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One snowboarding trip a year just isn’t enough and when you have mates doing a season somewhere…well it’s rude not to! 297 more words


Frozen Paint!

Watercolour isn’t exactly known for being an adventurous pass-time.  But after last month’s painting in a storm in Amsterdam, this month I was out painting in sub-zero temperatures in the French Alps.   532 more words


Skiing, Les Gets

Starting the new year with a ski holiday is becoming a tradition – we love to take advantage of the off-season prices and quiet slopes; but it has the welcome side-effect of deferring the back-to-work blues of January, and putting to rest any silly ‘detox’ or diet ambitions by giving a good balance of eating what we love; whilst exercising every day. 598 more words


Les Gets To Host European Crankworx


After much speculation at the beginning of November Crankworx have confirmed that Les Gets will become to new stage for the European round of the world wide event! 133 more words


Through Mont Blanc & into the French Alps

To reach Mont Blanc we needed to climb up to 1200 meters on long winding roads inclining up and through several long tunnels.

We aimed for Courmayeur on the Italian side of the mountain and on our way passed rugged snowy peaks, high altitude villages and a landscape that was in the full grip of autumn. 580 more words

2015 To The Balkans And Back

Morzine - If you like bikes, you'll love it here!

I have only visited Morzine and the Portes du Soleil (PDS) area once, and that was on my Honeymoon in July 2015, though I can safely safe it will not be my last visit, as we are currently planning a skiing trip this Christmas, I actually hope it will be the first of many! 4,009 more words

Luxury Ski Chalets

Award-winning international designer Nicky Dobree is well known for designing luxury ski chalets, villas and contemporary residential interiors. In 2003, she converted a 300-year old ski chalet in the Alps, which was featured on Grand Designs Abroad. 118 more words