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Skiing in Avoriaz

With the lack of snow here in Scotland this winter it was great to be able to go skiing at Avoriaz in the French Alps this week to experience some superb conditions.  537 more words



We spent the weekend up in Morgins mid-February for skiing and relaxation.

Accommodation: Hotel Helvetia. This place was a mere 5 minute walk from the lift and included a spa complete with a jacuzzi, steam room and sauna to ease your muscles after a day of skiing. 453 more words

Weekend Adventures

Snow alert Portes du Soleil

We have a snow alert Portes du Soleil! Snow has been falling for a few weeks here in the French alps, so much that ski holiday resorts are opening early for winter season. 335 more words

French Alps

Murmuration of Starlings

I posted this video on fb yesterday of these amazing birds and what they are up to. According to the RSPB website, they are actually just having fun, just hanging out with their mates and flying about before settling down for the evening. 258 more words

Snowboarding in Les Gets - January 2016

In January, Adam and I joined our parents and one of my dad’s cousins on a ski trip to France. The week holiday is condensed into this one blog post as really most of the days were very similar so why write bother with the repetition?! 926 more words


Modernised four bedroomed chalet for sale in the Col de Corbier

Everyone loves a deal and this 4 bedroom chalet is certainly an exceptional one!

Situated in a peaceful alpine area just down the valley from Morzine is this 4 bedroom chalet which is currently on the market for only  139 more words


Walking holidays in Portes du Soleil

As soon as the snow disappeared, early May, we discovered the delights of walking in Portes du Soleil.  Part of Massif du Chablais mountain range with amazing views across Haute Savoie region from many of the peaks it’s a very rewarding place for walking. 554 more words

French Alps