When the sparklingly new Flexenbahn cableway first whirled out across the white, pillow-soft snows of the Klostertal valley, the Arlberg region became the largest connecting ski area in Austria. But with
Every time I come to La Plagne my enthusiasm reaches overexcited 11-year-old levels. The first time, there was a good reason for that – I was 11 and overexcited to be trying skiing for the first time.
It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs. Check out our pick of the freebies on offer. 1. Canal Ring More canals flow in
Switzerland’s ritzy ski resorts are becoming ever more exclusive, but nearby satellite villages offer a more traditional, affordable après-ski, and access to the same slopes In the tail of the afternoon,
La Grave enjoys cult status among experts. It has around 500 visitor beds and just one serious lift serving a high, wild and almost entirely off-piste mountainside. The result: an exciting, usually crowd-free
Ski resort news Saalbach-Hinterglemm becomes Austria’s largest ski area The big news is that Saalbach-Hinterglemm is now Austria’s largest lift-linked ski area. A new piste down to and new gondola back
A: One of the big misconceptions about skiing Europe is that it’s outrageously expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s a breakdown of all the ways you can save while shredding in the Alps this winter.
The capital of the Netherlands and one of the main culture hubs in Europe is also one of the most popular and visited cities on the old continent, attracting over 4.5 million international visitors annually.
Love love love. Split Box shelving by Peter Marigold at the Frozen Fountain. An interior tableau in the Frozen Fountain, with a vibrant green backdrop. Absolutely beautiful pillows and blankets from local
An insider's guide to the best cheap hotels in Amsterdam, including the top affordable places to stay for canal views, stylish design, fun bars and interesting architecture, in locations including the
Where better to spend Christmas than a ski resort? Snowflakes falling, picturesque chalets with snow-covered roofs, lavishly decorated streets, sleigh bells ringing... Whether you’re looking for wild sophisticated
America has plenty of great mountain towns, but there’s something extra alluring about the alpine villages of Europe. Steeped in history, these tiny towns still maintain an Old World charm and a certain
With the New Year upon us—and with any luck, some holiday cash in your pocket—it's a good time to update your home with something other than an Ikea shelving system (although, if you need one of those,
How do we love Val d’Isère? Let us count the ways. Firstly, it has staying power. This morning the resort will open for business for the 2016-17 season and the lifts won’t shut again until May 1 2017,
The Orient Express it might not be, but well loved and very useful it is. The sleeper train from Paris carries skiers and snowboarders overnight to a variety of great ski resorts. And the big advantage
La Grave sounds like a place to be taken seriously, and it is. After breakfast, instead of patting our pockets for lip salve and lunch money, we prepare for the day by stepping into a safety harness and