Archive for category: Ski

  • Exploring the world’s ‘Best Family Ski Resort’
     

    Exploring the world’s ‘Best Family Ski Resort’

    The ski resort of Les Menuires, in France’s Three Valleys ski area was recently voted as The Best Family Ski Resort at the prestigious 2015 World Snow Awards. We sent Paddy Daly and his young family to test the claims. Christmas is the ultimate family time and there is no […]

     
     
  • Late availability and offers posted w/c 23/3
     

    Late availability and offers posted w/c 23/3

    Ski Holidays W/C  11th April. Mountain Heaven (www.mountainheaven.co.uk  0151 625 1921) are offering selected catered chalets in a number of French resorts for just £299 per person (was £399), including shared transfer from Geneva. Resorts on offer include La Plagne, La Rosiere, La Tania, Les Arcs, Courchevel and Morzine.  Usual […]

     
     
  • Matterhorn at 06:45
     

    150 years of Brits in Zermatt

    Zermatt has a reputation amongst even the least experienced skiers of a seriously good ski destination. It also has a justifiable reputation for being pretty expensive, so who was I, a mere one-time skier, to turn down the opportunity of seeing it for real? It was the Brits who introduced […]

     
     
  • Round up of news and offer snippets for skiers
     

    Round up of news and offer snippets for skiers

    We are routinely sent offers and news. Here’s a small selection of the best from last week relating to ski holidays in France.   25 Years Anniversary – 25% Discounts! Ski Amis are celebrating 25 years of providing quality catered chalet holidays to the French Alps and to mark the occasion […]

     
     
  • Rebirth of a ski market?
     

    Rebirth of a ski market?

    News has reached us of a new product launch from a UK company called Footprint Holidays. The company has long had a ski programme based exclusively in the resort of Morzine in France’s Portes du Soleil area but they have just launched a fully catered chalet in the Canadian resort of Whistler. […]

     
     
  • Carlina Belle Plagne Residence
     

    Luxury In La Plagne – New Residence Opens In Belle Plagne

    The Carlina Residence comprises five swish, contemporary ski-in, ski-out boltholes each accommodating up to ten guests in four or five bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Furnishings in neutral, calming tones, flat-screen TVs, well-equipped kitchenettes, ski lockers with boot driers, a private sauna and free WiFi enhance any stay, and the panoramic […]

     
     
  • Font Romeu
     

    Skiing at Font Romeu and Les Angles

    By Katy Dartford The French ski resorts of Font Romeu and Les Angles offer an unusual mix of family friendly, sunshine skiing, history and culture, and a passion for food all in the heart of the Catalan Pyrenees.. Dazzling incongruous out of the early spring landscape of the valley of […]

     
     
  • Club la Costa Alpine Centre
     

    Club la Costa Ski Resort, Zell am See

    Often, when you think of Austria, you think of the Mozart, The Sound of Music, yodeling, wide open spaces, and of course – skiing. Austria has hosted the winter Olympics twice and at the last winter Olympics in Turin, Team Austria won no less than 20 medals in skiing disciplines […]

     
     
  • Risoul Ski Resort
     

    Risoul Ski Resort, Southern Alps

    Travel writer Katy Dartford visits the ski resort of Risoul in the southern Alps of France. Winding between the slender Larch trees in knee deep power with just enough space to twist and glide through their spindly path. It’s as if the seedlings were planted with the off piste skier […]

     
     
  • Skiing at les Saisies
     

    Skiing in Les Saisies

    Travel writer Jenna Powell jets off to the French Alps for Eurodestination where she experiences skiing for the first time! She finds a beautiful ski resort with lots of snow, here’s the report on her stay…. Les Saisies … A beautiful village resort at the foot of Mont Blanc. At […]

     
     
  • Train to the Jungfrau – The Top of Europe
     

    Train to the Jungfrau – The Top of Europe

      Gary Phillips takes one of the world’s most stunning train journeys with Rail Europe, the Jungfraubahn train to the top of Europe – The Jungfraujoch. At over 3500 metres or 11,000 feet, its the highest building in Europe. Make sure you watch the video at the bottom of this page.   […]

     
     
  • Beth Ditto Guide to Ischgl
     

    The Beth Ditto Guide to Ischgl

      Beth Ditto and her indie band, The Gossip, launched the 2010 ski season in Ischgl, a traditional Austrian village nestled in the Tyrolean Alps. But before her performance at the Top of the Mountain Concert, she told eager reporters that she’d never heard of Ischgl, let alone skied or […]

     
     
  • Skiing in Saalbach with Graham Bell
     

    Skiing in Saalbach with Graham Bell

    How the Ski Sunday presenter turned Katy, ‘Kamikaze’ in Saalbach.   “You’re not really carving properly” says Graham Bell as I bomb it down the slope using my preferred method of semi straight lining.  ‘Your turns are quite sharp and unfinished and you need to ‘bend zee knees’ more. Follow […]

     
     
 

Tenby flat with Seaviews

Panoramic views over Tenby town walls and beach

Tenby, Wales, United Kingdom
My place is close to great views, restaurants and dining, the beach, family-friendly activities, nightlife, town walls, parking. You’ll love my place because of the location, the ambience, the outd...