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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

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

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

How To Prepare For Ski Season 2019/20: The Countdown

Man in red skiing down a slope

Most ski seasons in Europe start around November/December time, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start prepping early to make the most of your skiing trip. We’ve compiled a countdown of what to do and when, from the best exercises to travel tips and packing advice to get you sorted for the slopes. Without further ado, here’s how to prepare for the ski season so you can hit the slopes raring to go.   12 Weeks Before: Pick Your Ski

The Alpine Skiing Bucket List

Extreme alpine skiing

Looking for your next challenge? From riding the highest zipline in the world and braving dizzying black runs, to tasting culinary curiosities in the finest restaurants, there’s a lot more to the Alps than meets the eye. The Alps are home to staggering peaks and world class ski areas, attracting skiers and snowboarders from across the globe. To fully make the most of this skier’s paradise, read on for our list of adrenaline packed, bucket-list worthy activities to complete. Without

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

Learn to Ski in a Day: The Rogue’s Handbook

If it’s your first ski trip and you’re not keen on being the last one down the mountain every time, it’s tempting to cut some corners when learning to ski. We wouldn’t call it cheating, per say. Rather, a crash course in skiing for those who are a little impatient, or who love a challenge. So, here’s our guide to help you learn to ski in a day. A word of warning: we’re not promising to make you a pro

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