11 April 2014

Save money like a local in the USA

The USA isn’t often associated with budget friendly ski resorts, and it’s certainly true there are a number of 5* hotels and top quality restaurants all eager to take your money. But if you’re on a budget and still want to visit some of these world class ski resorts, there are ways to do it [...]

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31 March 2014

France vs Austria

For me, 95% of my time on the mountain has been spent in France – living, working and of course snowboarding. In many ways this was the country that really introduced me to mountain life. I’ve worked in their hotels, sampled more fondue than I care to remember and travelled to many of the top [...]

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21 March 2014

9 reasons we love skiing the Dolomites

I recently returned from an amazing few days visiting towns and villages around the Dolomites and exploring a few km of the piste available. Up until now I have only ever skied in Austria, and never thought I could love another country as much. However, i’m now a convert. This is why.   1. The Dolomites [...]

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14 March 2014

The Ski-Buzz battle – Alpe d’Huez vs Les Deux Alpes

For many years these two resorts have sat across the valley from each other, battling for the crown of the best resort in the Southern Alps. If rumours are to be believed, then these two rivals may soon become allies with the possibility of a monster cable car linking the two resorts, creating the biggest [...]

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9 March 2014

Onesie work day

Follow my blog with Bloglovin We at Crystal Ski Holidays are proud sponsors of the amazing charity, Disability Snowsports UK who make sure that anyone with a disability, be it learning, sensory or physical, can ski or snowboard alongside other people. We work hard all winter raising money for the charity through sponsored events and [...]

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