Glacier skiing on a high at Sölden, Austria

Glacier skiing on a high at Sölden, Austria

Similar to Hochgurgl, Sölden is located within the Ötztal valley not far from Innsbruck. The resort has certainly become famous as it was the shooting location for recent James Bond movie 'Spectre', with the resort due to open a cinematic installation celebrating the movie franchise at the top of one of its gondola station. While [...]

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Skiing on Heaven at the top of Hochgurgl in Austria

Skiing on Heaven at the top of Hochgurgl in Austria

Located deeper in the Ötztal valley past Sölden, Hochgurgl and neighbouring Obergurgl forms the second ski resort that is covered by the same ski pass when purchasing for 3 days or more. While Obergurgl is located in the valley base, the village of Hochgurgl is located up on the mountain side at an altitude of [...]

Half Board at the Skihotel Edelweiss in Hochsölden, Austria

Half Board at the Skihotel Edelweiss in Hochsölden, Austria

Welcome to the second part of my review during my 5 day stay in the Skihotel Edelweiss. This instalment will mainly cover the half board and dining options that was included in my room rate. For those who are not familiar with half-board, it just means breakfast and dinner is included. Normally it is not [...]