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What’s New in the Alps this Season?

Skiers walking up large slope

The winter season is fast approaching! It’s almost that time of year again – there’ll be guaranteed snow and people all around the world will be flooding into the mountains. As with each new season, there are new developments which serve to further everyone’s experience. These can range from the addition of an extra ski lift to a full-blown music festival. Here’s our guide on what’s new in the Alps this season: What’s Happening in the French Alps? The French

What Should Be On Your Pre-Season Ski Shopping List?

Skier dressed in blue ski gear on mountain

The winter skiing season is fast approaching! There can be a lot to remember when packing, and even the most experienced can be overwhelmed by each trip. Whether you’re a first-time skier or returning after a break following the previous season, a pre-season shopping list is a good way of keeping track of your equipment. Organisation is key. Splitting your list into groups and identifying the key essentials will help the process run far smoother. It will also help identify

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

Bowls of food on white table

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 trying to improve her skiing performance by practising yoga

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

Green fields in the Alps during the Summer

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

Clapperboard in front of white snowy mountain

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 that

The Best Spots for Glacier Skiing in the Alps

Skier racing down a glacier

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 masses

Mountainside Adventures: Reasons to Go Camping in the French Alps

Tent on a high mountain

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 to

What Is It Actually Like to Go Skiing in Summer?

Someone 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