My Favourite Places To Visit In Bulgaria

Jun 23, 2016 No Comments by

So many people I meet in Bansko are here for a few days in the summer. Visiting just Bansko would be like visiting London and only seeing Buckingham Palace. There is so much more. Every year I receive emails asking for tips on an itinerary that will satisfy the family travelling to Bulgaria. I offer something […]

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Skopje and Lake Ohrid Discovered

Sep 26, 2011 2 Comments by

Back from my Skopje and Lake Ohrid travels, and it is difficult writing this to know where to start. The Republic of Macedonia, often still referred to as the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia see wikipedia, has left me feeling intrigued and eager to share some of the delights of the capital, Skopje, and Lake Ohrid. Bansko, Bulgaria […]

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Vitosha Paragliding

Sep 22, 2011 No Comments by

Vitosha mountain dominates the Sofia skyline, and the fine weather, up until the rain this week, saw me taking time off to play in the sky. With the two person chair lift above Dragalevtsi taking both weekend hikers and paragliders right up to the tree line, this is the place to go on a fine […]

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Weather From The Lift: Paragliding In Sopot

Jul 18, 2011 3 Comments by

It was hot weather last week. So it was time for a short paragliding trip to Sopot. Sopot for me is known for its paragliding. It is located 136km east of Sofia and 63km north of Plovdiv. Not so long ago it was best known for making weapons. At one time, the factory employed some […]

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Elevation 2011: A Different Perspective

Jul 13, 2011 No Comments by

The Elevation Festival has had its fair amount of controversy reported in the Sofia Echo. Ticket sales were lower than expected, Jamiroquai cancelled his performance and very high winds cancelled Sunday’s performances. The event highlighted that, when it comes to weather, you always need a plan B. The location was very accessible between Bansko and […]

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More Snow In Bansko. Hot In UK

Feb 22, 2009 No Comments by

Still snowing in Bansko. Over 225cm of snow and perfect conditions for the forthcoming Ladies Downhill on the 27th and 28th and Ladies Super G on the 1st March. This event will put Bansko in the spotlight. But wait until the Men’s Super G in 2011 for the big one. Well I have been enjoying […]

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Facilities in Bansko and Around

Jun 28, 2008 No Comments

Floodlit Ice Skating only 100 metres from Mountain Residence 3 apartments. Baby sitting service Ski School is excellent, affordable and English speaking. Book with us on Eating Out means anything from sushi, pizza, italian, greek and the famous Bansko Mehanas (taverns)… try “sache” (grilled meats/vegetables) and the “shopska salad”. Ask for guide to favourite […]

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