Tag Archives: Ski Weekend

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 […]

A Guide to the Lauberhorn Ski Races in Wengen

Crowd at Lauberhorn Ski Races Wengen Switzerland

If you love skiing, jet planes and stunning mountain scenery then you need to plan a visit to Switzerland’s Lauberhorn Ski Races.  The legendary downhill race in Wengen is the longest and most challenging men’s race in the FIS Ski World Cup. The Lauberhorn slalom race is just as exciting. Add to that a flypast by […]

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 […]

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. […]

Jahorina Ski Resort Sarajevo – Combining History & Adventure

Eastern Europe ski slopes in Jahorina ski resort, Sarajevo

 Jahorina Ski Resort Bosnia and Herzegovina is the perfect place to ski or snowboard if you want value you for money or want to learn. With it only being a 45 minute drive from the capital city Sarajevo,  you can combine adventure and history together creating an unforgettable skiing holiday. Guide Jahorina Ski Resort As a […]

Davos Ski Resort Switzerland – A Guide on Things to Do

Davos Ski Resort Switzeralnd Skiing

Davos Klosters Ski Resort Switzerland is considered to be one of the most prestigious Ski resorts in the world. Even though I was only there for 48hours, my program was jam packed with exciting things to do. From checking out the best areas to ski with my guide, taking a look behind the scenes of the rescue service […]

The Italian side of the Matterhorn, Breuil-Cervinia Ski Resort Italy

Italianside of the Matterhorn Skiing Italy

When most people think of the Matterhorn mountain they think of Zermatt, Switzerland ‘the most photographed mountain in the world’ but did you know that the Matterhorn is situated in both Switzerland (Canton of Valais) and Italy ( Aosta Valley ). Not only this but the Italians have their own resort called Breuil-Cervinia Ski Resort and know […]

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 […]