Category Archives: France

A Summer Guide to Morzine France

Morzine France Summer Guide Things to do

Like most, I associated Ski Resorts like Morzine town (Also known as a village) France with skiing, I mean apart from Mountain Bike riding what else is there to do in Summer? I could not have been more wrong, I spent the most amazing two weeks in both the French and Swiss Alps, experiencing what they have to […]

The best Ski-In Ski-Out Places in France

Best Ski-in and Ski-out places inFrance

No one wants to lug their ski’s or snowboard up a hill or through the snow back to their accommodation. Especially if you have had a hard day on the slopes or have children to carry. Imagine what it will feel like to be able to clip into your skis (or board) and head straight […]

Rock The Pistes Festival – Portes du Soleil

Rock the Pistes Lets Gets PDS Skiing France

If you only ever attend one ski festival in your lifetime, then it would have to be Rock the Pistes. It is an annual ski music festival held in March for a week, across the Portes Du Soleil.  Each resort hosts a series of both indoor and outdoor events, with the drawcard being the on-piste […]

Saint Nicolas De Véroce Saint-Gervais Ski Resort Mont-Blanc

Skiing Saint Nicolas De Véroce Saint-Gervais Mont-Blanc France

Saint-Nicolas De Véroce ski village ticks all the boxes for me in the way of a ski holiday and luxury. Stunning scenery with Mont-Blanc as your backdrop, great location, local atmosphere and appreciation for the finer things in life. What makes it even more appealing is it’s part of the Saint-Gervais ski resort and linked […]

Val Thorens Ski Resort -Where the Season Starts Early and Ends Late

Snow covered ski fields of Val Thorens

At an altitude of 2300 meters, Val Thorens ski resort France is considered to be the highest in Europe. Due to the altitude this purposely built ski in and ski out Ski Resort, pretty much guarantees snow as early as November (or earlier sometimes) and as late as May. Meaning it has one of the longest ski […]

Best Things to do in Chambéry France

Best Things to do in Chambéry France

Chambéry France is a charming Alpine town with a population of around 50,000. It is situated in the southeast of France is apart of the Savoie Mont Blanc region and definitely a place that pleasantly surprised me in all the right ways. It had everything that I look for in a weekend break, great local food […]

Summer Guide Top Things to Do Chatel France

Summer in Chatel France is equally as fun as it is during the winter season with ziplining across the Alps, zooming down the mountain on the toboggan to mountain bike riding between France and Switzerland. Not to mention all that yummy French food, cheese and wine that is available.  Your options are just endless especially in regards to outdoor activities, […]

Non Ski activities across the Portes du Soleil

Outdoor winter activities France Skiing La Clusaz Ski Resort France

Outdoor Winter Activities in Les Portes du Soleil As one of the world’s largest interlinking ski areas, it’s hardly surprising that so many people head to Portes Du Soleil during the winter season. The Portes du Soleil comprises of thirteen resorts across both France and Switzerland, giving you access to over 600kms of ski slopes. While the slopes provide something for everyone from a […]

Skiing Across the French Pyrenees

Saint Lary Skiing France

Skiing Across the French Pyrenees Skiing across the French Pyrenees on a road trip through Hautes-Pyrenees was definitely a fantastic adventure. It showed me that there can be so much more to taking a ski trip than simply skiing between resorts. I spent my time skiing in Saint-Lary, Grand Tourmalet and Cauterets, all charming in their own ways and they […]

Electric Bikes and Caving in the Vercors Massif France

Electric Bikes and Caving in the Vercors Massif France One of the greatest things about my job is sometimes I get introduced to places that I have not heard of and are right on my doorstep. I then think to myself why have I not been here before? The Vercors Massif France is that type of […]