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EasyJet February 2018 Ski Holiday Flights: On Sale From 27th April

EasyJet from 27th April will release seats for sale from 5th February 2018 to 15th March 2018. Booking within the first day of launch almost always saves you money. They are very unlikely to get cheaper — but if they do lower the price you can now no longer claim the difference using the price guarantee [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|easyJet flights, Events, Getting Here, Half term skiing|Comments Off

What Is A “Digital Nomad”, And What Are They Doing In Bansko?

If you’re a Bansko business or an apartment owner, you may have heard of ‘Coworking Bansko’, and Digital Nomads, and be wondering what they are? This guest post from Magnus Huckvale, a digital nomad since 2005, sets out to answer these questions. Well, digital nomads certainly might be of interest to you as potential customers or [...]

By |April 12th, 2017|coworking Bansko, digital nomad, Living, Magnus Huckvale|Comments Off

How Good Can A “Bad” Powder Day Be?

This was my thought as I approached the top of the gondola lift this morning. It felt like everyone had given up the idea of skiing. Grey overcast and some light rain in town. And still there was rain at the top of the gondola lift. So straight up Bunderitsa 1 and 2 chair lifts [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Bansko weather, Skiing & Snowboarding, snow forecast, Weather|Comments Off

DUMP 2017: Fresh Snow On It’s Way

Snow will fall for Bansko from the early hours of tomorrow, Tuesday 4th April. I expect at least 8cm and then go on through much of the day. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will also see snow falls on the higher slopes. I think 15cm is possible. More happy good days on the slopes here in [...]

By |April 3rd, 2017|dump 2017, Featured, Skiing & Snowboarding, snow forecast, weather forecast|Comments Off

Top 5 Ways To Book and Save On Your Bansko Christmas and New Year Ski Trip

This is how to grab a bargain ski trip to Bansko this Christmas and New Year and for January 2018. And it starts right now because EasyJet launch their flights tomorrow 23rd March 2017 for flights from 29th October to 4th February 2018.   1.  Book your flight when they are first offered for sale By [...]

By |March 22nd, 2017|Bansko Christmas, bansko new year, saving money, Skiing & Snowboarding|Comments Off

When Will The Bansko Ski Season End?

This Bansko ski season is set to end on the 17th April 2017. And you, like me, will be thinking, what will the snow be like in April?  See my snow report from the snow road below:   Weather forecast Already we have typical Spring ski conditions. This means great skiing in the morning but slushy [...]

By |March 20th, 2017|ski guarantee, ski season end 2017, Skiing & Snowboarding, spring skiing|Comments Off

DUMP 2107: Epic Conditions With Snow Falling In Town

Another wonderful day on the slopes. Whilst I could not get up the mountain today, David and his friends joined me for a Facebook live video. We broadcast this by the base gondola lift station. Its;s nearly happy hour at The Happy End (15:30 to 16:30 with the Excellent Vagabond on stage The snow that [...]

By |March 12th, 2017|Bansko ski conditions, Skiing & Snowboarding, Weather, weather forecast|Comments Off

DUMP 2017: Epic Conditions with 80cm of Fresh Snow

It’s so nice when March delivers unto us the dump when we needed it most. Today was epic and yesterday, despite the fog at times, was a 9/10. The surreal floaty conditions and the fresh snow created an air cushion of joy between your skis, or your snowboard, and the harder piste bashed piste below [...]

By |March 10th, 2017|snow forecast, snow report, Tomahawk steak house, Weather|Comments Off

Skimania open at 08:00. Gondola starts at 08:30. DUMP 2017

With a later gondola start time of 08;00 skimania now open at 08:00 giving plenty of time for your to get to the gondola early for its start at 08:30. Skimania remain open until 21:00. Now let’s talk snow… DUMP 2017 Today’s fresh powder was very welcome. Please see snow report above. I think we’ll [...]

By |March 8th, 2017|Skiing & Snowboarding, skimania opening hours. gondola lift, Weather|Comments Off

Ski Lift Pass Prices Reduced By 20%

From 15th March until the end of the season the price of an adult lift pass is reduced from 58 leva (€29.63) to 46 leva (€23.50). A 20% reduction. This surprise announcement comes at a time when substantial snowfalls of 60cm+ are expected to fall over the next 7 days. There cannot be a better [...]

By |March 7th, 2017|gondola lift, ski lift pass price, Skiing & Snowboarding|Comments Off