Bulgaria is home to ASocialNomad – it’s where we come to recharge our batteries, sleep in the same bed for more than two nights and to hike.  Our base is in the ski resort town of Bansko.  The Pirin Mountains are our playground and mehanas of the Balkans our kitchen.

bansko jazz festival

The Bansko Jazz Festival 2019 – Line Up, Program and More

The Bansko Jazz Festival is a free festival held in the mountain town of Bansko Bulgaria, since 1988.  Bansko’s Jazz ...
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Summer in Bansko Glaze River 3

Bansko Summer Activities – Off Season in a Ski Town

Bansko in summer is simply a glorious place to spend the Bulgarian holidays.  Bansko is Bulgaria's largest ski resort and ...
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The Best Bulgarian Food Guide – What to Eat in Bansko

Bansko is Bulgaria’s largest ski resort and it’s where we’ve been spending the summer.  (Find out more about Bansko Summer ...
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How to get from Sofia to Bansko bulgaria

Sofia to Bansko – bus, train, private & shared transfers [2019]

Most folks will arrive in Bansko via Bulgaria’s capital city, Sofia, some 160 kilometres to the north.  It’s an easy ...
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Plovdiv to Bansko

Plovdiv to Bansko – bus, train, shared & private transfers [2019]

If you’re heading to Bansko, then it’s likely that you’re getting there from one of Bulgaria’s major cities – Sofia ...
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How to visit the Belitsa Bear Sanctuary – Dancing Bears Park Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Dancing Bears Park outside Belitsa is a park for the rehabilitation of dancing bears in Bulgaria.   This isn’t ...
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Buggy Tour in Bansko

Our Buggy Tour in Bansko – Going Offroad in Razlog

There’s an element of adrenaline to many of the activities available in Bansko.  From mountain biking to skiing, snowboarding, white ...
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Bansko to Istanbul Bulgaria to TURKEY

Bansko to Istanbul – Train and Bus Details – Bulgaria to Turkey

Bansko to Istanbul is an easy day trip, although it might be a long day.  In this article we'll cover ...
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All Season Bansko – Hiking, Skiing in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains

Bansko, Bulgaria’s largest ski resort is just two hours from the capital of Sofia.  It’s located on the edge of ...
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Bansko to Septemvri train trip

Bansko to Septemvri Train – Riding Bulgaria’s Narrow Gauge Railway

The last remaining Bulgarian narrow-gauge train runs between Dobrinishte and Septemvri and covers a total of 125 kilometres or 77 ...
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