5 Reasons to Ski in Italy

Bella Italia! From perfectly groomed pistes to mountain restaurants serving mouth-watering food, Italy is the choice destination for connoisseurs of the ski holiday. If you haven’t skied in Italy, what are you waiting for? Italy is one of our favourite countries to ski in, and it’s growing in popularity with British skiers who have caught

5 reasons to ski in Italy

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

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.

5 things to do as a non-skier in Cortina

Skiing isn’t for everyone, and sometimes you need a day off! Here are some things to do in Cortina if you fancy a break: 1. Walking – take a stroll through the stunning scenery of the Dolomites where the view alters as the light changes. Walking isn’t only for the summer months, in the Winter

5 reasons why you’ll love skiing in La Thuile

The pretty village of La Thuile sits 1440 metres above sea level. It’s tucked at the end of the Aosta valley, less than 3 miles as the crow flies from the French border.   The route to the Piccolo San Bernardo pass winds its way above the village. As a result of its strategic location,

A Ski Safari to the Hidden Valley

Why is the ski safari from Selva to the Hidden Valley so special? Quite honestly, the age old expression that seeing is believing really does apply here but I’m not about to let that stop me. After all, it’s considered one of the most beautiful runs in the world! The trip starts with a short

The Krampus is coming!

Naughty children (and grown-ups for that matter) beware! The Krampus are coming! Around Christmastime, villages and towns across the Tirol are packed with terrifying devil-like creatures, complete with stinking goat skins and hideous masks – and if you happen to be in Cortina d’Ampezzo in the heart of the Italian Dolomites, you may just get

Top 10 Snow-Sure Ski Resorts In Europe

The start of season is a fantastic time to ski, though of course this  can be a little scary; laying well-earned money and of course, time off work on fickle molecules of H20 in the hope that these will densely blanket the mountains in the run up to December! To make the most of this