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May 16, 2016, Comments Off on Somewhere different this September: Valle Nevado

Valle Nevado is not far away and not so expensive to get to with LAN’s new sale deal – $AUD 1,199 return in September! That opens up some great spring […]

Secrets of the Old Forest – tree skiing in Patagonia

November 25, 2015, Comments Off on Secrets of the Old Forest – tree skiing in Patagonia

Stop press: Best flight deals to Bariloche for several years on sale now with LAN from as low as $AUD 1313 return from Sydney put the Southern Hemisph ...

Season ends 1st November at Corralco, Chile’s newest & one of their best ski resorts

November 1, 2015, Comments Off on Season ends 1st November at Corralco, Chile’s newest & one of their best ski resorts

Volcanoes, dead or alive, are often great places to ski. Chile’s magnificent 2865m Lonquimay volcano is one of the best. Enjoy the expected lava-gul ...

We told you late season was a good bet at Valle Nevado

October 14, 2015, Comments Off on We told you late season was a good bet at Valle Nevado

This is what we said back in the July Travel bible issue “September can be all over red rover a lot of places in the Southern Hemisphere, but se ...

  • Portillo, the Perfect 10
    October 5, 2015, Comments Off on Portillo, the Perfect 10

    Spectacular is understatement here. Superlatives are just not enough. Terrain to drool over, snow to die for, views to kill, and that beautiful pool. Then there’s the funky va-et-vient avalanche […]

  • Patagonia Wild Cat – Baguales Cat Ski
    July 14, 2015, Comments Off on Patagonia Wild Cat – Baguales Cat Ski

    Forget 24/7, civilisation, your i-freakin-everything devices, and the whole anthill universe that’s daily existence for most people. At Baguales, a remote catski lodge high in the wilds of Patagonia, you […]

  • Fresh Chile – check out volcano areas like Antillanca & Osorno
    July 13, 2015, Comments Off on Fresh Chile – check out volcano areas like Antillanca & Osorno

    Chile’s big two international resorts, Portillo & Valle Nevado, are justly world famous, and being just 90 minutes to 3 hours shuttle ride off a non-stop flight from Australia they […]

  • Secret Chile: Corralco holiday & working holiday options
    May 2, 2015, Comments Off on Secret Chile: Corralco holiday & working holiday options

    Corralco is Chile’s newest ski resort, and already one of the best – which says a lot in this country spoilt for choice with the likes of Portillo and Valle […]

  • Volcano going off in Chile
    April 23, 2015, Comments Off on Volcano going off in Chile

    There are a lot of active volcanoes in Chile, Chacabuco is opposite Osorno Volcano which we reported on last year – one of our favourites, this is filmed from the […]

  • Start the kids skiing overseas? It’s easy in Argentina ..
    April 18, 2014, Comments Off on Start the kids skiing overseas? It’s easy in Argentina ..

    Back when we were skiing with the kids we were all learning at the same time, albeit not at the same pace – memories of quaking in fear peering over […]


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