There’s something deeply satisfying about a weekend on the slopes – it’s short enough to ski and party hard, but long enough to blow the cobwebs away. As you stride into the office on Monday morning, you’ll not only be the envy of the meeting room, but you’ll also have your holiday allowance in tact, says ski expert and travel writer Gabriella Le Breton.
Bansko is a beacon of affordable skiing in an Alpine world awash with excess. If you’ve never skied before and don’t want to risk blowing an expensive week’s holiday on something you might not love, take Friday off work and give Bansko a whirl.
If you’ve never skied before and don’t want to risk blowing an expensive week’s holiday on something you might not love, give a weekend in Bansko a whirl
The Kempinski Grand Hotel Arena has scooped Bulgaria’s best ski hotel award three years running, delivering Kempinski luxury at sensible prices. Set directly opposite the gondola, you can’t get closer to the slopes. Soak tired legs in the heated outdoor pools overlooking the mountains.