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.

How to get from Sofia to Bansko bulgaria

Sofia to Bansko – bus, train, private & shared transfers

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

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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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 – The Rhodope Narrow Gauge Railway Bulgaria

The last remaining Bulgarian narrow gauge railway runs between Dobrinishte and Septemvri Bulgaria and covers a total of 125 kilometres ...
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How to Visit Rila Monastery [Bulgaria’s Most Beautiful Building]

The magnificent Rila Monastery is one of Bulgaria’s nine UNESCO World Heritage sites. This Eastern Orthodox Monastery is over 1,000 ...
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Bansko Summer Activities – The ULTIMATE Guide to Summer in Bansko

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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Best Bulgarian Food Guide

The Best Bulgarian Food Guide – What to Eat in Bansko

Welcome to our guide on the best things to eat in Bulgaria with a specific focus on what to eat ...
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Things to do in Veliko Tarnovo

Things to do in Veliko Tarnovo Bulgaria – How to Visit

Once the capital of Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo is one of Bulgaria’s most picturesque cities. Many of the things to do ...
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The Bansko Jazz Festival – Line Up, Program and More

The Bansko Jazz Festival is a Jazz and Music festival held in the mountain town of Bansko Bulgaria, since 1988 ...
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