Archive for the ‘mountain’ Category

Have you caught the big mountain skiing wave yet?

The practice of leaving the groomed snow of the ski slopes and swapping them instead for the thrill of the less-explored territory of the off-piste world is becoming more and more popular. There are many names for this approach to skiing: freeriding, back country skiing, big mountain skiing are just a few. As the conditions […]

Ski holidays in the French Alps and other winter sports too!

The typical French ski resort offers a lot more than just skiing. Once upon a time, ski holidays meant just that – skiing and lots of it. Nowadays, travellers are looking for more variety in their winter vacations, and ski holidays in the French Alps can give them variety galore! Alpine ski resort Val Thorens […]

Chamonix hotels: serving a wide spectrum of visitors!

The French Alps have always attracted a wide range of visitors thanks to the diversity of leisure activities on offer in the region, but also the huge selection of hotels and other kinds of accommodation. Although many people associate hotels in Chamonix with the upper-end of the market, therefore assuming they will be more expensive […]