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The Alps, Culture and Skiing: The Best Cultural Ski Resorts

alpine culture and agriculture

Eager to ski but looking to combine your trip with off-piste cultural activities? The Alps have a lot more to offer than just great ski and a lively après scene. If you’re not keen on the idea of skiing all day and partying all night, there are plenty of cultural options to discover throughout the region. From tasting the local delicacies in Alta Badia, to delving into the rich historical past of Samoens, you might be surprised what the Alps

Single Parent Ski Holidays: How to Get the Most Out of Them

A child skiing down the mountain

Families come in all shapes and sizes. Luckily, so do ski holidays! With only one adult to keep on top of things, you might think a single parent family holiday would be a logistical nightmare. However, a sole parent ski trip is easier than you think once you have a few key basics in place. Getting some much-needed quality time away from the stresses of everyday life is a privilege all families should enjoy. From the best child care, to

Learning to Ski at 40: Tips to Skiing Success

Skiing under blue skies

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Or can you? While it’s no secret that learning new skills can get harder with age as we lose some of our adventurous spirit, not all is lost. Learning to ski at 40 is perfectly possible. All it takes is hard work, determination and a whole lot of courage. To help you on your journey to skiing success, here’s some tips on how to learn to ski at 40 and keep up

Why Convenience is Key to Regular Ski Trips

A skier at the top of a slope

  Once you’ve experienced that first buzz of hurtling down a mountain on a pair of skis, most people are hooked for life. Gazing wistfully out of the plane window as you leave the slopes behind, you vow to yourself to be back next season, and every one after that to get your fix. However, life tends to have a habit of getting in the way of our grand plans. Work and family commitments often outweigh your chances of getting

5 Best Cheap Ski Resorts for Beginners

An infographic showcasing the cheapest ski resorts for beginners in the Alps

Keen to try out skiing for the first time but put off by high prices and anxious about tackling the slopes? There’s no need to fear! There are plenty of cheap ski resorts for beginners in the Alps with gentler slopes, great ski schools and calm ski areas. It’s even possible to go on a beginners ski holiday without breaking the bank! We’ve put a list together of the five best cheap ski resorts for beginners on a budget. Now

TOP 5 Popular Ski Resorts Near Geneva Airport

Due to the perfect location, Geneva airport is one of the most convenient ways to reach Alpine ski resorts. It’s very close to Genève city in Switzerland and gives easy access to many popular ski resorts not only in Switzerland, but also in France and Italy, too. In fact, if you get a quick transfer, you can get from airport to the slopes in about an hour! Keep on reading to see the TOP 5 most popular ski resorts near

Guide to Alpine Skiing Holiday from Australia

Northerners often dream about a never-ending summer. But for you, as an Australian, your dream vacation is probably some place full of snow. You’ve decided to go the the Alps – the perfect choice! Go on with this article and read some helpful advice on how to make your trip as easy as possible and what’s in offer around and about the Alps. Besides skiing, of course.   Top Tourist Attractions in the Alps Coming to the Alps from Australia

Wendy Hollands – The Aussie Outsider Who Lives in France

Today’s Alps2Alps guest is Wendy Hollands, a journalist, writer but, above all, snow-based activities lover! Let’s ask her some questions! 1) How long have you been living in France and why did you decide to move there? I’ve been permanently living in France since 2006, with lots of winter seasons there prior to that. I moved here because I fell in love with both the snow conditions and the language, and living in France meant I could enjoy both. 2)