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The 7 Deadly Sins of a Work Ski Trip

The 7 Deadly Sins of a Work Ski Trip

Managed to convince your boss to pay for a company ski trip? Congratulations. You might have managed to fool them into thinking this trip will be all about office morale and networking, but we all know the truth. Just make sure they don’t find this out. Before setting out on your free holiday full of snow-loads of booze, there are a few things to think about. You have to see these people again on Monday morning, remember! To help you

Sludge Puppies: An Ode to Skiers Who Never Give Up on Winter

Sludge Puppies: An Ode to Skiers Who Never Give Up on Winter

Does summer make you feel empty inside? You’re not alone. Welcome to powder addicts anonymous. You won’t be judged for your skiing cravings, goggle tans or allegiance to the slopes here. We salute those who are loyal to their skis all year round! Your dedication to the pistes is something to be celebrated, not frowned upon. To all the glacier-hunters, year-rounders and snow junkies out there, this one’s for you. Here’s an ode to skiers who never give up on

Sacrifice to Ski: How to Afford a Skiing Holiday on a Low Income

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Desperate to head to the slopes? Not sure how to get the cash together? The best things in life cost money, ski holidays included. When it comes to skiing, the only thing standing in the way of you and the pistes is the price tag. But, there are some ways around this! We’ve made it our mission to ensure you can hit the slopes without breaking your budget. Here’s how to afford a skiing holiday on a low income. Lifestyle

The Student Ski Holiday Survival Guide

student ski holiday survival guide

Students and skiing are a match made in heaven, much like pizza and French fries. Think of freshers’ week, but up a mountain, and you’ll get what student ski holidays are all about. With lots of early mornings, late nights, and attempting to ski while drunk, student ski holidays can be a tough mission. We’re here to help. Here’s our student ski holiday survival guide. How to Ski on a Budget Students may have the crippling weight of an unpayable

Why Skiing Doesn’t Have to Be a Rich Person’s Sport

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Heli-skiing, luxury chalets, celebrity followings – it’s unsurprising skiing has a pricey reputation. But, is this reputation somewhat unfair? Sometimes, looks can be deceiving. With plenty of booze, pizza and French fries, skiing isn’t all about overpriced coffee and expensive lift passes. Here’s why skiing doesn’t have to be a rich person’s sport. Skiing Has a Huge Following Skiing has a large fan-base, simple as that. If it’s a sport only reserved for the very rich, why are programmes like

How to Ski with a Hangover

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If you’re anything like us, at some point in your ski holiday (if not every morning), you’ll have to deal with a hangover. You might be able to blame your behaviour from the night before on the altitude. But, excuses won’t help you in the morning. Fear not! Here’s how to ski with a hangover. Tried and Tested Hangover Cures So, it’s the morning after the night before. You’ve woken up on the floor next to your bed, or in

Best Late Season Skiing in Europe & Resort Closing Dates

Late Season Skiing in Europe & Resort Closing Dates

Late season skiing in Europe can be among the best you’ll experience all year. Want to head out to the Alps this March, April or May? It’s more feasible than you think. How about June or July? Not a problem! Whether you’re looking to grab some late powder or hit a summer glacier, we’ve got it covered. When does the ski season end in Europe? We’ll take you through resort by resort and explain which is best for your late

The Money-Saver’s Guide to Cheap Ski Rental

Ski equipment in snow - guide to cheap ski hire

Ski holidays can be pretty expensive, though they don’t have to be. We’ve previously told you about the cheapest ski resorts in Europe, now it’s time for the money-saver’s guide to cheap ski rental. Rent Skis or Fly With Your Own? It’s a myth the only way to save money on ski-hire is to bring your own. Many airlines charge for ski carriage, not to mention the hassle of travelling with ski gear makes it more hassle than it’s worth.

Flying with Skis: Cost Guide for the 2017/18 Season

Airport Baggage Area - Flying wish Skis Cost Guide

So, you’re no stranger to hitting the slopes come winter. This time, you’ve taken the step to buying your own skis and you can’t wait to get out on the snow. But wait, it’s not that simple. You’ve got to get your equipment to the resort! What’s the cost of flying with skis? This varies from airline to airline – and if you don’t plan ahead, you’ll get stung. Here’s our ski equipment flight carriage cost guide for the 2017/18

Best Resorts for Après-Ski in Europe – Articles

Friends enjoying apres-ski atmosphere in European resort

So, you’re looking for a resort which has a great après-ski scene? Don’t waste time crawling through Google to see what’s recommended. We’ve already done that for you. We’ve found the best articles and blogs from independent publishers so you have everything in one place! These are the best resorts for après-ski in Europe. Europe’s Best Après Ski Resorts – A ski holiday isn’t just about what happens on the slopes. From enjoying a post-slope glass of wine to

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