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Ski Taos: The Next Generation

travel December 15, 2014 0 Comments

Taos Ski Valley is under new ownership, and has just opened for the season. The resort had been founded in 1955 by Ernie Blake, but recently his heirs sold the property to New York financial wizard, Louis Bacon. Some skiers felt New Mexico’s Taos had lost a step or two to its Colorado rivals and was considered more hippie than…

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A Bucket List for the Serious Ski Bum

travel November 2, 2014 1 Comments

You want a new adventure, and you love to ski. Well, you’re in luck. Here are a few U.S. based  I ski resorts that are worth the trip, so grab your skis and head for the hills. Jackson Hole Jackson Hole tops the list of “best places to ski” simply for the fact that it has the highest and longest vertical…

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Travel: The Ultimate Ski Pass- 26 Resorts, 4 Countries, 1 Season

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smcgee / Foter / CC BY-NC   This season Vail Resorts announced that the Epic Pass now includes 26 mountains in four countries.  And now Vail Resorts is calling all globetrotting, Epic Pass-holding, die-hard skiers and snowboarders for The Epic Race – a 2013-2014 season-long competition to visit all 26 resorts spread across four countries that make up the Epic…

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Travel: Everything You Need to Know About the French Ski Season

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byb64 / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA   For its proximity to the UK, the scope, scale and variety of its terrain and the quality of tuition, snow parks, nightlife and off piste available there, France attracts countless British skiers each year. Many of the country’s ski resorts even regularly rank among the very best in the world. It seems that…

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Travel: Winter Apparel 101

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I love skiing, snowboarding and other active winter activities. Many of my friends and family members enjoy these activities, too, so I am always searching for high quality, stylish winter apparel for myself and others to wear on the slopes. One of my favorite places to buy winter sports apparel is Bogner. It is really convenient to be able to…

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Travel Guest Post: Chalet Holidays

travel May 23, 2012 0 Comments

Skiing is the type of holiday pursuit that will instantly conjure images of luxury and glamour in the layman’s eyes. James Bond, log fires and sweeping mountain vistas all come to mind when alpine pursuits are mentioned. The initiated know only too well that it isn’t always so. Pulling on a big pair of plastic boots and traipsing through a…

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Travel Guest Post: Planning Your First Skiing Holiday

guest post ski travel travel planning travel tips May 9, 2012 1 Comments

Taking the plunge and deciding on a skiing holiday is probably one of the best holidaying decisions you will ever make. Nothing beats the pure exhilaration of hitting the slopes for the first time – and when that is combined with the relaxation and comfort of a skiing resort you’ve got the ingredients for a truly memorable holiday. But to…

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Travel Guest Post: Luxury Ski Destinations

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Whistler Located in British Columbia, Canada, Whistler has over 200 trails with runs suitable for all abilities. It was the location of the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympic games. Whistler is also one of the most environmentally friendly ski resorts with aims to continually reduce its carbon footprint. Vail The second largest ski resort in North America opened in 1962.…

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Travel: Le Village Arc 1950

adventure europe france holiday luxury travel travel planning travel tips February 18, 2012 0 Comments

Le Village Arc 1950 features eight luxury ski-to-door residences in France in the Paradiski area make the perfect ski weekend getaway with all the comforts of being in your own space. The traditional stone and timber Alpine design of the buildings are set with a white snow backdrop and majestic mountains in the quaint valley, with a car-free  environment and…

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Travel: St. Moritz Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

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Each year mouths begin to water and toes start to tap as Badrutt’s Palace Hotel, the Grande Dame of St. Moritz, releases its winter calendar of parties and festivals. The hotel is the ideal destination getaway in either winter or summer with it’s unrequited charm and refined luxury. The Palace hotel has 135 guestrooms including 35 suites with stunning views…

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Travel Guest Post: Luxury Skiing in France

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There are many luxury ski resorts in France and the best of these attract skiers from around the world, lured into the resorts by the powder and après ski. France has some of the best Alpine skiing in Europe and the French food certainly makes a holiday in the country worthwhile. Whether you are a seasoned skier or a beginner…

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