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By Jess
On: 29th November, 2016

Hit The Slopes

  • France
  • Italy
  • Iceland
  • Austria
  • Switzerland

Imagine this: you're sitting on a sofa 30 feet above the ground with two planks tied to your feet as you casually get hoiked up the side of a snowy mountain. What is this madness? Well, when put like that, skiing does sound a bit… odd. But who can deny the glory of fresh mountain air rushing…

Three Valleys
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By Dave
On: 7th January, 2014

Ski Trips: Best for…

  • Austria
  • Europe
  • France
  • Italy

It is at this time of year as the skies darken, that we long for the slopes. Here's our guide to our favourite resorts in Europe for ski trips this winter.

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By Ra
On: 7th December, 2012

Last Minute Ski Holidays for Christmas and New Year!

  • France

Clip up your boots, grab your poles and jump into your skis, here are our last minute ski holidays for Christmas and New Year! The snow is tipping down and the season is well and truly under way in Chamonix.

Whistler Ski Resort
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By Miranda
On: 6th December, 2012

Whistler Ski Holidays

  • Canada
  • North America

Canada is, for many people, the ultimate ski destination. Whether its quantity and quality of snow, the mountainside conditions and facilities, or even the in-resort features and standards; Canadian ski resorts are unbeatable on virtually all fronts. And none more so than Whistler. The…

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By Ra
On: 6th January, 2012

Tradition Meets Glamour in St Moritz Switzerland

  • Switzerland

As first research trips go...

Le K2 Hotel
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By Dave
On: 3rd January, 2012

Courchevel Hotels: The Wow Factor

  • The Three Valleys
  • France

Beyond impressive and unforgettable.

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By Tom
On: 10th October, 2011

Winter Ski Holidays

  • France
  • Italy
  • Norway

Four fab new trips for the winter of 2011-2012...The Indian Summer enjoyed by many in the UK of late is well and truly over, and we can now look forward to months of news bulletins featuring cars skidding around on icy roads and the BAA making up excuses for their usual shoddy…

Children skiing
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By Nick
On: 12th September, 2011

Skiing with Children: Help!

  • Switzerland

Ski resorts plus children under the age of two don't mix. You'd be forgiven for thinking that this is in fact law, given the multitude of mountain activities that bar children under the age of two. But avoid the main resorts and you'll find there's plenty to amuse both adults and infants...

Dolomites landscape
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By Dave
On: 24th February, 2011

Dolomites Holidays: A Safari with a Difference

  • Italy
  • The Dolomites

It's safe to say that a bespoke ski safari holiday in the Dolomites is not your traditional safari...

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By Nick
On: 17th January, 2011

Doing the Engadin Ski Marathon

  • Switzerland

I've done the Engadin Ski Marathon for the last three years, and although I'm certainly not the future of British Nordic skiing, these are my tips if you're thinking of doing it…