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Why the World Started Skiing

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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”

TOP 5 Family & Adventure French Alps Summer Holidays

Summer is the perfect family time – no school for kids and you’re probably counting hours until your vacation starts. If you love mountains and active recreation, we have 4 words for you: French Alps summer holidays! In this article we have summarized our TOP 5 of the best French Alps summer resorts. Read on, choose your favourite one and have amazing French Alps summer holidays with lots of adventures!   #5 Les Menuires – For Kids of All Ages

TOP5 Last-Minute Ski Weekend Deals 2017

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Sometimes it takes just a few days away from daily routine to recharge and go on with productive work at work or school. Sounds good? Then keep on reading to find a lists of amazing last-minute ski weekend deals. All these ski resorts have everything you’d need for a ski weekend in the Alps: Lots of snow and sun; Weekend accommodation for 2-3 persons; Ski rental shops so that you can travel with less luggage; Last-minute and super comfy airport

Alpine Christmas Ski Holidays 2016

Winter, snow, lights, merry gatherings, the scent of gingerbread cookies… Are you looking forward to the magical Christmas time? Would you like to get away from the Christmas rush and just enjoy time with your family or friends? If you are planning a Christmas ski vacation, you are on the right track! And could there be a better place than the gorgeous Alpine slopes? Read this quick list of some of the best Alpine ski destinations for a winter getaway

Top French Ski Resorts for the Ski Season 2016 – 2017

Summer 2016 is already halfway and inevitably approaching towards autumn and winter seasons. That, of course, is sort of a sad feeling if you consider yourself a true summer patriot, but it also is one of the best things to know for all the snow and winter fun lovers! Start thinking about your ski holiday right away! If you opt for a ski holiday in France in 2016, here is some quick information about the most popular French ski resorts.

Alps2Alps choice: TOP 3 spa retreats in the Alps

Spring is the best time to renew and rejuvenate your body and soul for the upcoming summer season so it’s time for vacation! You can still ski in March and April and yet enjoy the nature’s awakening, but, we know, skiing probably isn’t the first thing on your mind when it comes to relaxing vacation. But what if we told you that you can have it all – an active day on the slopes, breathtaking views, bit of greenery peeking

How to Choose the Best Snowboard Bag to Protect Your Gear

You probably have invested a lot of money in your snowboard and all the equipment that goes with it, right? And, of course, your new and shiny board doesn’t just sit in your house waiting for better times. Ok, so here’s the question – how do you transport it? Please don’t say that you just throw it in the car with other stuff. In that case, the board is doomed to be scratched, damaged, or broken while not even on

Ski holidays in France – Top 5 ski & snowboard resorts for 2016

It’s time to explore the French Alps! Do you know how many ski resorts are in France? Hundreds! Besides, they are located in some of the most spectacular mountains in the world. Ok, there may be one tiny minus… France is not the cheapest country, but it has more options for skiers and snowboarders than any other country in the world. Another key attraction for skiing in France is the ease of access – many of the ski resorts are

Want to be amazing at snowboarding? Here is how!

So you have mastered the basics of snowboarding, you’re linking turns and feel confident on your board? Great! Then you are ready to move on and try out some of our intermediate snowboarding tips, because there’s nothing better than nailing a new trick, tearing up a new run or hitting a new feature for the first time. Of course, these tips can’t take the place of a great snowboard instructor, but will give you some things to think about when

Paragliding in France – Gravity, who needs it?

Paragliding in France – Gravity, who needs it? Gravity is greatly overrated. Unless you are film star Sandra Bullock and stand to make a lot of money floating around in your undies, gravity can be a tiresome force. Well, it does keeps our feet on the ground but who has not dreamed of being able to fly? What a wonderful sensation to feel the rush of air on the face, free as a bird, floating effortlessly above the earth, catching

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