Tag Archives: Adventure

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 […]

The Ultimate Cortina D’Ampezzo Ski Guide Italy

Cortina Dolomiti Italy

Cortina d’Ampezzo ski resort is not only a stunning part of Italy but is the ultimate place for a ski holiday or a winter break. There are slopes available for all levels of skiing whether you are a confident skier or a beginner. If you are a non-skier then the resort also offers a large […]

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 […]

Hiking Routes of Niigata & Nagano Japan

Hiking Niigata Japan

Japan draws millions of visitors every year to go hiking but locals say there is far more to the country than just hiking in the main tourist areas. The lesser-known areas like Niigata and Nagano have so many amazing hikes that not only involve being outdoors with nature but combines spirituality as well. Niigata and […]

What to see and do on Green Island Taiwan

Green Island Taiwan

Green Island, also known as “Ludao”, or “Lyudao” has become one of my favourite destinations in Taiwan. I was impressed that this tiny volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean, 33kms off the eastern coast of Taiwan had so many things to see and do. It is a natural tropical paradise filled with well-preserved coral reefs, […]

6 Top Tips for Saving Money for a Ski Weekend

Top Tips for Saving Money for a Ski weekend Skiing Chamonix France

I am always asked how it is possible that I can go skiing regularly without breaking the bank. It is simple, I do a lot of extended ski weekend trips. Don’t get me wrong, they can be expensive but with a bit of advanced planning, it is definitely possible to do without breaking the budget. […]

Wolfsklamm Gorge & St Georgenberg Monastery Austria

Hiking Wolfsklamm Gorge Tyrol Austria

About a half-hour drive from Alpbach in the heart of Tyrol is Wolfsklamm gorge and St Georgenberg Monastery. It has a hiking trail through forests, bridges and viewing galleries built into rocks over emerald green water, to canyons with cascading waterfalls that lead up to a monastery. I understand why it is considered to be […]