Best Places to Ski in Europe

The breathtaking beauty of the Alps is unlike any other place in the world. Most areas are so elevated, there is year-around snow capped mountains blanketed in dense forests. Here, skiing is a one of a kind experience as you not only have world-class snowboarding, snowshoeing, skiing, even snowmobiling, you also have picturesque towns and… Continue reading Best Places to Ski in Europe

A Brief History of Bankso, Bulgaria’s Premier Ski Resort

The area around Bansko has been inhabited for centuries by the Thracians, Romans, Byzantines and Slavs. There are many ruins of old fortresses and burial grounds around the town. Bansko first became a settlement in the 9th to 10th century when several neighbourhoods joined together and it is mentioned in the Ottoman register under the… Continue reading A Brief History of Bankso, Bulgaria’s Premier Ski Resort

Le Corbier: The Perfect Resort For a First School Ski Trip

Skiing offers a fun, adventurous and challenging activity for students, and with the wealth of excellent school ski trip destinations on offer, there is plenty of choice. The range of resorts available is especially valuable for schools planning their first such trip, or groups with a large number of students who have never skied before.… Continue reading Le Corbier: The Perfect Resort For a First School Ski Trip

The Development Of Those Majestic Cairngorm Mountains – Scotland’s Great Skiing Destination

The United Kingdom has its share of national parks but nothing equals the Cairngorms in size and majesty. The Cairngorm National Park is the largest in all of Britain. It is an extensive mountain range with various ecosystems including tundra and pine forests. The mountain range has six of Scotland’s tallest peaks, namely Ben Macdhui… Continue reading The Development Of Those Majestic Cairngorm Mountains – Scotland’s Great Skiing Destination

5 Tips for Family Ski Safety

With most ski resorts open, it is the time many families think about planing a family ski vacation. Before you hit the slopes, remember these simple tips for a safe and fun family ski vacation. Kids under 12 should always ski/board with an adult. This is a matter of safety, not a reflection of ability.… Continue reading 5 Tips for Family Ski Safety