First Tracks In Zermatt

It’s 7:30am and the lift station is empty except for the rest of our group and the guide – just six of us in total. Then, there’s a gentle hum in the background as the lifts start to move… The Zermatt lifts don’t open until 8:30am most days but today we signed up for the

Where Is This Legendary White Christmas?

As Bing Crosby once sang, ‘I’m dreaming of a white Christmas’. In fact, what he actually sang was probably more along the lines of a ‘whiiiite Chrissstmasss’ but I defy each and every one of you to read that title without the jolting lilt of Bing’s dulcet tones and a warm fuzzy, yuletide feeling deep

Long Live Ski Hosting!

In the face of legislation from the French and Italian authorities, ski hosting, or social skiing as it is now known by some, has not only been wiped out from winter resorts in those countries, but has been dropped by some British ski operators altogether. We wouldn’t dream of it! All the more reason we

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

The Roarin’ Game

Curlers’ Grace O Lord wha’s love surrounds us a’ And brings us a’ thegither; Wha’ writes your laws upon oor hearts, And bids us help each ither. We bless Thee for Thy bounties great, For meat and hame and gear We thank Thee, Lord, for snaw and ice – But still we ask for mair.

The Lauberhorn – FIS World Cup – Wengen

The Lauberhorn Race – the longest men’s downhill course in the World Cup Series   As Wengen prepares for the upcoming World Cup we took the chance to have a closer look along the race track. Started in 1930, the 4.5km long course is one of the classics and much talked about race The course

Top Tipples to Ease the Freeze

Vin Chaud/Glühwein Many of you will know this type of beverage as mulled wine.  In the Alps there are lots variations of this drink, all based around hot wine.  Usually red wine is flavoured with spices such as cloves and cinnamon, sweetened with sugar and given a zesty kick with oranges.  In France this is

Glorious Grindelwald

Adam, one of our Digital Marketing Executives, went on a trip to Grindelwald in February this year.  Here’s what he thought of this beautiful Swiss town: Before you ask; no, I am not talking about the Harry Potter character. I am instead referring to the wonderful ski and summer resort located in the Jungfrau region