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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

Which Ski Resorts in the Alps Have the Most Blue Pistes?

ski resorts most blue pistes

You’ve already had your first taste of powder and now you’re back for more. If you’ve got the basics nailed, it’s time to take the step up to blue runs. We’ve scoured the mountains of Europe to find the ski areas in the Alps with the most blue pistes.  We’re looking beyond the number of runs at each resort but instead how many runs you’ll be able to access with ease.   11. Sestrière – 54 Blue Pistes Sestrière is

Early-Bird Winter Vacation Deals 2016/17

Alpine ski season is just around the corner to offer plenty of fun for those who love winter sports. Maybe you have a dilemma: to book ski holiday early or wait for the last minute bargain? There are a lot of benefits to being an early bird and planning your winter vacation sooner rather than later. Early booking is ideal if you want to get a cheap ski deal and have plenty of options. Or maybe you not only prefer

3 traveling tips for a perfect summer getaway in the Alps

Skiing season is long over and now there’re many other activities to do instead of racing down the slopes. Beginning of the hot summer means not only days filled with fun and laughter but also the potential dangers of elevated temperatures, wild animals and high mountains. We want to make sure you are OK in whatever you choose to do – summer tobogganing , lake swimming or cheese tasting, so here are some tips for unforgettable holidays. Be prepared for

The spring sale season has taken off – it’s time for a brand new ski equipment!

The ski season is over, the snow melts away and you’re left thinking: so now what? We say, it’s time to stop crying about the end of the ski season and start some shopping! Yes, you read it right – shopping. Spring is the best time to get rid of the old and outworn clothing, so why not change your ski equipment? When the season is over, it’s time for shops to make room for incoming ski & snowboard products.

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

4 great reasons to have a family spring vacation in Tirol

The Austrian state of Tirol is one of the most spectacular places to visit in all seasons. Everyone knows it offers world famous ski resorts and countless winter sports activities, but soon the skiing season will be over and then what? Skis off and hiking boots on! Snow will soon start melting and nature will revive, as the crocuses and snowdrops come to light on the meadows. Breathe in the fresh air and let the natural forces of nature have

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

What to pack for ski trip: the ultimate checklist

Packing for a trip is a troublesome task to begin with, but packing for your ultimate ski vacation can be a nightmare. We know that very well because of the countless attempts to pack a perfect suitcase. And we also know that wisdom really comes only from experience. In order to save your precious time, we made a checklist of items you may need or want to take on a skiing vacation. Obviously, everyone’s holiday is somewhat different, so everyone

The Origins of the World Famous Water Evian

Source: www.evian-tourisme.com This charming French town has more to offer than just fresh, delicious water! Évian-les-Bains or Évian is a commune in the south-eastern part of France, located in the beautiful and famous Rhône-Alpes region right on the shores of stunning Lake Geneva. This mesmerizing little town nowadays has one of the most popular resorts and spa centres in Europe – over the centuries Evian-les-Baines has been well known for its springs which provide the travellers and locals with absolutely delicious, refreshing water

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