in Bansko. The World Cup Skiing organisation in Bansko was almost faultless. The attention to detail was staggering. In a country which often sees only 80% of the job ever done; a place where I used to [...]

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Bansko Lift Pass Prices 2011

Dec 08, 2010 3 Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2011. A day rate of 55 lv for most of the season. 45 lv per day until 20th December and from 1st April 2011. UPDATE: Lift pass prices for 2012 are rumoured to be the same as last year. For 2012 six day LIFT pass discount pre book now and avoid [...]

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Ski Season Starts On 11th December 2010 — Vanya’s Non Skiing Guide

Dec 02, 2010 No Comments

This year’s Bansko ski season in will be officially opened on December 11th. As usual, a spectacular opening ceremony is expected.  A parallel slalom race with former ski legends, among whom Marc Girardeli, Luke Alphand, Andreas Wenzel, Maria Valizer, and Petar Popangelov is planned for 12.30 at the Alberto Tomba run — and there will [...]

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