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Life's Better in Val d'Isere

So declared a T-shirt in one surf-snow shop in this French Alps ski town, and I’m not going to argue. This was our (well, my) ski mecca during our stint in Europe – always the top of the wish list, but somewhere we hadn’t quite made it to. 394 more words

Travel Diary

My Winter Adventure

Take me back to the mountains. The sky was so blue it hurt my eyes, beautiful!


L'embarras du choix

This is a schizophrenic time of year for ski resort marketers on social media: do you keep talking about skiing till the very end, or start building a buzz about summer? 205 more words


Reunited with the Wheelers

After four years of doing pretty much everything ski-related together, the Wheelers (Sam and James) and I went our separate ways this year. For the past four seasons we’ve come as a kind of three-for-one deal. 354 more words

Ski Instructor Training

No fooling: top 50 French ski resorts on Facebook (1 Apr '14)

So I checked up on the top 50 French ski resorts on Facebook today and found hardly any  April Fool’s posts!? Kudos to La Tania… 287 more words

Social Media

Ski vacation!

Skiing in the Alps, check! Ana and I had promised each other, and ourselves, that we would definitely do a ski trip sometime during this year. 1,009 more words