• Inferno Murren, the World’s longest downhill ski race
    November 18, 2017, Comments Off on Inferno Murren, the World’s longest downhill ski race

    Time your trip to co-incide with the Inferno Murren race if you want more of a challenge on your next trip to Switzerland. Inferno Murren is the World’s longest, and […]

  • Solden is Austria’s 007 location and one of their best
    October 1, 2016, Comments Off on Solden is Austria’s 007 location and one of their best

    Solden is one of Austria’s best. Step out of the iceQ restaurant, 3048m up on top of solden’s Gaislachkogl summit, cue bond theme tune on your music, clip in, and […]

  • Canazei, jewel of the Dolomites
    February 17, 2016, Comments Off on Canazei, jewel of the Dolomites

    The key to a great Italian ski holiday in Canazei is to slow down, enjoy the “wine-with-lunch” lifestyle and absorb the sheer energy & visual feast that is the Dolomites. […]

  • Madonna di Campiglio, the “Pearl of the Dolomites”
    February 4, 2016, Comments Off on Madonna di Campiglio, the “Pearl of the Dolomites”

    Skiing, wining, dining and enjoying the good life in Madonna di Campiglio in the Italian Alps is a true delight that has to be experienced to be believed. Fortune favours […]

  • Swiss Cheesy: check out the Buzz Aldrin clip
    December 15, 2015, Comments Off on Swiss Cheesy: check out the Buzz Aldrin clip

    Of course it’s cheesy, it’s Swiss! Latest experience to try in Switzerland is an overnight in an igloo, on Mount Titlis in the famous Engelberg region. Director of Switzerland Tourism […]

  • Vive la France: La Grave rules!
    November 15, 2015, Comments Off on Vive la France: La Grave rules!

    In 1977 the tiny village of La Grave constructed a telephérique from the village, at 1400 metres, to the shoulder of the great peak La Meije at 3550 metres. Like […]

  • Ski Safaris in the Dolomites from $A2,690pp
    August 27, 2015, Comments Off on Ski Safaris in the Dolomites from $A2,690pp

    Italy is on a roll with Aussies heading to Europe to ski with the positive feedback really starting to add up. The friendliness, helpfulness and service set it apart from […]

  • Bormio Peak to Creek
    January 29, 2015, Comments Off on Bormio Peak to Creek

    Like all good stories, the climax is at the end, and so too with my fortnight in Italy. After 60,000+ vertical metres, over 300 kilometres, 5 stacks, and a haircut, […]

  • Ski Amoré Bormio
    January 28, 2015, Comments Off on Ski Amoré Bormio

    The medieval cobbled streets of Bormio, in a valley at 1225m, are spectacularly hemmed in by 300° of mountains rising above 3,000m.  Making this big and ballsy resort a favourite […]