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Ski Resorts That Made It to the Big Screen

Clapperboard in front of white snowy mountain

It’s summer season, the sun is out, and those of us unable to hit the slopes in the off-season are experiencing some skiing blues. However, we know a good way to counteract those blues! Ski resorts (and skiing in general) have been featured in many movies over the years, and for good reason. The Alps are especially known for their wonderful environments and scenery, making them excellent film sets. So, you can indulge yourself in a few select movies that

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

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

The Best Ski Apps You Need For Winter

  Eat, ski, sleep, repeat! If you’re anything like us, you live for the slopes. All season we’ve got our eyes glued to our smartphones checking the snow, watching out for fresh peaks to visit and planning our next journey. Thankfully, there are some awesome ski apps out there for those with a slope obsession and some handy options for beginners too. From snow forecasts to safety guides, tutorials, games and trackers, if you’ve got snow on your mind (and

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

Top 6 places to visit in Bavaria

Bavaria is not only the largest federal state in Germany, it is also the most scenic one. This place keeps its clichéd promises – you will see many beautiful forests, mountains, castles, lakes and rivers. It really has it all for those who appreciate nature and great outdoors. If you are considering going to Bavaria, read our suggestions on our top five favorite places of the magical land of beer.   Munich Officially Munich is the capital of Bavaria; unofficially

How to stay fit over the summer to be the best on the slopes next season

The snow is all gone and it is time for the beach! At least it is in the southernmost countries of Europe. Anyway, most of the people don’t think of skiing or snowboarding anymore, so you may think – why waste time to write about it? Well, my friend…the reason of this article is to remind you how important it is to stay fit over the summer in order to be the beast on the slopes again next season. Serious

Top 5 Summertime Alternatives to Skiing and Snowboarding

Hey, all the snow sports lovers! We know that watching snow melting is a pretty sad time in your (and our) lives, so we decided it is time to find some summertime alternatives for skiing and snowboarding. Because we all know that the snow may be gone but the desire to keep looking at what’s going on stays, right? Ok, let’s find that perfect skiing or snowboarding substitute to fill your summer months! Harb carvers Harb…what? Yep, that was our

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

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