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Why the World Started Skiing

Three skiers walking as the sun starts to set

Year on year people flock to ski resorts around the world to partake in the activity of skiing. However, it’s likely a large majority of the population have never asked themselves a crucial question. How did skiing even start? We’re going to explain why the world started skiing, and how our beloved snow sport came to be what it is today: It Was a Way to Survive When discussing the origin of skiing, it’s difficult to believe the word “survival”

The Best Resorts in the Alps for Foodies

Five plates each with a different food.

Some of the best ski resorts don’t gain their reputation solely off of skiing. For those who identify as both skiers AND foodies, there are some resorts in particular to suit your needs. Whether its casual venues with top quality food or Michelin star restaurants, you’ll be struck by how much choice you have. Here are the best resorts in the Alps for foodies: Alta Badia, Italy This Italian ski resort is located on the sunnier side of the Alps,

Unique Ways to Improve Your Skiing

Woman on a high mountain ledge overlooking a river.

Many think the only way to improve your skiing technique is to either do some lessons or just do more skiing. While both are valuable pieces of advice, there’s a variety of other ways to become a better skier. Some of these have fairly unexpected crossovers with skiing, but could definitely help boost and maintain some core elements of your technique. It’s definitely worth a try! So, without further ado, here are some unique ways to improve your skiing: Skate

Best Places for Last-Minute Summer Getaways in the Alps

Best places for last-minute getaways Alps

Summer is in full swing! Once the temperature rises, lots of us start packing our bags to make the most of it. But, many don’t have too much time to spare! So, if you’re seeking a quick weekend break, or a short mid-week vacation, you can’t venture too far out. No one wants to waste these precious hours travelling! This is why Alpine ski resorts are the perfect choice of destination. Unconvinced? Here are the best places for last-minute summer

Ski Resorts That Made It to the Big Screen

Ski resorts that made it to the big screen

  It’s summer season, the sun is out, and those of us unable to hit the slopes in the off-season are experiencing some skiing blues. However, we know a good way to counteract those blues! Ski resorts (and skiing in general) have been featured in many movies over the years, and for good reason. The Alps are especially known for their wonderful environments and scenery, making them excellent film sets. So, you can indulge yourself in a few select movies

The Best Spots for Glacier Skiing in the Alps

The Best Spots for Glacier Skiing Alps

  As you’d expect, people associate skiing with the winter season. It makes sense, since skiing tends to take place atop snow-capped mountains. However, skiing definitely happens during the summer period. Many ski resorts play home to a high altitude glacier where a lot of summer skiing takes place. Our guide will dive into our best spots for glacier skiing in the Alps. Who said the slopes were only for winter? What is Glacier Skiing? Glaciers are formed when large

Mountainside Adventures: Reasons to Go Camping in the French Alps

Camping in the French Alps

  Sleeping in a tent? Cooking over an open fire? Setting off into the wilderness in whichever direction you choose? Sounds like the perfect holiday to us… well, apart from skiing of course! One of the big appeals to camping is disconnecting from our normally hectic lives and reconnecting with nature. While there’s a myriad of amazing camping destinations, nothing quite matches the French Alps. If you’re debating whether to go camping in the French Alps this summer, we’re going

What Is It Actually Like to Go Skiing in Summer?

Skiing in Summer

Summer skiing is still a relatively new concept. When have you ever heard someone say they’re going skiing in May? Winter is still the season of choice for the avid skier, but summer skiing isn’t just a toned down experience of the former. In fact, it’s a different experience altogether! There are a variety of ski resorts open all year round, so we’ve gone through the trouble of explaining what it’s like to go skiing in summer. Hopefully this guide

What are the Best Value Ski Resorts in Europe?

best value ski resorts europe

Let’s face it, who doesn’t love to save money? Believe it or not, skiing doesn’t have to break the bank. There are plenty of ways to save money on your trip, including heading to a cheaper ski resort. The only problem is: where should you visit to enjoy a snow-load of savings? In fact, there are more cheap ski destinations than you might think! Here are the best value ski resorts in Europe.   Best Value Ski Resorts in France

When is the Best Time to Book a Ski Holiday?

When is the Best Time to Book a Ski Holiday

Itching to get back on the slopes? It’s never too early to start thinking about booking your next ski holiday! When it comes to skiing, every holiday is different. Some are looking for the emptiest pistes, some for child-friendly slopes, some for the best après. So, when should you head to the slopes? We shed some light on the best time to book a ski holiday. When is the Best Time to Go Skiing? The best time to go skiing