Facebook0TwitteremailI have recently returned to the UK after living for the past two years in Austria. Not only did I have four fantastic seasons there, it was the country where I originally learnt to ski. Oddly, I started working in Austria as a summer rep and accidentally fell into working a ski season. Saying that, my winters soon ended up being my favourite seasons. Starting at the age of 30, I found that I was a pretty nervous skier, however, with the support (and laughter)…Continue Reading “Learning to ski in Austria”

Facebook0TwitteremailFor anyone who’s skied or boarded before, a winter sports holiday seems like second nature. Wind in your hair, speeding effortlessly down the slopes, twisting through the trees… but what if you’ve never been before? Is it really that simple? Here, to dispel the myths and inform expectations, is our guide to ski and snowboard holidays for beginners. Is it your first ski holiday? Here’s what’s involved? Winter sports holidays are all about having a fantastic time, surrounded by incredible scenery. A lot of it…Continue Reading “The Beginner’s Guide To Skiing”

Facebook0Twitteremail When I speak to people who haven’t been skiing or snowboarding before I hear the word fear a lot. They talk about a fear of falling over and of hurting themselves, a fear of not enjoying it, of not being able to stop or of going down the slopes too fast. But the good news is, some fear is good for you. And it’s natural. Everyone starts this great sport of ours with exactly the same feelings. Any experienced skier or boarder will tell…Continue Reading “Should I Be Scared Of Skiing? – Conquering Your Fears”

Facebook0Twitteremail For many people, Bulgaria has often been viewed as simply a cheap and cheerful destination, and is often overlooked when considering European ski options. There is much more to the area than meets the eye. We don’t want you to miss out, so if you’re unaware of the potential that Bulgaria has to offer for your ski holiday, read on. In the third of our series of blogs – where we highlight some of the reasons why we ‘We love Bulgaria’ –  we will show you why…Continue Reading “‘We love Bulgaria’ – A paradise for beginners learning to ski”