Top Christmas Gifts for Skiers and Winter-Sports Enthusiasts

Top Christmas Gifts for Skiers and Winter-Sports Enthusiasts

The holiday season is finally upon us! If you know a keen skier or snowboarder who is lucky enough to be heading to the Alps this winter, you may be looking to buy them a ski-related gift so that they’re ready to hit the slopes this ski season. To try and help in the mad rush of shopping, we’ve put together our list of the top Christmas Gifts for skiers and winter-sports enthusiasts.   A hat with a sense of…

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The Alps at Christmas: A Holiday to Remember

The Alps at Christmas: A Holiday to Remember

There’s a certain magic in the air at Christmas. And there’s no place where this is more evident than at a festive alpine ski resort. Think velvety white snow, festive markets and warming hot chocolates in front of the fire at the end of an invigorating day on the slopes. Intrigued about what a Christmas holiday in the Alps looks like this year? Although there will be a few changes to ensure everyone stays safe, a skiing holiday at this…

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A GUIDE TO PLANNING AND SURVIVING GROUP SKI HOLIDAYS

A GUIDE TO PLANNING AND SURVIVING GROUP SKI HOLIDAYS

Are you craving the pack mentality? A group ski holiday might be calling your name. While there’s safety in numbers, group skiing isn’t for everyone. Whether you’re questioning if a group ski holiday is for you, or you just don’t know where to start with planning – we’re here to help. Discover survival tips and advice for the designated organiser in our guide to creating the best group ski trip ever… Advantages of Group Ski Trips in Europe Group holidays…

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Where to Ski Safely Without the Crowds This Winter

Where to Ski Safely Without the Crowds This Winter

When planning your ski holiday, one factor that often gets overlooked is how busy and crowded the best ski resorts can become in peak season. This year, amongst the chaos of Covid-19, it’s even more unlikely that you’ll want to be tripping over other skiers on the slopes or battling for space at the après ski bars and restaurants. Luckily, it’s possible to find safe and quieter top ski resorts in Europe a little off the beaten track. It’s knowing…

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Best Ski Festivals 2021 – 2022 in the Alps

Best Ski Festivals 2021 – 2022 in the Alps

After months of staying at home, we’re sure you’re looking forward to letting your hair down on the slopes this winter. Our guide to the best ski festivals for 2021/2022 includes the most exciting, eclectic and safe events happening across the Alps this season. The Alps is known for more than just its slopes and ample snow. The mountains are also home to a variety of festivals throughout the season, garnering a reputation especially within the music community. From live…

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WHAT’S NEW IN THE ALPS FOR 2021/2022?

WHAT’S NEW IN THE ALPS FOR 2021/2022?

After last winter was written off for most Alpine resorts, the ski sector is raring to go again, with plenty of new openings, developments and activities for those who are double vaccinated and ready to jump in ski boots first! If you’re a keen skier or snowboarder, you’re likely no stranger to the Alps. But what’s new in the Alps for 2021 and 2022? Let’s find out… Which Resorts are Now Open? With all the disruption from the pandemic over…

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Best Après Ski in Europe for Groups

Best Après Ski in Europe for Groups

As the name itself reveals, après ski is a concept born and bred in France before spreading to alpine hubs across the globe. There’s no denying après ski is a huge part of a ski holiday’s allure – heading to the mountains for a week of freedom from work, flying down the slopes with your mates and dancing on tabletops to thumping Euro-pop like no-ones watching in the piste-side bars. Europe is home to some of the best après ski…

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The Alpine Skiing World Cup 2021/22: Your Snapshot Guide

The Alpine Skiing World Cup 2021/22: Your Snapshot Guide

The Alpine Skiing World Cup 2021/22 is back! Watching some of the most impressive skiers of all time compete for the grand prize in some of the best European ski resorts is an unmissable experience for skiing addicts. To find out what’s happening, where to watch and which skiers to look out for, we’ve put together this snapshot guide of the upcoming events. Read on for all of the events, venues and an overview of this major sporting event. What…

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BOOKING A CHEAP FAMILY SKI HOLIDAY: HOW TO KEEP COSTS DOWN

BOOKING A CHEAP FAMILY SKI HOLIDAY: HOW TO KEEP COSTS DOWN

Uninterrupted quality time, perfect slopes and restorative family meals – what’s not to love about a family ski holiday? Before you start trying to answer that question with travel expenses, hefty lift pass prices and the après ski drinks bill, have a read of this. It’s easier than you might think to have a cheap family ski holiday without compromising on fun. Here’s our advice on how to keep costs down when booking a family ski holiday. How Much Does…

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Which Alps Resorts are Reopening this Season: 2021/22?

Which Alps Resorts are Reopening this Season: 2021/22?

The season we’ve all been waiting for is finally upon us! After months worth of disruption, it’s looking like the 2021/2022 ski season will go ahead as planned! Extended quarantine is being reduced and double vaccinated travellers are enjoying a more seamless transition between countries. Many ski enthusiasts can be more than a little confident of having a chance to dust off their skiing and snowboarding equipment this winter. It’s not always easy to navigate the complicated rules for travelling…

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