Tag: ski vacation

  • Africa

    It may not be the first continent to spring to mind when considering a ski vacation, but Africa does have its fair share of top-class ski resorts. Where there are mountains and snow, there you will find the opportunity to go skiing in Africa. One of the continent’s favorite destinations is South Africa, where you […]

  • Mount Hotham

    Mount Hotham, deep in Australia’s Victorian Alps, is the only ski vacation resort in the country with its own airport. A more complete ski vacation destination would be hard to imagine, with its diverse ski slopes, outstanding facilities, excellent accommodation and scintillating après-ski. Approximately 360 km north-east of Melbourne, Hotham is the place to be […]

  • Hopfgarten

    The idyllic Austrian village of Hopfgarten lies at the foot of the ‘Hohe Salve’ mountain, which rises to 1 629m. It has everything you would possibly want a ski resort in the heart of the Austrian Tyrol to be. It is part of the Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser-Brixental ski area where these resorts with ancient wooden […]

  • Le Grand Bornand

    A vacation in Le Grand-Bornand is a journey back in time into seventeenth century France. This lovely little town is located in the heart of the Aravis Mountain range in the Haute Savoie. Surrounded by Mont Blanc, Lake Annecy and Switzerland, Le Grand-Bornand reminds you of a picturesque ski vacation picture postcard you would send […]

  • Meribel

    Meribel ski vacation resort is the place to head for to hear more English spoken than French in France. Founded by a Brit, this charming purpose-built ski resort in the middle of the Trois Vallees area is still very popular with skiers from England. Trois Vallees is one of the most popular ski areas in […]

  • Tignes

    One of the highest resorts in the French Alps, Tignes is a very popular ski vacation destination. Its main attractions are good, year-round snow coverage and a wide slope area. Tignes is an ideal family ski vacation resort offering a vast variety of piste terrain, suitable for all experience levels of skiers. High altitude resorts […]

  • Lenggries

    Lenggries ski resort is a fantastic ski destination. Quite unknown on the international skiing circuit, Lenggries is very popular with Germans. It is the nearest ski vacation resort to Munich and can get very crowded on weekends. Lenggries ski resort offers long, challenging runs and a variety of terrain. Its location in Karwendel offers spectacular […]

  • Appi Kogen

    Located to the north of Tokyo in the Tohoku region, Appi Kogen ski resort is not only one of the best ski areas in Japan, it is also really well priced. Located right next to Towada-Hachimantai National Park in northeast Honshu, Appi Kogen provides long, well-groomed pistes and excellent powder snow from peak to base […]

  • Mount Ruapehu

    A ski vacation on New Zealand‘s North Island is an unforgettable experience. Mount Ruapehu is the largest of three magnificent volcanoes that make up the Tongariro National Park. This is a rare, dual World Heritage Park in recognition of Tongariro’s awesome natural beauty and cultural significance. Mt Ruapehu (rua = “pit”, pehu = “to explode”) […]

  • South Africa

    Most people think of wildlife, large open grasslands and beautiful beaches when South Africa is mentioned. But South Africa has another side to its multi-faceted beauty – snow skiing. Although skiing opportunities in South Africa are limited, they are certainly not to be missed when holidaying in this magnificent country. Between July and September ski […]

  • Sweden

    A ski vacation in Sweden offers an opportunity to get in touch with nature in the best possible way. The resorts are not built in an area cleared for the purpose, but are in the midst of unspoiled wilderness surrounded by lakes and forests. A vacation in Sweden is perfect for those who want to […]

  • Jackson Hole

    Vacation in Wyoming during the winter and you will be able to experience something different at each ski resort. You can take a ski vacation at any of the resorts that are scattered across seven different mountain ranges, one of which is Jackson Hole, a resort with the reputation of being the steepest and deepest, […]