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Food Guide: Are You Ready To Order?

Dec 01, 2009 7 Comments by

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Bulgaria, hold the Indian, Mexican, Brazilian, Chinese, Thai, Italian and even the Japanese sushi and satisfy your appetite with Bulgarian cuisine. With a little advice in advance, there’ll be no risk of crying into your soup. Here’s my basic guide to Bulgarian food… get ready [...]

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METRO Store: How To Get Your Card

Nov 17, 2009 2 Comments by

Metro supermarket is the daddy of wholesalers. Many sites, but with two branches in Sofia and one in Blagoevgrad it’s ideal for those staying in self catering Bansko accommodation.  I just had to have my own Metro card as, whilst a foreign passport will usually gain me entry, entering the store via a UK passport [...]

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Sofia Flight Prices Cut By 20%: Wizz Air Offer

Oct 23, 2009 1 Comment by

A useful 20% off all Wizz Air flights booked between 22nd and 26th October for travel from today to 27th March has just been announced. This offer includes flights to Sofia from London Luton and from the many cities in Europe that now have direct Wizz Air flights. Full details at wizzair.com. Flight Cancellation Warning [...]

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Is Todeva House Your Favourite Mehana? A Reader’s Review

Oct 17, 2009 1 Comment by

“Out of all the restaurants in Bansko Todeva House has to be one of the best. ” I have pleasure in printing a Karen Martin’s view on her and her family’s favourite Bansko mehana. This follows on from the Obetsanova mehana nightmare https://banskoblog.com/2009/08/restaurant-rip-off/. “We have followed Mitko and Nadia as they had Pritsina Krutchma (probably spelt [...]

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Top 10 Bulgarian Wines: My Winner

Oct 10, 2009 14 Comments by

A little while back I took a look at the Top 20 Bulgarian Wines as voted by Bacchus Magazine. I also reviewed some of the Bulgarian beers in this article too. But today its the time of year when nothing like a good wine will do. For three must try reds, and one amazing white, [...]

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Pirin Golf Monthly Series: The Winners

Aug 05, 2009 No Comments by

The Third round of the monthly Pirin Golf Series took place on Sunday July 26th. Here’s the winning Ana Maria Vulkanova receiving her prize. She had 24 stableford points. Winning male in division A (less than 12 handicap) was Rouman Anastov with 31 stableford points. He has a 6 handicap. In division B (over 12 [...]

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Golf At Pirin Golf And Country Club: Tournament Details

May 28, 2009 4 Comments

Fancy a round of golf at the the fabulous new Pirin Golf And Country Club ? But before I go on to a neat way of getting a round in at this members only club, take a look at the incredible new club house. I took a look in early April — with snow on [...]

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