When one thinks of Egypt, images of the scorching hot deserts and breathtaking pyramids come to mind. Caravans of camels and nomadic tents that are scattered on the horizon are what we picture in Egypt. Who would think of the country as a destination for skiing? Sandboarding down the dunes maybe, but definitely not snow skiing. However, it seems that there might be an indoor ski facility coming to Egypt in the near future, allowing visitors to enjoy the magic of Egypt and its history, combined it with a magnificent skiing vacation.
The Republic of Estonia is surrounded by the Russian Federation, the Baltic Sea, the Gulf of Finland and Latvia. It offers visitors a temperate climate, depending on the season, but the Baltic States begin to receive their first snowflakes during the month of November. The seasonal snowfall allows skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts to enjoy a variety of winter sports on the different slopes of Estonia. Each year the Baltic region is increasing in popularity, with Estonia being a favorite skiing destination.
Located in the Innsbruck region, Tyrol, Austria, is home to the biggest ski and snowboarding quarter of this area, namely Stubai Glacier. Here, winter sport enthusiasts from across Europe, find picturesque and favorable skiing conditions almost all year round. It is no wonder that Stubai Glacier is amongst the most popular skiing destinations in the world, and is also able to accommodate large groups and family members of all ages. For the ideal skiing vacation, look no further than Stubai Glacier.
Most popular ski resorts have many vacation attractions in addition to skiing. Resorts that are reputed more for adults and not recognized as family vacation ski resorts reverberate with a very active night life. People on vacation want as much fun during the après-ski as during the day on the ski slopes. Many resorts all […]
If you’re looking for a great family skiing vacation destination, look no further than Powderhorn Resort. Located on the side of the Grand Mesa, Powderhorn has excellent terrain for alpine skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing. It also offers some of the best snowmobiling turf in the world. Powderhorn has a lot to offer the average […]
A vacation is Aspen is as much fun on the slopes as off them. This glitzy town is a vacation favorite with the rich and famous and offers exciting après-ski. There are numerous restaurants offering cuisine from all over the world and you will be spoiled for choice here. American food, contemporary or traditional is […]
For a great family experience with that personalized touch, Ski Cooper is a great vacation destination. It is located in the San Isabel National Forest and enjoys great scenery, brilliant snow and is close to the historic town of Leadville. Opened in 1942 as a military training site, the resort now shows little influence of […]
Skiing was not a vacation recreation but a means of transportation in winter in Northern Europe and Asia thousands of years ago. Early skis were made from the bones of large animals strapped to the toe of the boot with leather strips. In Scandinavia wooden skis were believed to be used even five thousand years […]
Take a vacation in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado this winter and have unlimited fun and adventure at the Steamboat Ski Resort. Steamboat is well known for its Champagne powder snow and facilities for all sorts of winter sports. Steamboat Springs is a typical western town that has remained unchanged for the past hundred years […]
Skiing was not a vacation sport till a hundred years ago. Till the mid nineteenth century it was an age old method of transportation in winter in the snow covered regions of north Europe and Asia. Today many vacation resorts have a museum as a shrine to skiing heritage. Next time you are on skiing […]