A Piste of Cake – Guilt Free Apres-Ski Calorie Burning

Taking a week away skiing or snowboarding on the majestic, snow lined mountains of Verbier, Whistler or Val Thorens might smack of endorphin releasing, physical activity but there’s a tipping point when it comes to calories burned vs calories consumed when you factor in that winter holiday institution, apres-ski.

The choice of apres-ski eateries (and drinkeries if […]

By |Februar 17th, 2015|Europe, Gap Year Destinations, Travel Tips|0 Comments

A Guide to Skiing in Japan – Niseko Land of the Falling Snow

Every now and then there is a ski resort that creeps up on us. Comes from out of nowhere, to become one of the major players in the skiing world. In recent years, that resort has been Japan. Enticing people from countries as diverse as Australia, the United Kingdom, Thailand and the good ol’ USA. […]

By |Oktober 24th, 2013|Contributed|0 Comments

What to Pack for Your First Ski Trip

Going on your first ski trip can be fun and exciting. It can also be a little overwhelming when narrowing down what you need to bring with you. A little planning can make your first ski trip a memorable experience.


Getting all those last minute details out of the way before you leave gives you more […]

By |Januar 13th, 2012|Contributed|1 Comment

How to pick the best ski resorts in Europe

It’s that time of year again. Winter is fast approaching, and as the bitter air nips you to alertness on your morning commute, you picture being a little bit chilly in an altogether more exciting environment. And you think to yourself: ‘let’s go skiing’.

Your joints have just about recovered from last year’s trip, and you […]

By |Dezember 4th, 2011|Contributed|0 Comments

Ski Dubai

Everyone knows that the climate of a country had no bearing on its capability to host a skiing facility. As well as dry ski slopes, the technology for creating actual snow synthetically has been around for some time.

Even so, the idea of snow in the Middle East seems so incongruent, so out-of-kilter with the stereotypical […]

By |November 6th, 2011|Contributed, Middle East|0 Comments