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We are snow!

We are snow!

Obertauern is open 7 months a year. Read more .. Obertauern is the highest ski area in all of Salzburg region and Austria‘s snowiest winter sport village, giving you perfect conditions from November until the beginning of May!  It is the sure place to visit ...

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BRIXENTAL WINTER ADVENTURE

BRIXENTAL WINTER ADVENTURE

It’s Austria Ski Week Fun for all on and off region’s 463 km of pistes Two of Austria’s best ski resorts attract winterports fans to the Brixental valley at the heart of the Kitzbühel Alps, where families can enjoy a dozen resorts plus ski tours, ice ...

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100% snow guaranteed in Zell am See-Kaprun

100% snow guaranteed in Zell am See-Kaprun

The winter holiday experience at Zell am See-Kaprun  ranges from the eternal ice of the 3000-metre high Kitzsteinhorn Glacier to the shores of the frozen Lake Zell. Read more.. All this plus stunning lake and alpine scenery makes the area ...

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Another Olympic first for Britain

Another Olympic first for Britain

The legacy of 2012 lives on. Read more… The legend lives on at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London – with the launch of the world’s first gym made from recycled aerosols. A Green partnership with recycling company Terracycle and ...

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Flack off – you’re so Moneysupermarket!

Flack  off – you’re so Moneysupermarket!

We expose big name crooks fleecing the motoring public – read more.. Forget all the fake stuff on TV ads and online at sites such as Moneysupermarket – because we have found they do not deliver what is promised. We ...

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Mid Summer and still at it.. Read more

Mid Summer and still at it.. Read more

Yesterday was the last chance to ski or slush at Colorado’s Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. A-Basin, as it is infectiously known, turned off the lifts for its summer break, officially shutting down winter operations on a great day full of ...

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Is this the world’s happiest place?

Is this the world’s happiest place?

Norway is the world’s happiest place to live, and Juliet Francis finds out why – The happy accolade comes from the 2017 World Happiness Report, and for sure the country’s  beautiful Fjord scenery that is natural yet well cared for, ...

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Snowfest! Editor John Hill tries out the new-look Arlberg.

Snowfest! Editor John Hill tries out the new-look Arlberg.

My usual end-season bash was at Austria’s snow capital, the Arlberg, in the last days of April – Read more.. A week of heavy snowfalls gave the Arlberg a 1½ metre cover and sparked a rush of skiers for a ...

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Skiwelt gets a new sporthotel

Skiwelt gets a new sporthotel

Austria’s famous Skiwelt region, with 270km of pistes, has just opened a brand new luxurious sporthotel at the foot of the slopes.  John Hill files from snowy Hopfgarten. [vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]And the Sporthotel Hohe Salve has everything fitness-friendly sportsmen want – from ...

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Marry? I prefer Val or Louise, says Chris.

Marry? I prefer Val or Louise, says Chris.

Snowboarding instructor Chris Davies, based at Manchester’s Chill Factor, has ditched his long-time sweetheart, Nicola*, because she wanted to get married, and 40-year-old Chris just wants to board. Today he cancelled his £10,000 wedding and ended the 4-year relationship with ...

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