Panorama in Canada is ski-in, perfect for families and has a ton of mixed terrain to play with. Here are our top five things to do on your Panorama ski holiday. 1. The hot pools Panorama’s whole upper village is ski-in, ski-out and wherever you stay, you can use the slopeside pools for free. They’re hot, they’re Canada’s largest and they’re a bit of an institution in Panorama. Slip off your ski boots and sink in, for muscle-soothing jets and shared ski stories. 2. A…Continue Reading “Top 5 things to do in Panorama”

Christmas in the mountains is sure to be magical, and our resorts are full of authentic celebrations and wacky traditions to get everyone in a festive mood. Whether you’re heading off as a couple, group or family, here are six resorts that guarantee a December to remember. Kitzbühel, Austria An incredible spectacle for all, Kitzbühel sets up a real-life advent calendar at the tourist info point. A new window is opened every day, and it’s so big that visitors can walk through the window to…Continue Reading “6 ski resorts for a quirky Christmas”

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Glittering snowflakes clinging to every branch in the forest, the mumble of nearby reindeer and the crisp crunch of footsteps in the fresh snow – Lapland is a winter wonderland where memories are made and winter never ends.  Finnish December days only see five or six hours of daylight, bathing the land in an ethereal half-light under the pink skies. The air’s filled with a sense of magic as you head out on a reindeer safari, sleep over in the snow village or ride into…Continue Reading “Lapland and beyond – why we love skiing in Finland”

“When they’re old enough to walk, they’re old enough to ski.” – Ancient skiing proverb Unfortunately this isn’t quite true. There are a whole host of things to consider when looking at what age your child should start learning to ski. You’ll need to look at everything from what age ski schools will take them to whether you want to test the waters first with introductory sessions in the UK. The good news is that we’ve got the answers to a lot of those questions….Continue Reading “At what age can children learn to ski?”

Alberta’s amazing – that’s no secret. It offers some of the best and most picturesque skiing and snowboarding terrain in Canada, a country known for its incredible skiing and snowboarding terrain. Rather than rant on about how great it is, here’s a quick rundown of its individual resorts and what they can offer you. Choose your resort and get ready for Alberta – we can’t recommend it enough. Banff Banff is Alberta’s biggest draw – literally and figuratively – with its three mountains totaling a…Continue Reading “Ready For Alberta – Everything You Need To Know”