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The Best Three Valleys Restaurants

With so many mountain restaurants to choose from in the Three Valleys, we’re spoilt for choice. It’s easy to ski around aimlessly and pop into the nearest restaurant whenever you feel the energy levels start to drop, but at Ski Talini we’re…
glacier skiing

Glacier Skiing: 7 Reasons You Need To Go

The mountains are stunning. You already know this. But they aren't just magical and delightful in the winter, they have something to offer in the summer as well. And a few of those mountains that we like to play on are situated high enough…
GET FIT IN THE ALPS

Get Fit in the Alps This Summer

The mountains are notorious for winter sports. When thinking about a holiday to the Alps, most people will have skiing at the forefront of their mind. However summer - the ‘off season’ - is totally underrated. Mountainous resorts are the…
Col du Grand St Bernard

A Story of Mountains, Monks & Dogs

Heard of the Col du Grand St Bernard before? If not, it's a high road pass which sits on the border of Switzerland & Italy and is a place of rich history. It's the oldest pass throughout the Western Alps that Napoleon's army used to…
Summer skiing in Cardrona

Summer Skiing

Summer is a strange time for us ski junkies. While there are some unbeatable bits of summer we love (Wimbledon! Ali's bike ride! The joy of eating an ice-cream in the rain on the beach at Weston Super Mare) - mostly we're counting down the hours…
mountain bike

How to Freak Yourself Out on a Downhill Mountain Bike

When asked to write a blog about my adventure on a mountain bike for our Summer in the Alps series I felt apprehensive, to say the least. My first foray into off-roading was on a summer’s day in Meribel last year when a friend suggested an…
summer activities in the alps

Summer Activities in the Alps: Our Bucket List

I always thought that summer in the mountains meant frolicking like Heidi amongst wild flowers. Long walks followed by quiet evenings on the balcony watching the sunset before an early night with my book.  Don’t get me wrong, whilst I knew…
hiking in the alps

Hiking in the Alps - A weekend of hut to hutting

When my husband suggested 3 days of hut to hut hiking in the Alps. Through the Vanoise national park to be exact, I'll admit I envisioned soggy sandwiches, flea bitten blankets and biting winds. I was also a little concerned about my fitness…
road cycling in the alps

Road Cycling Events in the Alps

We've been raving about summer in the Alps. We know firsthand that a bit of time spent here once the snow has melted puts a little sun in your soul. Are you a cycler yourself or you prefer to sit on the other side of the fence? Either…
alps summer holiday

Alps Summer Holiday: 6 Reasons To Get Here

Long sunny days, Alpine meadows and lakes, farmers markets and enough adventure activities to keep the biggest adrenaline junkies grinning from ear to ear all week. What's not like to like about summer in the Alps? And yet it remains it's biggest…
Santa-Skiing

'Tis the Season to be Jolly

......Fa la la la la, la la la laaah. And with many of you choosing to celebrate this festive time of year in the Alps we thought it only right to give you the lowdown on what's on in your favourite resort over the Christmas and New Year break.…
SUMMER IN THE ALPS

Summer in the Alps: Why We Love It

For many a mention of the Alps evokes visions of snow-capped ridges, freshly groomed pistes or the satisfaction of a vin chaud after a long day on the hill. But for many who (after countless winter seasons) now consider the Alps their home,…