• Winter Sports at La Rosiere

    La Rosière is without doubt a superb resort for beginners and families, but not exclusively so. There are plenty of pistes for all levels, even the most advanced skier or boarder, and other things to do away from the slopes. While there may not…

  • What about Alpe D’Huez?

    Alpe d’Huez is popular with English holidaymakers and native French skiers and snowboarders thanks to its sustained levels of sunshine (often quoted as over 360 days annually). It has a modern feel, and is sprawled across a wide area, with 250 pistes across 230…

  • A look at the Chamonix Ski Resort

    Chamonix Ski Resort is considered a paradise for skiing and snowboarding at an expert level. Its vast array of steep runs, awe-inspiring scenery and the fact that it is located near Mont Blanc (popular with mountaineers) has meant that Chamonix has grown into a…

  • Skiing in Meribel

    Meribel or ‘Coeur des Trois Vallees’ is the central station’s the nickname represents (heart of the 3 valleys) of what a lot of people claim to be the largest link ski area in the world, the 3 valleys. These 3 valleys consist of Courchevel,…

  • Skiing at La Plagne

      La Plagne first appeared on the skiing radar in 1961 when Plagne Centre opened with two drag lifts and four ski slopes. One of many such projects in the early ‘60s, the decision was taken to develop tourism in the area due to…

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winter sports recommendation

Winter Sports Insurance Recommendation

We have been asked numerous times who our recommendation would be for Winter Sports Insurance. It’s a difficult question to answer, because, each persons ski trip is going to be different, in terms of length of stay, destination, age, medical condition, not to mention…

winter sports at La Rosiere

Winter Sports at La Rosiere

La Rosière is without doubt a superb resort for beginners and families, but not exclusively so. There are plenty of pistes for all levels, even the most advanced skier or boarder, and other things to do away from the slopes. While there may not…

non ski activities in chamonix

Exhilarating non-ski activities in Chamonix

Chamonix is a large town and quite unlike any other European ski resort. It is by no means a purpose built resort, and the region is steeped in history. While the area is well known among winter sports enthusiasts, Chamonix actually attracts more visitors…

Lalpe Dhuez

What about Alpe D’Huez?

Alpe d’Huez is popular with English holidaymakers and native French skiers and snowboarders thanks to its sustained levels of sunshine (often quoted as over 360 days annually). It has a modern feel, and is sprawled across a wide area, with 250 pistes across 230…

choosing skis

Choosing the right ski equipment

A Guide to Choosing the Right Skis Choosing the correct skis Skiing is a fun and healthy hobby that has captivated the hearts of millions of people. However, deciding to buy your first pair of skis can be as confusing as your first time…

A look at the Chamonix Ski Resort

Chamonix Ski Resort is considered a paradise for skiing and snowboarding at an expert level. Its vast array of steep runs, awe-inspiring scenery and the fact that it is located near Mont Blanc (popular with mountaineers) has meant that Chamonix has grown into a…

Meribel

Skiing in Meribel

Meribel or ‘Coeur des Trois Vallees’ is the central station’s the nickname represents (heart of the 3 valleys) of what a lot of people claim to be the largest link ski area in the world, the 3 valleys. These 3 valleys consist of Courchevel,…

Skiing at La Plagne

Skiing at La Plagne

  La Plagne first appeared on the skiing radar in 1961 when Plagne Centre opened with two drag lifts and four ski slopes. One of many such projects in the early ‘60s, the decision was taken to develop tourism in the area due to…