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Top 30 French ski resorts on Twitter (2 Mar '15)

What a difference a day makes. This month I polled the numbers for the top 30 French ski resorts on Twitter on the 2nd of March instead of the 1st and, in that time,  253 more words

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First Semester Abroad in Chambéry

Written for Cardiff University ‘Globetrotters';


I chose languages as my joint honours degree, partly because I love the culture and history of foreign countries and learning the language is the best way of immersing yourself. 460 more words


Born Wild on the French Ski Slopes

Richard Orlinski is one of France’s most famous contemporary artists.  I had not heard of him before I saw his works at the Val d’Isere ski resort in the French Alps. 546 more words


The French Really Know How To Ski Chalet - Chalet Le Rocher - Val d'Isere, France

There is baller shit and then their is tasteful baller shit.  We have all seen the what a Texan with enough money can do to quaint ski area….this is not that.


Les Bon Bons To Keep The Kids Sweet

After a hard day’s skiing, I felt my kids and their friends deserved to sample some French candy.  It also gave me an excuse to go to the Monday market at… 432 more words


Bonneval-les-Bains: tales of a failed spa project

The road that winds up the vallée des chapieux from Bourg Saint Maurice has been cleared as far as Bonneval-les-Bains. This is where we’re heading with former instructor M, who has suggested we go snowshoeing away from the Val d’Isère crowds and explore the lesser-known parts of the Tarentaise. 522 more words

Val D'Isere

ISTD Level 4 Teaching Exam

Destination: Val d’Isere

Assessor: Simon McCombe (Pocket Si)

Snow conditions: Sun and fresh snow

This is the final teaching exam in the BASI system. It consisted of an intro day, three days of teaching and a final day in case anyone needed to teach again. 217 more words