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The Alps Vs. The U.S: A Ski Snowdown

Skier on Holiday in the Alps

When it comes to choosing where to go for your ski holiday, there seems to be millions of options out there. First things first, you need to narrow it down to continent. The two heavyweights are the French Alps in Europe, and the Rockies in North America. But, which one to choose? We’re aware most people don’t have the time to go trawling the internet for hours doing research. That’s why we’ve done the hard bit for you. We’re putting

5 Cheapest Ski Resorts for Families

Infographic cheapest ski resorts families

  A family ski holiday is a great way to have fun with your loved ones while spending some quality time with them. But, everything has a price tag. Costs soon add up and before you know it, what seemed like a nice family adventure can suddenly cost you a fortune. The solution? Skiing needn’t break the bank if you know where to look! We’ve found the 5 cheapest ski resorts for families in the Alps. Flaine, France Flaine is

Ski Resort Opening Dates 2018

New ski season Alps

  Planning your next ski season in Europe? Then you’ll need to know when the ski resorts open for the coming season. It can be a confusing task working out the best dates to book your flights so we’ve done the leg work for you and put together a list of the major ski resort opening dates for 2018 in the Alps. If you can’t find the resort you’re looking for on this list, it might well be that the

Alps2Alps 2018 Ski Awards

Alps2Alps ski awards

  The votes have been casted, counted and verified – and it’s finally here! Here are the Alps2Alps 2018 ski awards. Time to kick off the season in style! From off the slopes to on them, there’s every category you can think of. So, who are the winners? Let’s find out…   Most Eco-Friendly Ski Resort Best Ski Lift Shortest Lift Queues Prettiest Ski Resort Best Resort for Off-Piste Skiing Best Ski Clothes Company Best Ski Equipment Manufacturing Best Piece

What’s Happening in the Alps this April?

Skiers looking out over the Alps and ski resort

  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

Thrills, Chills & Breakout Stars: Winter Olympics 2018 Preview

winter Olympics 2018

For any winter sports lover, the Winter Olympics is an event to get truly excited about. We’ve almost been counting down the days! Four years is far too long to wait, and the suspense can be tough. But, it’s almost here! This year, the Winter Olympics will take place from 9th to 25th February 2018 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. To help commemorate the biggest occasion in the winter sports calendar, here’s our Winter Olympics 2018 Preview. Why We’re Excited

Best Ski Resorts for Techies

Technology can help make everyday life easier, right? So, how it can benefit our ski holidays? Who doesn’t want to avoid slow WiFi and old lifts? The digital revolt is hitting the slopes! While some may not like it, we can’t quite contain our excitement. If you have a shared love for technology and skiing, here’s our list of the best ski resorts for techies. Futuristic Ski Lifts Finally, the bane of all skiers’ lives, long lift queues, may soon

Best Ski Resorts for Crowd-Free School Holiday Skiing

Love skiing but hate the queues? In the school holidays, it can be hard to avoid the crowds that inevitably come hand in hand with the slopes. Skiing with kids makes for a more entertaining holiday! But, it also means travelling during peak times. To help you escape the masses, we’ve put together our list of the best ski resorts for crowd-free school holiday skiing. Cortina, Italy Cortina is ideal for those looking for somewhere far removed from purpose-built resorts.

How to Become a Solo Skiing Expert

Sadly, not all of us are surrounded by others who share our love for skiing. If the slopes are calling your name and you can’t resist the temptation, you might be considering going alone. The only problem is: how to go about it? Here’s how to become a solo skiing expert in no time. Meet New People ‘Solo’ skiing doesn’t mean you’ll be alone. In fact, it often means quite the opposite. When skiing solo, you’re encouraged to get out

Where to Watch Live Ski Racing in the Alps

Live ski racing is thrilling and exciting! If you’re a winter sports fanatic, you may enjoy watching ski racing as much as you love being on the slopes. The only problem, where should you watch it? Canada and North America are best known for ski racing, however this doesn’t benefit those heading to the Alps. To try and help, we have put together our list of where to watch live ski racing in the Alps. These are, in our opinion,

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