How to Plan for a Ski Trip

How to Plan for a Ski Trip

Since I am positioning this blog to be an information and photo resource for all things about skiing and travelling, this post would be dedicated to talk about the logistics of planning for a ski trip. It is probably safe to say that most skiers take a couple of trips a year if they could [...]

Whistler after the Vail Acquisition

Whistler after the Vail Acquisition

Since I consider Whistler Blackcomb to be my home mountain, I have reviewed my skiing and snowboarding experience in past reviews here and here. However a major change is transforming this ski area after the purchase by Vail Resorts in 2017, and my last visit earlier in 2019 showed some immediate changes to the resort. [...]

Magic Pass in the Alps to entice Skiers by making Skiing more affordable

Magic Pass in the Alps to entice Skiers by making Skiing more affordable

A huge trend in the way ski lift tickets are sold in recent years is through the sale of multi-resort ski passes. This trend was started in the United States with the Mountain Collective and Epic Pass. Traditionally, lift ticket prices in Europe are generally better value with day tickets in top resorts like St. [...]

Denmark opens Ski Facility on a Waste-to-Energy Plant

Denmark opens Ski Facility on a Waste-to-Energy Plant

Normally most people would not associate with skiing alongside a waste incinerator. However Bjarke Ingels designed a waste-to-energy power plant with the idea to incorporate a ski hill on its rooftop, making an urban ski area in Copenhagen possible throughout the year. Dubbed Copenhill, the facility officially opened to the public on 4th October 2019 [...]

Scandinavian Mountains Airport to open in December 2019 serving Sälen and Trysil

Scandinavian Mountains Airport to open in December 2019 serving Sälen and Trysil

For the ski season 2019/20 there is a new airport that is about to open in Sweden to cater to skiers travelling all the way north to ski. The colder weather and less crowds in ski areas up north does makes sense for areas in Sweden and Norway as alternatives to visiting the European Alps. [...]

Taking the Public Transport to Ski in Switzerland

Taking the Public Transport to Ski in Switzerland

When we think of skiing in the Swiss Alps, we normally associate it with the glitz and glamour of Alpine Resorts like Davos and St. Moritz. However, Switzerland is also famous for its punctual trains and great public transport. And as a small mountainous country, it is definitely easier to access the ski resorts around [...]