Chamonix, French for out of your comfort zone

You think you can ski until you hit Chamonix. That one time Winter Olympian Anna Segal got happily schooled in the French alps. Three years ago,...

Ski in Scandinavia and stay in a floating sauna hotel in...

Shut the front sauna door, those crazy Swedish are building a floating Arctic Bath Hotel and Spa complete with saunas, cold baths, hot baths...

How not to offend the Swiss when skiing in the Alps

To help travellers avoid common mistakes about Switzerland, its people and their way of life, Switzerland Tourism rounded up the top 10 'don'ts' for...

Insider’s Guide to Zermatt: Ed Mannix

Ed Mannix is a lucky man. He, and his wife Suzanne, get to call Zermatt home. Ed also gets to share his love of...

The snow cat turned hotel for romantic lovers in Europe

This may look like a groomer, it may sound like a groomer and it may move like a groomer but don't be fooled by...

Insider guide to Chamonix: Natalie Segal

Chamonix is whispered in hallow breathes by those who aspire to the mountain's famous peaks. Australian big mountain freeskier, NATALIE SEGAL, has a huge...

Heli ski with an Olympian in Italy this winter

Four time British Winter Olympian, Chemmy Alcott is hosting a one-off trip to the free ride Mecca of Alagna in Italy for James Orr...

Europe won the snow wars this week with mega snowfalls

If you didn't know Europe has just been pounded by a mega snow storm then you must have been looking at the east coast...

The 5 ski and snowboard resorts Swiss locals won’t tell you...

Every good skier and snowboarder knows that all the good resort secrets lie with the locals. Locals are the ultimate resource for finding the best...

Why Aussies should ski France in January

There's a little known, but obvious, secret about skiing in Europe. Low season in the French resorts co-incides with Australia's summer school holidays which...

How to spend a night in a cable car and score...

Who wants to spend the night in a cable car 9000 feet (2700 metres) above the ground? Not just any cable car either, a...

8 damn good reasons to ski Italy

Aaah Italy, you had us at buongiorno then you went ahead and gave us the the Italian Alps covered in snow and it became amore....

Mammoth avalanches in Italy and France this week

Two days, two avalanches, both rated 4 out of 5 on the avalanche scale. Translated? These slides were deadly and they covered two ski...

Steeps, deeps & James Bond: The coolest ski resort in Switzerland

If you're going to visit Switzerland, you may as well go all out and aim for as extreme as you can - the best...

New ‘powdair’ skiers airline launches with flights to the Swiss Alps

New airline powdair has launched ticket sales through its website powdair.ski with a winter schedule that links Sion Airport with eight destinations across the...

6 eco reasons you need to ski Engelberg Titlis in Switzerland

Engelberg-Titlis, for those in the know, is the Swiss holy grail of skiing and snowboarding. As the largest ski area in central Switzerland, with one...

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