Tag: skiing vacation

  • Charlotte Pass

    Australians are very sentimental about Charlotte Pass, their country’s first ski resort. It was established at the turn of the 20th century and has remained an exclusive and well loved resort ever since. Not only is it the country’s highest ski resort, it is also the only snowbound resort in Australia. This means that the […]

  • Perisher Blue

    Perisher Blue will stun you with its sheer expanse and choice. One of Australia’s largest ski resorts, it encompasses over three thousand acres of magnificent skiing spread over seven breathtaking peaks. It is a scenic 20-mile drive from the lively town of Jindabyne and offers exciting skiing, an endless range of accommodation and vibrant après-ski […]

  • Chamonix

    A skiing vacation in France offers a choice of seven different mountain ranges, most notably the Alps. Each has its unique attractions so it is a good idea to decide what you want out of your vacation before you choose a resort or region. Make a vacation plan based on you level of skiing and […]

  • Courchevel

    Courchevel in the Trois Vallees or Three Valley region of France, is one of the most famous skiing vacation destinations in Europe. Located in France’s Savoy province to the west of Lyon, it is one of the most cosmopolitan resorts in the world. Trois Vallees is one of the most extensive and impressive ski areas […]

  • Himalayas

    You could be a pioneer when you take a skiing vacation in the Himalayas! Although skiing has been around for a while in the Himalayas, there are new discoveries being made here all the time. The charm of the beautiful countries of India and Nepal, combines with the thrill of the pristine slopes of the […]

  • Italy

    Turin, or Torino as the locals call it, the capital of Italy’s Piedmont region, is gaining popularity as a winter vacation spot. Located at the base of the Western Alps, in north-western Italy, it is now very much on a skiing vacation map because of the XX Winter Olympics held here in February 2006. The […]

  • Val Gardena

    Val Gardena in Italy is considered to be one of the leading ski vacation resorts in the world, comparable with Vail Resorts in America, Bariloche in Argentina, and Queenstown in New Zealand. One of the reasons for it being ranked so high is because it is constantly upgrading its services and facilities. This picturesque resort […]

  • New Zealand

    New Zealand is popular vacation destination for skiing because of the reversal of seasons for skiers from the Northern Hemisphere. Ardent skiers can spend their summers here at excellent resorts under brilliant weather conditions. Varied world class terrain, excellent accommodation and exciting nightlife make New Zealand a popular ski vacation destination between June and November. […]

  • Interlaken

    A skiing vacation in Switzerland is a dream of all avid skiers. Switzerland has more slopes than Austria or Germany and is more formal and better organized than France or Italy. Most ski vacation resorts are within a couple of hours from the larger cities making them easy to access. Interlaken, situated in the heart […]

  • Gliding Down the Slopes in Italy

    When looking for a skiing destination where the entire family can enjoy their holiday, Passo Tonale is the answer. Families regularly descend on this skiing resort in Italy, as it is reasonably ...

  • The Importance of Nutrition for Skiers

    Snow skiing is a physically demanding activity and proper nutrition for skiers is essential. This is, however, often overlooked by recreational skiers who may only hit the slopes for a few days ...

  • A Marvelous Stay at Panorama Mountain Village

    Just to the west of Calgary, in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, is a holiday and skiing destination that has everything a family could wish for. When it comes to a group of friends, couples or a ...