Author Archives: Caroline Barbour

6 Reasons to Visit World-Class Resort, Val d’Isere

Val d'Isere

  Rewind back to 1888. This is when Val d’Isere opened its first hotel. By the 1930s, skiing was becoming a popular sport and the village had already developed a first-class reputation. Val d’Isere reputation as a top ski resort … Continue reading

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Top Tips When Booking a Ski Holiday to USA or Canada

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The general consensus is that people tend to assume ski holidays to USA or Canada are beyond expensive. Yes, this can be the case. However, if you take on board our expert tips, you can get some really good deals, … Continue reading

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What to Expect from a Ski Holiday to Alpe d’Huez

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The history of Alpe d’Huez goes back thousands of years. It wasn’t until 1936 that Alpe d’Huez began to develop into a ski resort. The first ski school was developed and the first ‘Poma’ lift installed (the first at any resort!). … Continue reading

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6 reasons to book your ski trip to Les Deux Alpes

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The vibrant, world famous resort of Les Deux Alpes was built in 1946, on the high pastures of two parish villages: Venosc and Mont de Lans – where the northern and southern Alps meet. Here are 6 reasons to book … Continue reading

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A Quick Guide to Aspen Snowmass

Aspen

Aspen is a ski destination that has it all. The history, world-class skiing, non-ski activities, brilliant après, dining and stunning accommodation is suited for differing budgets and tastes. The Creation of Aspen Once upon a time in the late 1800’s, … Continue reading

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British Columbia’s Multi Stop Winter Tours

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Combine the bright city lights and entertainment of Vancouver with the snow-covered mountains and adventurous snowsports of British Columbia (BC) ski resorts.  We can tailor your trip to Canada, so if you would like to ski multiple resorts, we can … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Aspen Should Be Your Next Ski Getaway

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©MattPowerPhotography.com Starting out as a silver mining town, Aspen has grown into one of the most renowned resorts in the world, known for the spectacular views, Victorian architecture and lively atmosphere. Attracting the rich, the famous and many ski enthusiasts, … Continue reading

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Italian Ski Holidays – Why Go and Where to Stay

Alta Badia Skiing

Italian ski holidays have been added to our portfolio for the 2019/20 season, offering self-catered apartments and hotels in six Italian resorts across two regions – Italian Alps and Dolomites. In comparison to other European destinations such as France and … Continue reading

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The Transformation of Self-Catered Ski Apartments

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When most people think of ski apartments, the words cramped and unattractive spring to mind. This, however, is not the case with many of our apartments – all of which are specially chosen based on standards, value for money, location … Continue reading

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Skiworld’s Interview with AfterJam

AfterJam

We were intrigued to find out more about AfterJam and the individuals behind this fresh clothing and events brand, so we decided to carry out an interview. Have a read through AfterJam’s answers below. Could you tell us a little … Continue reading

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