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

Top 5 Alternative Ski Resorts for 2018

Visit an alternative ski resort this winter and avoid over-crowded slopes and expensive prices. Just because you choose to ski off the beaten track, it doesn’t mean your holiday won’t share the thrills and excitement you’d expect from a big name ski resort. In fact, we think the quality of skiing in these hidden gems

SNOW ALERT: December snowfall creates fabulous skiing conditions

The UK may have seen a ton of snowfall recently, but heaps of snow has fallen in the Alps too. And unlike at home, where travel disruption rules the day, on the mountain it’s created the perfect conditions for skiing and snowboarding. This weekend in Kuhtai, Austria, the snow fell by the bucket load creating

Sauze d’Oulx and Champoluc: how to choose between ski resorts?

Sauze d’Oulx and Champoluc are two phenomenal Italian ski resorts. Both are well-loved winter destinations yet they offer strikingly different skiing experiences. Sauze d’Oulx is a party-mad, aprés-ski heaven perfect for lively holidaymakers while the quiet resort of Champoluc has a chilled atmosphere and relaxed village style. With Inghams offering great savings to both ski

Sauze dOulx and Champoluc

The most exciting snow festivals this winter

Just because there’s no Glastonbury Festival in 2018 doesn’t mean that you have to go without your yearly music festival fix. The snow festivals of the Alps are an important and exciting part of the yearly après ski calendar – and if you’ve never been to a music festival in the mountains before, this winter

Black Run Friday: Our favourite black runs

It’s time to paint it black – nothing on piste is sure to turn a skier or snowboarder whiter than a steep black run covered in car sized moguls. To celebrate Black Friday, we’re reflecting on our favourite non-colour and looking at the best black runs on the mountain. The Aiguille Rouge, Les Arcs Half