5 Most exciting ski and snowboard events this January

Christmas and the New Year is over, everyone’s back at work, and everything is back to normal. There’s nothing left to look forward to or get excited about, right? Wrong! There are a ton of exciting ski and snowboard events taking place across the mountains this January, from some of the world’s most challenging sporting

A farmer’s market with a difference: Hinterglemmer Bauernmarkt

Here in Austria, we’ll accept any excuse for a festival! It could just be an excuse celebrate the local landscape, such as Zell am See’s Seefest (lake festival). It might be a reason to celebrate Austria’s delicious food and drink, like Seefeld’s annual Strudelfest. Or we might simply gather the village together to greet the

Valley Rally In Meribel!

Two little words, one big impact. University trips know about it, seasonnaires won’t miss it and holiday makers can’t wait for it. This year don your crazy costumes because Méribel is getting ready for the sun, snow and superb aprés – you’ve guessed it… It’s VALLEY RALLY!  If you’ve done it, you know it’s a

Roll out the red carpet at the Schloss Lebenberg….

When people ask me to describe my recent trip to Kitzbühel, there’s only one word that comes to mind….stunning! It starts with the picturesque descent into Innsbruck valley, listed as one of the top 10 airports to fly into, and you can understand why. With the breathtaking views over the Austrian alps and the steep

Bank Holidays In Austria

A holiday to Austria in summer is an unforgettable experience: breathtaking mountains, snow capped peaks, rolling meadows full of colourful flowers, cows lowing peacefully in the alpine pastures, stunning hikes, beautiful lakes, and undoubtedly delicious food. Austria also has a very rich culture and history, celebrated across the nine provinces in different ways. Summer in

Teach 80 to Ski

On Saturday 8th November to celebrate our 80th anniversary we took on the challenge of teaching 80 beginners to ski. With the help of our friends at Skiplex we arranged for guests to come and have a go on the slopes at the Reading centre. It wouldn’t be right to celebrate our anniversary without wearing

Exploring the markets of Montreux

Our Christmas Markets product manager, Kat headed to the beautiful markets in Montreux last December and she would definitely recommend a visit…. The first time I visited Montreux was at the beginning of December. I was travelling as part of a “fam trip”, the main point of which was to be in the region to

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