Tales Of An Expat: Guest Blog From Lewis Davies

This is a guest post from Lewis Davies a British person living in Bansko. I recently found myself in a very fortunate situation, I’m a young guy in my early twenties who was fairly lucky in business very early on. Towards the end of September 2017 myself and my partner found that a business we [...]

By |January 15th, 2018|expat Bansko, Lewis Davies, The Irish Harp, Weather|Comments Off

Snow Falling: DUMP 2018 Has Begun

The Bansko snow forecast is looking very promising. Snow yesterday and last night is the first of many snowfalls expected over there coming week. As always I’ll be bringing you the weather conditions with the Bansko Morning Brief on Facebook. David has arrived and will be helping with the reports. Interesting new stuff includes the [...]

By |January 13th, 2018|Featured, Weather, weather forecast|Comments Off

5.1 Earthquake near Bulgaria Border near Radopolis in Greece Shakes Bansko

Earthquake 12 km from Radopolis in Greece is shakes Bansko. Having experienced some three previous earthquakes in Bulgaria I could tell this one was nothing major but, nonetheless, there is always a hint of concern. But this would have felt more of a long shake closer to the epicentre in Greece. My partner, Vanya, thought [...]

By |January 2nd, 2018|earthquake, Living, Shake|Comments Off

Adore Earth Studio: Massage and Aeroyoga Centre Opens in Bansko

Adore Earth Studio and the Aeroyoga Yoga Studio are now open at St John’s Park. Free pick up and drop off. Irena is setting out to do much more than massage. This is holistic massage that aims to be truly effective. Massage that focuses on your specific needs. Let her many years of experience help [...]

By |December 27th, 2017|Activities, aeroyoga, Living, massage|Comments Off

Bansko Ski Pass Prices 2017/18: No Price Increase!

Bansko ski lift pass prices 2017/18 stay the same as the last two skis seasons. Bansko is more affordable than most other ski resorts when combined with low cost accommodation and flights. Click here to save on your discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers.     Click on colourful writing above for [...]

By |December 23rd, 2017|pre book ski hire, ski lift pass prices 2018, Skiing & Snowboarding|Comments Off

What The FAQ #10: Where to go for New Year?

New Year’s Eve is the most lively evening in Bansko of the year. This page will be update with the offers I receive from venues. Al most all places are child friendly. Many places fill up over a week before New Year — so book now. If you’re staying in your apartment then you can [...]

By |December 12th, 2017|Bars and Restaurants|Comments Off

Bansko Ski Season 17/18 Starts Tuesday 12th December 2017

The first ski day is Tuesday 12th December 2017.  The gondola, Kolarski and Kotva lift will be open. The price of the daily ski pass is reduced until December 19th to just BGN 30 per day. Depending on the weather other lifts will open as well. Let the season begin. The good news is that from [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|2017/18 ski season start, lift opening, Lifts|Comments Off

Bansko Ball: 18th December 2017. Tickets Available

The Bansko Ball is back for another year. Bansko Blog and Bansko App are proud to be supporting the event through sponsorship. Ciara, the organiser writes to me saying “… another amazing evening of great food, live music, dancing, fab prizes, fun and of course to raise funds for worthwhile charities. Last year we had [...]

By |December 9th, 2017|Bansko Ball, Living|Comments Off

Restaurant Review: Swiss Fondue at Lucky Bansko Hotel

The new Fondue restaurant in Bansko’s Lucky Bansko Hotel is a welcome addition to Bansko’s restaurant scene. Here’s why I can recommend you try it. As you enter the hotel, the lobby design feels light and contemporary and the new fondue restaurant has had the designer’s touch too. It’s warm, comfortable and has that solid [...]

By |December 5th, 2017|Bars and Restaurants, Fondue restaurant, Lucky Bansko Hotel|Comments Off

It’s Snowing: First DUMP for Season 2017/18 has Begun

The live cams show the snow action. Its getting colder and now snowing in town. I expect to see 15cm on upper slopes by Friday — maybe more in parts. The snow will continue to fall all day and all night. And then continue for tomorrow too. The atmospheric pressure is just 1009 and this [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|Bansko Ski hire, snow forecast, Weather|Comments Off