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Whether you’re a hard-core ski speed demon in search of a new skiing rush, a ski bunny seeking tame nursery slopes but wild nights or simply looking for an affordable place to take the family, the Alps have what you’re looking for. The Alps span the Mediterranean coast of France through Switzerland, Northern Italy, Austria and into Slovenia. The peaks…

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The perfect ski holiday isn’t about excellent slopes alone. It’s about the resorts, the weather, the food, the culture and everything else besides. The question being – where to set your sights this winter? Whether looking to travel near or far, there’s a whole world of incredible ski destinations at your fingertips. The following 10 represent perhaps the best places…

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February half-term will be upon you before you know it and this year, like any other year, you’ve overspent on the holiday season. Now it’s time to start thinking of where you’ll spend half-term and right about now, a ski holiday sounds amazing. After all the pushing and shoving to get through the crowds of holiday shoppers, you just want…

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La Rosiere

We love ski holidays and try to do one each year. Last April we enjoyed a family ski holiday with our two boys aged 6 and 8 in La Rosiere in France which was fantastic. It was great to ski somewhere much closer to home (Cornwall, UK) for a change as we usually head out to Canada. La Rosiere is…

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While there are all kinds of beautiful destinations you can pick for your next ski vacation, few are able to offer such a memorable and exciting experience as a ski vacation in Tignes, France. This high-altitude resort area is actually located in the very heart of France’s ski country and is known as a premier location for year-round skiing in…

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innsbruck things to do

Innsbruck in Austria is best known for being a World famous ski resort, yet there’s much more to see and do away from the ski slopes making it a popular all year round destination. Here at Travelphant we’ve handpicked ten things we recommend you see and do whilst you’re in Innsbruck. 1. Innsbrucker Nordkettenbahnen The Innsbrucker Nordkette is a cable…

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If you’re a keen skier who fantasises about fresh powder and adrenaline fuelled rushes, you’ll know there’s a mountain of tech you can use to get every last inch and exhilarating moment out of every run. It’s easy to get lost in an avalanche of gimmicks but don’t despair as you get ready for your next trip, here are ten…

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My wife and I love skiing, well she ski’s and I snowboard. We got engaged on a ski holiday in Lake Louise in Canada back in 2002  and we now have two boys who love skiing too. We took them to Whistler a few years ago for their first ski holiday where they learnt to ski and this winter we booked…

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Planning your first skiing trip can take a lot of work. If you have never engaged in any snowsports before, you might not have much idea of where to start. How do you know when and where to go, what do you need and where should you stay? There are lots of things to think about, from accommodation to staying safe.…

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Let’s face it: some people like their winter vacations to be calm, peaceful getaways. They enjoy curling up in a lodge and having hot cocoa while looking out the window at a beautiful snowy landscape. Without a doubt, this sport was not intended for homebodies! Heli skiing in BC (British Columbia) is an unforgettable experience for adventurers! This new and…

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