Europe, Travel

A guide to skiing in Val d’Isere, France

15th March, 2017

I’ve recently returned from a ski holiday in Val d’Isere. It was my first time visiting this resort and I now consider it to be one of my favourites in Europe! Here’s my guide to skiing in Val d’Isere… About Val d’Isere Val d’Isere is located in the Tarentaise Valley, Savoie in the French Alps. […]

Europe, Travel

Skiing in Courchevel, France

19th March, 2016

Originally we had planned to return to Corvatsch for our February ski trip but by the time we got around to booking, the hotel we wanted was already completely sold out. With limited options and escalating prices we decided to try something a bit different a booked a chalet in Courchevel, France. About Courchevel Courchevel […]

Europe, Travel

What kind of ski accommodation should you book? Hotels vs Chalets

12th March, 2016

During my most recent ski trip to Courchevel I stayed in a catered chalet for the first time. I didn’t really know what to expect from a chalet before we arrived, having always opted for hotel accommodation on our previous ski trips in Europe. Overall I enjoyed our chalet stay and there are some aspects […]

Europe, Travel

How to book the perfect European ski holiday

29th December, 2015

In Europe we are spoiled for choice when it comes to ski resorts, and that can make the process of booking a ski holiday a little overwhelming! After booking two ski holidays a year over the last three years I’ve picked up a few tricks along the way and thought I’d share them with you […]

Europe, Life

A look back on 2015

24th December, 2015

Things have been a bit quiet on the blog this month. Work has been crazy busy and I’ve just returned from a ski trip in Austria, but I thought I’d get back into the swing of things by wrapping up all the highlights from 2015. I try to write one of these posts every year […]

Photography, Travel

Getting the most out of your GoPro

15th June, 2015

I’ve owned a GoPro Hero 3 for almost two years now and I love it for my skiing and diving holidays. They aren’t the easiest cameras to use though and they come with a bit of a learning curve so I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve picked up along the way. Choosing the […]

Europe, Travel

Skiing in Engadin: Corvatsch, Switzerland

16th March, 2015

Skiing in Switzerland had been on my bucket list long before I moved to the UK. In December 2013 I spent a week out in St Moritz, one of the world’s most famous ski resorts. On this occasion we stayed with Kulm Hotel and we invited to a private ski night on the evening of […]

Europe, Travel

Skiing in Zillertal: Hintertux, Austria

13th January, 2015

As I mentioned in a previous post, my boyfriend and I spent a few days skiing in Hintertux, Austria earlier this month. It was never in our original plan to ski here as we were staying in Mayrhofen and thought we would just stick to the local slopes there. It wasn’t until we arrived in […]

Europe, Travel

Skiing a black run in Austria!

11th January, 2015

My dad taught me to ski at a young age but up until a few weeks ago I had never dared to attempt a black run (expert level). While skiing in Hintertux, Austria, I was unknowingly lead onto a black run by my boyfriend and didn’t even realise until I’d already gone about a quarter […]

Europe, Travel

Skiing in Zillertal: Mayrhofen, Austria

7th January, 2015

Our last ski trip was to Les Deux Alpes in February. Unfortunately we were a bit let down by the ski conditions there so we decided to try somewhere different for our News Years trip. The week between Christmas and New Year is the most expensive time to book a ski holiday so we were […]