Skiing’s a sport – no one’s denying that. It’s exercise, and it can be tough and it can be tiring. No wonder then that after a hard day on the piste, après-ski has become almost as competitive as the main event. Resorts the world over fight it out to be crowned Top of the… Pubs? Back in 2016, we crowned Borovets, Bulgaria as Europe’s top après hotspot. Now though, we’d like to put forward a new contender. Enter Andorra Now the Pyrenean principality’s hardly a…Continue Reading “Hey, we’re going to… Andorra?”

Frances purpose-built, ski-in resorts make it oh-so-easy to après. Spend the day on the slopes, stop for a mountain tipple and then schuss straight to your favourite bar when you’re ready to party. Which leads us to our favourite thing about French après. Put simply, it never ends. None of these curfews and early evening closing times you can keep the fun going into the early hours in most resorts. Yes, France can be pricier than some of its neighbours, but wines always relatively cheap…Continue Reading “The best apres ski in France”

It’s really important to make sure you’re prepared for your ski holiday, especially when it comes to safety. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, check out five time olympic skier, Graham Bell’s top tips for staying #SkiSafe on and off the mountain… Before you head out on the snow: Get fit Take your free EHIC card Travel insurance On the slopes: Get the right gear Hire a guide Alcohol and skiing don’t mix Après Ski: Be drink aware Stick together Emergency contacts For more…Continue Reading “Staying #SkiSafe On And Off The Mountain”

The Best Places To Learn To Ski In Europe

Learning to ski is a thrilling experience. You’re not only picking up a whole new range of new skills, but you’re doing so in some incredibly beautiful places with lots of like-minded snow seekers. While there are hundreds of ski resorts in Europe, not all are suited to new starters. So, to make things a bit easier, here’s our list of the best places to learn to ski in Europe. Top 7 resorts for learning to ski in Europe Arinsal, Andorra Part of the Vallnord…Continue Reading “The Best Places To Learn To Ski In Europe”

What To Wear When Skiing – The Ultimate Guide

What Ski Clothes Do I Need? So, you’re going skiing. You’ve got your suitcase, now you just need the gear. Unlike a summer holiday where you can just throw in some swimwear and a pair of flip flops you’re going to need some dedicated kit. With that comes all sorts of questions around what you need to take and what you need to wear on the slopes. If you’re not sure where to start, then let us give you a hand with some top tips…Continue Reading “What To Wear When Skiing – The Ultimate Guide”