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Skiing vs Snowboarding: Which is Better?

Skiing vs Snowboarding: Which is Better?

One of the greatest debates of all time, skiing vs snowboarding: which is better? Whether you feel passionately about your choice of winter sport or you’re wondering which team to play for, we thought we’d weigh in on the issue. There’s pros and cons to both, so it’s time to decide once and for all – skiing or snowboarding? What Makes Skiing Awesome? Is skiing the best winter sport? More than half of those on the mountain believe so. Making…

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Winter Activities in the Alps: Add to Your Ski Holiday

Winter Activities in the Alps: Add to Your Ski Holiday

Looking for a little adventure and want to discover the best activities on offer this winter? Skiing is just the tip of the iceberg for a winter holiday in the Alps – it’s a giant snowy playground of adventures just waiting to be discovered! More and more resorts are offering an array of alternative activities for non-skiers, as well as tempting powder addicts to taste new adventures for a bit of extra fun on holiday. As specialists in winter activity…

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New Year’s Eve in the Alps: The Ultimate Party

New Year’s Eve in the Alps: The Ultimate Party

Ready to say goodbye to 2021? We don’t blame you! After a difficult year for many, we’re looking forward to donning our ski boots and party hats and heading to the Alps to bring in the new year properly! Fireworks, drinks and partying on the slopes. Skiing on New Year’s Eve in the Alps provides the ultimate destination for skiers looking to let their hair down. To bring in 2022 in style, we’ve scoured the Alps for the best parties…

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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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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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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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What is Ski Mountaineering? Best Mountains in the Alps

What is Ski Mountaineering? Best Mountains in the Alps

Combining the best of off-piste skiing, climbing and hiking, ski mountaineering is perfectly suited to nature lovers who aren’t afraid of an adrenaline rush. Sounds like fun? We explain what ski mountaineering is and explore the best ski mountaineering destinations to visit across the Alps. If you want to venture through remote mountain ranges, enjoy unspoilt nature from above the trees and challenge yourself to climb steep summits, this sport could be for you…   What is Ski Mountaineering? Put…

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Christmas Events for Kids in the Alps: Family-Friendly Fun

Christmas Events for Kids in the Alps: Family-Friendly Fun

Taking your family on a magical Christmas holiday to the Alps? Experiencing Christmas through the eyes of a child is a fantastic way to get into the festive spirit..and an alpine winter wonderland is bound to impress! Blankets of snow, horse drawn carriages and winter markets make the Alps the perfect setting for a white Christmas. To make this festive season one to remember, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Christmas events for kids taking place across…

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