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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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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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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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How to Plan Your Ski Holiday 2022

How to Plan Your Ski Holiday 2022

Whether you are planning for your very first ski holiday, or this is just your first season since the pandemic began, travelling has changed a lot over the past year. Advanced preparation is a must if you want to make the most out of your ski trip and be as prepared as possible. From packing advice and pre-ski exercises to COVID-19 requirements and accommodation, we have compiled this guide on how to plan your ski holidays for 2022.  So without…

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Learning to Ski at 40: Tips to Skiing Success

Learning to Ski at 40: Tips to Skiing Success

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Or can you? How hard is learning to ski at 40 onwards? While it’s no secret that learning new skills can get harder with age as we lose some of our adventurous spirit, not all is lost. Learning to ski at 40 is perfectly possible. All it takes is hard work, determination and a whole lot of courage. To help you on your journey to skiing success, here are some tips on…

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Tips for Choosing an Affordable Ski Holiday in Europe

Tips for Choosing an Affordable Ski Holiday in Europe

Skiing in the Alps is fantastic — but it doesn’t always come cheap. In this article, Robbie Fowle from H&T shares his tips for cutting the cost of a ski trip. A ski holiday is a fantastic option for families who are looking to be a bit more adventurous on their trips away. If you’re new to skiing, you can learn this new skill together, bonding and becoming even closer as you do. If you’ve had lessons or will be…

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