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How A Bolyarka Beer Saved Me From Blast Injury. A Trabant Fest In Velhiko Tarnovo

Mar 23, 2010 No Comments by

Nope not another Bansko video report! Time for a weekend escape. Trabant fans know that the picture above is from the medieval historical capital of Bulgaria, Velhiko Tarnovo and the Trabant Fest. So much to do and see, that on Saturday, after an early morning climb up to the Tsaravets fortress, I headed straight for, [...]

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Are My Top 12 Bansko Bars And Restaurants Yours Too?

Mar 02, 2010 37 Comments by

I recently reviewed some Bansko bars and restaurants which had music events that I had particularly enjoyed so far this season. Bars such as The Happy End, JJ Murphy’s first birthday party and the resident musician, “The Lizard” at Harry’s bar, have all shown what live music can bring to Bansko’s apres ski.  So what [...]

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JJ Murphy’s Party: Ani Lozanova And Free Beer

Feb 12, 2010 4 Comments by

Ani Lozanova and her band will be rocking the night away at JJ Murphy’s first anniversary party on Friday 19th February. It’s been one year since JJ Murphy’s opened its Bansko branch of their famous Murphy’s in Sofia. And what a party we have! Just check out Ani and her band in the video I [...]

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Bansko Bars And Restaurants: A Musical Theme

Feb 05, 2010 No Comments by

I’ve been taking in several Bansko bars and restaurants over the last six weeks. So it was high time that I offered an updated mention of those I have particularly enjoyed. So from gentle piano playing, to hard rock and to the upscale Sing Sing piano bar… it’s time to sample what Bansko does well: [...]

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Weather Forecast: Has Winter Arrived?

Jan 15, 2010 No Comments by

Bansko weather forecast is for light snow flurries. No video report from Ivanka today or picture. The next best thing is surely this lady from the Happy End podium…  Enough of that. There is a weak weather front over South Eastern Bulgaria but the main warm front will remain in Greece. So snow falls will [...]

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Twitter and Bansko

Dec 24, 2009 1 Comment by

Twitter, everyone has heard of it. It’s been the single biggest technology story of 2009. In fact a quick search revealed, according to Global Language Monitor (GLM), a Texas-based company which analyzes and tracks language trends, that ‘Twitter was the ‘Top Word of 2009. GLM president Paul Payack said “In a year dominated by world-shaking [...]

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Bansko Lift Pass Prices 2010

Dec 03, 2009 10 Comments

Bansko lift pass prices 09/10 remain the same as last season. Prices range from 40 leva (EUR20.50) per day from 1st April 2010 to 55 leva (EUR 28 approx) per day high season. With mid season (to 23/12/09 and between 11/1/10 and 31/3/10) 50 leva (EUR 25.60) per day. Season lift pass is a wallet [...]

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