24 April 2014

5 reasons Crystal Ski Plus will make your life easier

With Ski Plus you get flights, transfers, accomodation, plus lift pass and equipment hire or ski carriage – all from £449 per person. 1.)  Everything’s sorted before you go, giving you more time to chill out. Flights, transfers, accommodation, lift pass and ski carriage or equipment – all for one great value price. So you [...]

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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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