Guaranteed to leave you feeling brand new and ready to ski another day, spas conjure up connotations of warm, sweet scented rooms, mood lighting and relaxing music. Spas date back to prehistoric times where people started to believe that mineral can heal and rejuvenate – and the word spa originates from water treatments. I’ve been lucky enough to travel to beautiful hotels and their spectacular spas, and as an avid spa user myself, I’m ready to judge the best that Canada and the USA has to offer….Continue Reading “Our top 5 Spas in the USA & Canada”

Lake Tahoe is well known in the UK, mainly thanks to those incredible pictures of skiers drowning in powder with a perfect, crystal blue lake as a backdrop. But here’s the best bit – the reality is absolutely that!     But before we go any further, here’s a few key facts to know about Lake Tahoe ski resorts: Lake Tahoe refers to the area and there are 14 ski resorts in total. The Lake Tahoe lift pass covers 7 of the best ski resorts…Continue Reading “Lake Tahoe ski resorts guide: 7 resorts, 1 lift pass”

Breckenridge is the most popular USA resort for UK skiers, so why does skiing in Breckenridge drive so many of us to this old American mining town?

It’s got some pretty incredible competition in the likes of Vail, Aspen, Jackson Hole, Lake Tahoe and Utah’s multitude of resorts, so why’s it so special?

With Crystal launching  an exclusive 2 for 1 lift pass offer on for January departures in 2013, perhaps it’s time to start considering a ski resort across the pond.

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