Skiing isn’t all about pints and pistes, there are a few deadly sins to avoid. With so many annoying people on the slopes and petty crimes committed, it’s time to set out some ground rules. We’re not a stickler for law and order, but enough is enough. These are the 10 commandments of the ski season. After all, someone’s got to keep the slopes in check – shame it had to be us! Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbour’s Skis,
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Seasoned skiers are an elite club. Whether you’ve been skiing as long as you’ve been walking, or you simply knew what you were doing the moment you hit the slopes, you’re a legend on the pistes. Being part of this club allows you to see the slopes with fresh eyes. You notice things others would not. The good, the bad, the ugly – nothing is hidden. You’re not alone! Here’s 11 things only experienced skiers understand. Ski Boots Never Get
If you’re anything like us, you’re buzzing that BBC’s Ski Sunday is back on our screens. Winter sports, nail-biting moments and, of course, Graham Bell. It doesn’t get much better than this! In case you’ve been living under a rock, Ski Sunday is a skiing and snowboarding show broadcasted from the Alps – aired on a Sunday. Who’d have guessed? To celebrate the return of the show, we thought we’d fan girl a little and share our reasons to
La Thuile is an old mining village in northwest Italy, which attracts its visitors by representing a fabulous ski resort – very attractive for quiet ski slope hunters. Not only the ski resort is suitable for a family skiing vacation, but also the town is full of La Thuile restaurants, bars, shops and other attractions for lively time off. Bottom line is that we won’t allow you heading out there without knowing the best places to pop in for some
The time has come to visit Carosello 3000, which is one of the two skiing areas in Livigno ski resort. Carosello is best known as the perfect family destination as it’s offering plenty of children-friendly slopes. On top of that what makes Carosello really stand out is its tax-free status which makes it even better for après-ski. The center of Livigno is made up of fabulous Carosello restaurants and energetic bars. To navigate you through the best Carosello restaurants, we
Planning on spending some quality time with your family on your next winter ski holiday in Font-Romeu? Don’t concern yourself with desperately seeking the best Font-Romeu restaurants because we got you covered! Get a load of our favourite Font-Romeu restaurants & best nightlife venues in the village for a vibrant après-ski experience, while enjoying the legendary sunshine for which Font-Romeu is so famous for!
This time let us travel to a very Italian style village – Cortina d’Ampezzo! In the heart of Dolomites Alps, Cortina d’Ampezzo is one of the world’s largest ski areas with fully booked calendar ahead for major ski race international events! Safe to say that Cortina d’Ampezzo is the most popular ski resort in Italy! One of the explanations might be that serious skiing is joined with the amazing après-ski scene! Luckily for us, Cortina d’Ampezzo is home for proper
Cauterets is a retro mountain village in French Pyrenees which have been noted for its famous thermal springs and mountain ski resort, with some pretty nice snow record in the past years! Still, alongside all that bathing and skiing, the village also offers enjoyable Cauterets restaurants with some glamourous Michelin’s and splendid French classics hidden in its sleeve! Follow up with our guide on the best Cauterets restaurants to get the most out of Cauterets holidays! Plate of local
It’s not just about the highest mountain ski resort in Europe anymore when it comes to Zermatt Holidays! Indeed everyone should visit this car-free resort at least once, because this mountain treasure offers plenty of great quality Zermatt restaurants and nightlife. Of course in the middle of everything you’ll see The Matterhorn – natural mountain boundary separating Switzerland from Italy. In the following paragraphs we’ll list the best places to go if you’re after some memorable adventures from Zermatt restaurants
Heli Skiing Basics Heli-skiing is off-trail, downhill skiing or snowboarding that is accessed by a helicopter, as opposed to a ski lift. It began in the late 50s or early 60s in Alaska: the skiers board the helicopter and are lifted off and carried to a landing zone on the mountain. The guide or helicopter crew members load the skis and poles into an exterior basket. Helicopters land at the top of runs; skiers do not jump from the helicopter.