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
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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.
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
Picture the scene. You’re returning to the slopes for the first time in a long time. Ski boots feel alien, the slopes look daunting, and you can’t remember the difference between pizza and French fries. How can you conquer both the mountain and your nerves? Whether it’s your first ski holiday, or you’re returning to the slopes after an injury, there are plenty of rational reasons to feel nervous about skiing. Hurtling down a mountain does carry its risks, unsurprisingly.