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When is the Best Time to Book a Ski Holiday?

When is the Best Time to Book a Ski Holiday

Itching to get back on the slopes? It’s never too early to start thinking about booking your next ski holiday! When it comes to skiing, every holiday is different. Some are looking for the emptiest pistes, some for child-friendly slopes, some for the best après. So, when should you head to the slopes? We shed some light on the best time to book a ski holiday. When is the Best Time to Go Skiing? The best time to go skiing

Work Hard, Ski Hard: How to Become a Slope-Side Digital Nomad

Are you a wanderlust who’s craving the freedom to roam as you please? The digital nomad lifestyle might be calling your name! Who wouldn’t want to be free to live and work wherever they choose? Why not head to a ski resort? Becoming a digital nomad will help you pack in more slope time than you ever thought possible! Tempted? Here’s how to become a slope-side digital nomad.   Before You Go… The appeal of becoming a digital nomad is

Top Tips for Preventing Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

Preventing Skiing Injuries

More people are taking to the slopes than ever before. Both disciplines require good balance and lots of confidence regardless of skill. We’re not here to take the fun out of things, however skiing and snowboarding can be dangerous pastimes which can cause a variety of injuries. To keep you safe out there, we’ve taken a look at the common injuries associated with these extreme sports. Here are our top tips for preventing skiing and snowboarding injuries. Wear Correct Fitting

How to Ski Safely: A Guide to Safer Slopes

Whether we like it or not, there are some risks involved with our winter sports. Unsurprisingly, hurtling down a mountain can pose some threats. But, if you’re anything like us, these dangers won’t stop you being first in the lift queue each season. The best slope experiences are often the most dangerous! Venturing off-piste, attempting a black run, performing a stunt… It can be hard to stay safe out there! So, how do you avoid the risks of skiing while

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

Learn How to Snowboard in a Day: The Cheat’s Guide

Whether it’s your first-time on the slopes and you don’t want to be left out, or you’re simply impatient, you might be tempted to learn to snowboard in a day. Some might say this is impossible without lessons. But, who doesn’t love a challenge? There are some reasons why learning to snowboard in a day is a bad idea. But, we’re not always sensible either. Nobody wants to be the last one down the mountain every time! So, here’s our

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

How to Cram a Week’s Snow into Your Weekend Ski Break

Picture the scene. It’s a grey Wednesday afternoon, and the burden of mundane everyday life seems to have no end. But, there’s no option to take a full week off to wash away the stress of the day. Sound familiar? This is where weekend ski breaks come in. If you fancy a last-minute getaway or a quick trip, you might be tempted by a skiing weekend. But, surely there just aren’t enough hours in the weekend to make the most

Skiing vs. Snowboarding: Which is Actually Better?

One of the greatest debates of all time? Skiing vs. snowboarding: which is actually better? Whether you feel passionately about your choice of sport, or you’re wondering which team to play for, we thought we’d weigh in on the issue. It’s time to decide once and for all: skiing or snowboarding? What Makes Skiing Awesome? Is skiing the best winter sport? More than half of those on the mountain believe so. Making those first tracks into fresh snow keeps skiers

How to Look Good Skiing

When on the slopes, we all want to look like pros. Even after the lessons, everyone looks like a beginner for far longer than they’d like.  To help you avoid this, we’ve put together our tips on how to look good skiing. Carry Your Skis Correctly There’s nothing more of an eyesore than someone who doesn’t know how to carry their skis properly. One of the first things instructors teach you is how to carry your skis. Although, if you

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