Category Archives: Alps, ski resorts, travel

The Alps for Christmas: Alleviate Stress This Festive Season

Christmas tree ornaments

Christmas can be a stressful time of year – visiting your extended family, buying presents, keeping the kids happy, there’s plenty to worry about. It can be easy to forget that Christmas is meant to be a holiday. Why not remove the stress of the Christmas period by heading to the Alps for Christmas? We share some reasons why a ski holiday over Christmas will help alleviate stress during the holiday period. Skip the Family Gathering One of the most

Getting to Rise Ski Festival in Les Deux Alpes

Crowd at a ski music festival

There’s nothing more liberating than hitting the slopes in the morning and partying with friends late into the night. And when you attend a ski festival, you get a whole week of it! We take a look at the best ways to travel to Rise Ski Festival in Les Deux Alpes and what makes it the perfect destination for a skiing holiday with friends. Rise Ski Festival: What is it? Rise Ski Festival is a week-long party full of snow,

New Year’s Eve in the Alps: The Ultimate Party

Fireworks and sparkler for new year

Fireworks, drinks and partying on the slopes. New Year’s Eve in the Alps provides the ultimate party for skiers looking to let their hair down. To bring in 2020 in style, we’ve scoured the Alps for the best parties happening this season at the most legendary ski resorts. Best Ski Resorts for New Years in Europe Want to find out which are the best resorts for New Year’s parties in the Alps? Here’s a look at some of the biggest

The Alps2Alps Ski Awards 2019: Best Ski Resorts in the Alps

The Alps2Alps ski awards banner

With 2019 almost at its end, it can only mean one thing….. The Alps2Alps Ski Awards 2019 are here! This time round, we decided to put the power into your hands, as we asked our lovely Twitter followers for their opinion on the best ski resorts from around the Alps. Afterall, it’s dedicated skiers that have the insider knowledge on where to go! We’ve kept the usual categories like prettiest ski resort and best ski school and added some new

Christmas Events for Kids in the Alps: Family-Friendly Fun

Child decorating a christmas tree

Taking your family on a magical Christmas holiday to the Alps? Experiencing Christmas through the eyes of a child is a fantastic way to get into the festive spirit..and an alpine winter wonderland is bound to impress! Blankets of snow, horse drawn carriages and winter markets make the Alps the perfect setting for a white Christmas. To make this festive season one to remember, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Christmas events for kids taking place across

Customer Spotlight: Mr Young’s Ski Storage Experience

Ski storage service

Ever wondered what using our ski storage service is actually like? While we could spend hours telling you what makes us great, we thought we’d let one of our fantastic customers tell you for themselves. When Mr Tyrrell Young saw our ski storage offer, he was prompted to buy his very first pair of skis. Previously put off by the inconvenience and cost of transporting his own skis back and forth from London, he decided to use our ski storage

Top 5 Spooky Stories from the Alps

Misty valley forest in the Alps

The Alps aren’t just a place to go skiing. Imbued with magic and mystery, the Alps are home to stories of ghosts, ghouls and hideous creatures that lurk in the shadows and valleys. Almost every mountain town has their own story to tell, be it of witches, spirits or monsters. This Halloween, we’re taking a look at the top 5 spooky stories from the Alps. Urban legends or true stories? You decide. The White Lady Have you heard the tragic

The Alpine Skiing World Cup 2019/20: Your Snapshot Guide

Female skier competing in Alpine Skiing World Cup

The Alpine Skiing World Cup 2019/20 is almost upon us! Watching some of the most impressive skiers of all time compete for the grand prize in some of the best European ski resorts is an unmissable experience for skiing addicts. To find out what’s happening, where to watch and which skiers to look out for, we’ve put together this snapshot guide of the upcoming events. Read on for all of the events, venues and an overview of this major sporting

REVEALED: The Best Restaurants in the Alps

Food platter at an Alpine restaurant

Ski holidays are for fun on the slopes, reconnecting with friends and family, and indulging in some of the best cuisine the Alps has to offer. We all need to eat, especially when we’ve been calorie shredding on the slopes. So, why not make each meal a real experience? To help you avoid the tourist traps and disappointing dishes, we’ve put together a list of the best places to eat in the Alps. From Michelin starred restaurants to the best

Winter Activities in the Alps: Add to Your Ski Holiday

Looking for a little adventure? 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 winter activities in the Alps to

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