Ski with your squad this season

Facebook22TwitteremailSkiing with your mates is great, isn’t it? I mean, skiing on your own can be fun – you get the freedom to do and go whatever and wherever you like, to stand at the top of the mountain, admire the views and breathe deep, calming breaths in the silence of the natural world. There’s nothing to hold you back or slow you down and no one to laugh at you when you stack or fall off a chairlift. On the other hand, there’s nothing…Continue Reading “Ski with your squad this season”

Facebook219TwitteremailSkiing’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?”

Fireworks New years eve in Tignes

Facebook311TwitteremailFrance’s 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 wine’s always relatively…Continue Reading “The best apres ski in France”

Facebook334TwitteremailThe best thing about après-ski in Austria is that its exactly how you’d imagine. Oompah bands, mountain huts and blaring Europop. Yes, they’re a cliché, but the dance routines and barfuls of revellers dancing on tables in their ski boots are what make it so fun. There are steins, happy hours and lines of shots; it’s cheerful, it’s cheesy and it’s cheaper than France and Switzerland. Austrian après also tends to start early and finish early, with a lot of bars closing by 7pm, so…Continue Reading “Best apres ski in Austria 2018”

Facebook1TwitteremailDesperate to get back on the slopes? Struggling to make a decision on where to go with your hard-earned holiday savings? No worries, we’re here to help. Welcome to Resort Spotlight. First up: Heavenly, Lake Tahoe – USA. Where Is It? Heavenly sits slap-bang on the state line between California and Nevada, giving the resort a unique personality and atmosphere. And it;s not just the atmosphere that’s got two distinct parts two it. The scenery around Heavenly is a sight to behold, with mountains and…Continue Reading “Resort Spotlight: Heavenly, Lake Tahoe, USA”