The Man, the Myth, the Legend….Who was St Wolfgang?

St Wolfgang was the bishop of Regensburg in the 10th century AD, when, being frustrated with mankind’s propensity towards vice, and with the threat of a civil war, he decided to seek solace in nature. He went first to the beautiful Abbey in Mondsee, where he had many discussions with the Abbot. Soon, he decided

Let’s hear it for on-piste skiing!

  Arnie Wilson talks to Chris Haworth, ‘Ski and Board’ magazine’s fitness editor, who’s come up with a fascinating argument for getting more pleasure from skiing on the piste. It may not sound as cool – but just think about it! This is one of Tommy Cooper’s (remember him?) daft jokes: “I went to the

New for Winter 14/15 Kronplatz – In the Italian Dolomites

Our Italian Product Manager tests the slopes in the new Inghams resort of Kronplatz in the stunning Italian Dolomites. KRONPLATZ – is the official Ladino (a local Italian dialect) name of the Italian ski area of Plan des Corones in the region of the Italian South Tyrol just 1 1/2   South East of Innsbruck. Next

Davos Hosts Swiss Festival of Yodelling

Vanessa, resort representative for the resort of Davos is preparing to welcome a very loud crowd this week!  “From the 3rd to 6th July 2014 we are expecting 10,000 active members of the Swiss Yodelling Association and their many supporters to descend on Davos Klosters for the 29th Swiss Yodelling Festival. This colourful event takes

The highlights of Lake Constance

Lake Constance is a lake on the Rhine on the northern foot of the Alps. It shares its shores with Austria, Switzerland and Germany. We have 4 hotels situated around Lake Constance, the Barbarossa and Steigenberger in Konstanz town, Seehotel am Kaiserstrand in Lochau and Reutemann Seegarten and Bayerischerhof in Lindau. Spreading my time around these

Le Bon Vivre in Chamonix

Ruth, one of our resort representatives in Chamonix, lets us know why you can’t possibly sit still in Chamonix: Now I have always considered myself to be reasonably fit – I’m a keen skier, I ran a marathon last year and enjoy the odd pedal on my bike. However, this view of myself changed completely

The Hugo Spritz: The Perfect Summer Aperitif

Many of you will be familiar with the popular Italian aperitif Aperol Spritz, however, there is a new cocktail contender in Italy that has slowly been taking over the spotlight, one you may not have heard of before: the Hugo Spritz. What is a Hugo Spritz cocktail? Pronounced oo-go in Italian, the Hugo Spritz is a refreshing