An 8-week ski holiday: retired skiing in Filzmoos, Austria

When John Mather retired he and his wife decided to celebrate with an 8-week long, extended ski holiday to Filzmoos. The pretty, little ski resort captured their imagination and the 8-week ski holiday is now a yearly tradition. John reveals to us why Filzmoos has such a special place in his heart… All skiers have

Arabba – a distinctive ski resort in the Dolomites

The small and picturesque village of Arabba is located in the heart of the Dolomite mountain range. The focal point of the village is the pretty 17th Century church, which serves a population of only 300 people. Though small in number, the population has grown significantly in recent years. Skiers in the winter and avid

Downhill skier in Arabba

The stunning Polar Night in Ylläs, Lapland

‘Kaamos’ is the Finnish word for the polar night. A period in Ylläs, 150km above the Arctic Circle, when the sun doesn’t rise for nearly a month. It has just started. We’ve seen the last of the sun’s shining face set on this snowy arctic landscape. For me, it’s one of the most fascinating and

Polar Night - Northern Lights

A Christmas ski holiday in Les Arcs

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Les Arcs! It’s the most wonderful time of the year – and what better way to spend the festive period than in your very own chalet in the mountains. Enjoy the snowy slopes during the day and return to afternoon tea, cake and a three-course meal in

5 great reasons to have your ski holiday in Banff

Image © Reuben Krabbe Banff, Canada is a unique ski resort with distinctive scenery, incredible ski runs, and an amazing choice of places to wine and dine. If you’re looking for an adventurous ski destination with  distinct character we’d definitely recommend a ski holiday in Banff. But what makes Banff such a unique ski destination?

Luxury In Transit: Stay at the BLOC Hotel with Inghams

Darryl Ball, commercial pilot for Norwegian Airlines, previously a professional skier and now a model and journalist, travels with Inghams every year for the Telegraph Ski Test to Kühtai, Austria. This March, he was invited by Inghams to stay at Gatwick BLOC Hotel on his way to the event. As a commercial pilot and skier

Getting excited for the Weisser Rausch in St Anton

The Alberg Eagle takes place in the St Anton every year. It’s consists of three different races: a cult ski race called the Weisser Rausch in April, a half marathon run in July and a 41km mountain bike race in August. The idea is to complete all three challenges in one calendar year and there

The start of the Weisser Rausch

Arabba and the Dolomites

The small and picturesque village of Arabba is located in the heart of the Dolomites mountain range. The village has a population of just 300 people and has grown over the years since tourism arrived. The village is popular in both the winter, for skiing, and in the summer with avid walkers and mountain bikers.