10 Facts You Did Not Know About Switzerland

So you thought you knew everything about Switzerland?   FOUR OFFICIAL LANGUAGES It is hard to believe that there are four official languages in a country as small as Switzerland. But this is a fact! German, French, Italian and Romansh are all native languages of the Swiss. Of course, not … Read more

10 Apps for your Winter Ski Holiday

Top 10 Apps for your Winter Ski Holiday Every day brings new apps for smartphones to the market. Here are some of our favourites to spare you trawling through thousands of apps before you go on your Winter Ski Holiday. Take a quick look and let us know what you think. … Read more

5 Top Ski Resorts for the Winter

A selection of top ski resorts

Our pick: 5 Top Ski Resorts for this coming Winter:   FR – Chamonix Take the cable car from chic Chamonix to Aiguille du Midi (3842 m above sea level) and then whizz down the slopes. And do this surrounded by the spectacular mountain scenery of the vast Mont Blanc … Read more

A Stress-free Christmas? 10 Ideas for You.

10 ideas for a stress-free Christmas Let’s face it: Every year, we madly look forward to Christmas, but once the holidays arrive, all the preparations have left us all a bit crazy and we swear that next, yes next year, everything will be different!   We collected 10 ideas that will … Read more

10 Reasons for Ski Hire

Carving- und Freeride-Bilder aus dem Montafon

10 Reasons why snow sport enthusiasts prefer ski hire over buying equipment While the heat of summer can still be felt outside, online bookings for the next winter sports holidays are heating up. Right around August , many snow sports lovers already start thinking about hitting the slopes, and one … Read more

A ski instructor can help get the most from your ski holiday

Ski instructors and mountain guides

Get the most out of your ski holiday by hiring a ski instructor You’ve booked your holiday home for this winter, and whether you’re in an apartment or self-catered chalet, from Chamonix to Zermatt, of course, you’ll want to make the most of your trip. We’ve teamed up with Ongosa, … Read more

The Unique Charm of a Cosy Mountain Chalet

Mountain Chalets - Ideal Ski base

 The Charm of a Cosy Mountain Chalet Our much-loved cosy mountain chalet – ever thought about the history of those charming wooden mountain retreats? The term “chalet” comes from the Latin word cala (“protected location”).  It originates from the French part of Switzerland,  where it was used to describe a simple … Read more

Ski Cross Growing Sport in Switzerland

Ski cross in Switzerland

Battling ski cross fever with college pressure Many cubic metres of snow are needed to build all the turns, waves and jumps for spectacular ski cross downhill slopes. Elements in which ski crossers can prove their athletic talent, demonstrated by tactics, technique, perfect balance and enough speed to beat fellow … Read more

Ski Club of Great Britain releases report findings

The Ski Club of Great Britain announces research findings for the snowsports industry The Ski Club of Great Britain, the UK’s largest snowsports membership organisation, has today released findings from their annual consumer research report, indicating a boost for the snow sports industry. The report, which is now in its … Read more