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Thrills, Chills & Breakout Stars: Winter Olympics 2018 Preview

winter Olympics 2018

For any winter sports lover, the Winter Olympics is an event to get truly excited about. We’ve almost been counting down the days! Four years is far too long to wait, and the suspense can be tough. But, it’s almost here! This year, the Winter Olympics will take place from 9th to 25th February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. To help commemorate the biggest occasion in the winter sports calendar, here’s our Winter Olympics 2018 Preview. Why We’re Excited

Best Ski Resorts for Techies

Technology can help make everyday life easier, right? So, how it can benefit our ski holidays? Who doesn’t want to avoid slow WiFi and old lifts? The digital revolt is hitting the slopes! While some may not like it, we can’t quite contain our excitement. If you have a shared love for technology and skiing, here’s our list of the best ski resorts for techies. Futuristic Ski Lifts Finally, the bane of all skiers’ lives, long lift queues, may soon

Best Ski Resorts for Crowd-Free School Holiday Skiing

Love skiing but hate the queues? In the school holidays, it can be hard to avoid the crowds that inevitably come hand in hand with the slopes. Skiing with kids makes for a more entertaining holiday! But, it also means travelling during peak times. To help you escape the masses, we’ve put together our list of the best ski resorts for crowd-free school holiday skiing. Cortina, Italy Cortina is ideal for those looking for somewhere far removed from purpose-built resorts.

How to Become a Solo Skiing Expert

Sadly, not all of us are surrounded by others who share our love for skiing. If the slopes are calling your name and you can’t resist the temptation, you might be considering going alone. The only problem is: how to go about it? Here’s how to become a solo skiing expert in no time. Meet New People ‘Solo’ skiing doesn’t mean you’ll be alone. In fact, it often means quite the opposite. When skiing solo, you’re encouraged to get out

Where to Watch Live Ski Racing in the Alps

Live ski racing is thrilling and exciting! If you’re a winter sports fanatic, you may enjoy watching ski racing as much as you love being on the slopes. The only problem, where should you watch it? Canada and North America are best known for ski racing, however this doesn’t benefit those heading to the Alps. To try and help, we have put together our list of where to watch live ski racing in the Alps. These are, in our opinion,

What’s happening in the Alps this December?

Professional skier competing - what's happening in the Alps this December

Pre-Christmas is an exciting time to visit the Alps! There is excitement in the air, a lively atmosphere, and everyone is eager to get their boots into the fresh snow. The beginning of the ski season is jam-packed with events to entertain you off the slopes! There’s something for everyone. From fashion shows to Christmas markets, you will find events to please all ages and suit all tastes. So, what’s happening in the Alps this December? Here’s everything you need

10 Mind-Blowing Skiing Videos

Get ready for some action! If you’re getting excited for your holiday, looking to pick up a few tips, or simply love winter sports- you’ll probably be addicted to YouTube ski videos right about now! But which are the best? We’ve put together a list of our favourite mind-blowing skiing videos out there. This is the closest you can get to the thrills of the slopes without actually being on them. It’s amazing what some people can achieve with a

Win €100 Off Any Ski Transfer with Alps 2 Alps

win 100 euros off ski transfer competition

Planning your skiing holiday? Fancy winning €100 off any ski transfer? Winter is upon us, and here at Alps2Alps we love making it easier for you to hit the slopes. We run to and from all the main airports in France, Switzerland, Austria and Italy. Our team is made up of friendly, English-speaking drivers who make it their mission to bring you the best service possible. Whilst we believe in reliable, affordable transfers, we also believe in rewarding our customers.

Best Alpine Winter Activities to Add Adventure to your Ski Holiday

Skiing is just the tip of the iceberg for winter fun 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 holidays Undiscovered Mountains have shortlisted the best Alpine winter activities to help you choose where to spend

14 Ski Hacks That’ll Guarantee You Get More Time on the Slopes

ski hacks more time on slopes

Winter is fast approaching and if you’re as excited as us, you’ve probably already started planning your next trip already. Whether you’re craving a romantic retreat or a fun-filled family break, you want to make sure you’re getting the most from your experience. We’ve put together a list of 14 ski hacks that’ll guarantee you get more time on the slopes.   1. Planning a Family Trip? Scope Out the Best Options for Kids Planning on hitting the slopes with

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