Tag: toboggan

  • 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 […]

  • Innsbruck

    Austria is pretty obsessed with snow skiing and it occupies much of the time and interest of outdoor-loving Austrians. It is not uncommon to find people in business suits in places like Innsbruck carrying skis during their working day. Unlike in America where a ski resort means a base for a single resort, in Europe […]

  • Ischgl

    The name looks unpronounceable, the ski resort is like a Christmas card and the après-ski is unmatched anywhere in Austria. Ischgl (pronounced Ish-gull) is all this and more, offering high altitude, long ski runs across the border into Switzerland. The lengthy red run across the Swiss border connects Ischgl to the Swiss ski resort of […]

  • Lech And Zurs

    Lech and Zurs are a part of the Arlberg but a world apart in many ways. Stunningly beautiful, with classic chalets and five-star hotels, Zurs is on the Flexen-Pass and Lech in a valley just a couple of miles away. These stylish Austrian Alpine resorts nestle near the slopes of the Madloch, Trittkopf, and Kriegerhorn […]

  • Lapland

    A family vacation in Finland offers plenty of skiing and off slope activities for the young, and young at heart, alike. Unlike the ski resorts of the Alps, Finland offers ski resorts in the midst of untouched natural surroundings, with lakes, mountains and forests all around. Some of the ski areas are in Lapland, within […]

  • Enjoy the Snow and Slopes By Sledding

    Most people that live in countries and areas where it snows will be able to recall fond memories of their childhood, while sledding. The fascination with sledding began in the 1800’s and since ...