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A Travel-Addict’s Handbook to the Swiss Alps in Summer

A Travel-Addict’s Handbook to the Swiss Alps in Summer

Who said mountains were only for winter? Contrary to popular opinion, the Alps make the perfect summer holiday destination. Once keen skiers and snowboarders have finished tearing through the pistes for the year, the Alps transform, giving way to an exciting range of summer outdoor pursuits. Boasting many undiscovered hidden gems, there’s a lot on offer in the mountains all year round. Still unconvinced? Here’s a travel-addict’s handbook to the Swiss Alps in summer. Lake Geneva Shared by France and

Why the Austrian Alps Come to Life in Summer

Why the Austrian Alps Come to Life in Summer

Austria’s appeal as a holiday destination doesn’t disappear when the snow does. While it’s one of the most popular skiing resorts in the world, home to the infamous Kitzbühel, it’s also the perfect summer holiday retreat. Why not swap the snowy slopes for sunny adventures? If you’re still unconvinced, here’s why the Austrian Alps come to life in summer. Tiroler Lech Nature Park Extending across the majestic Lechtal Alps, the Tiroler Lech Nature Park is home to breath-taking views, rare

5 Picture-Perfect French Alps Summer Holiday Destinations

6 Picture-Perfect French Alps Summer Holiday Destinations

The French Alps are an infamous holiday destination, best known for the thrills they provide keen skiers year after year. But, you might not consider the French Alps a summer holiday destination! We’re here to change this! The French Alps transform in the summer, becoming the perfect summer holiday location, you just need to know where to look. So, if you’re not sure where to head when the temperature warms up, here are 5 picture-perfect French Alps summer holiday destinations.

Hidden Gems that Bring the Italian Alps to Life in Summer

Hidden gems that bring Italian Alps to life summer

Italy is a hugely popular summer destination. But, when the temperature rises, you might not think of heading to the Alps to soak up the sun. Whether you’re looking for adrenaline-fueled action, stunning scenery, or a chance to relax, the Italian Alps have it all. Still unconvinced? Here are the hidden gems that bring the Italian Alps to life in summer. Lake Garda Lake Garda is one of the main attractions of visiting the Italian Alps during the summer. But,

How to Service Your Skis – End of Season Ski Maintenance

How to service your skis

Own your own skis? If so, once you’ve finished tearing through the snow this ski season, there’s just one more thing to think about. While it’s tempting to get lazy at the end of the season, especially with summer getting closer, remember to take care of your ski gear. If you plan on returning to the slopes next year, don’t skip ski maintenance! You’ve avoided the rental store queues for the whole season, now it’s time to look after your

Work Hard, Ski Hard: How to Become a Slope-Side Digital Nomad

Are you a wanderlust who’s craving the freedom to roam as you please? The digital nomad lifestyle might be calling your name! Who wouldn’t want to be free to live and work wherever they choose? Why not head to a ski resort? Becoming a digital nomad will help you pack in more slope time than you ever thought possible! Tempted? Here’s how to become a slope-side digital nomad.   Before You Go… The appeal of becoming a digital nomad is

What’s Happening in the Alps this April?

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Fancy seeing the end of the ski season off in style? If you’re lucky enough to be heading to the Alps this month, you might be wondering what events are taking place while you’re there. With the ski season coming to a close, you’d be forgiven for thinking there won’t be much happening off the slopes. But you’d be wrong! The end of the ski season is just as exciting as the start! Here’s what’s happening in the Alps this

Sustainable Slopes: The Eco-Pistes Revolution

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Ski holidays aren’t famous for their green reputation, which is why skiers often get a bad name among eco-warriors. This reputation is slightly unfair, skiers are only a tiny contribution to the world’s carbon footprint. But, it can’t be denied that we feel a pang of guilt at the thought of harming our beloved slopes. Climate change is now the number one concern of mountain communities. So, we’re leading the eco revolution on the pistes! But, how do you go

Top Tips for Preventing Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

Preventing Skiing Injuries

More people are taking to the slopes than ever before. Both disciplines require good balance and lots of confidence regardless of skill. We’re not here to take the fun out of things, however skiing and snowboarding can be dangerous pastimes which can cause a variety of injuries. To keep you safe out there, we’ve taken a look at the common injuries associated with these extreme sports. Here are our top tips for preventing skiing and snowboarding injuries. Wear Correct Fitting

Craving the Pack Mentality? A Guide to 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 right for everyone. If you consider yourself a lone wolf on the slopes, you might be questioning whether or not a group ski holiday is for you. We’re here to help. We’ve come up with the pros and cons, survival tips, and some advice for the designated organiser. Here’s our guide to group ski holidays. Advantages of