Val Thorens adds an ‘Escape Room’ game as an Aprés-ski activity

Val Thorens adds an ‘Escape Room’ game as an Aprés-ski activity

One of France's largest ski areas, Val Thorens has just launched probably the highest altitude 'escape room' activity, as reported by Canadian news website CTV. Escape room games are fun activities for groups where they are supposed to find clues in a closed chamber and successfully 'escape' within a fixed duration. What makes this 'escape [...]

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Winter in Val Gardena, where the View makes up for the Skiing in the Dolomites

Winter in Val Gardena, where the View makes up for the Skiing in the Dolomites

The Dolomites has always been interesting for their limestone peaks that are distinctive and creates a unique terrain in the northeast of Italy near the border between Italy and Austria. With its natural scenery, the venue is great for skiing in the winter with numerous ski areas around the Sella Ronda, considered one of the [...]

Skiing around Queenstown: In search of gullies at Treble Cone in Wanaka

Skiing around Queenstown: In search of gullies at Treble Cone in Wanaka

Located close to the town of Wanaka in New Zealand is the ski resort of Treble Cone. This ski area has received favourable reviews from fellow skiers and is considered to have one of the largest skiable terrain in the South Island, along with the highest vertical rise. Vertical rise could generally mean steeper terrains [...]

Skiing around Queenstown: Fun down under at Cardrona Alpine Resort

Skiing around Queenstown:  Fun down under at Cardrona Alpine Resort

Along the way between Queenstown and Wanaka lies the ski resort of Cardrona, which is considered one of the largest in New Zealand. Not only that, it is perhaps one of the few ski resorts with a gondola. Amongst the 4 ski resorts I visited while in the Otago region, Cardrona was the one with [...]

Skiing around Queenstown: Introduction to NZ skiing at Coronet Peak Ski Resort

Skiing around Queenstown: Introduction to NZ skiing at Coronet Peak Ski Resort

Queenstown is a great city for skiers to stay at since it is very close by to several ski resorts including Coronet Peak, The Remarkables and Cardrona. The first 2 are managed and owned by the same company, meaning skiers can buy multi-day tickets for both Coronet Peak and The Remarkables. Their proximity to Queenstown [...]