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Europe Gap Year Destinations Travel Tips

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 …


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 …

Contributed Middle East

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 …