Resort: Val d’Isère (France). This resort is one of the biggest names in skiing that attracts people from all over Europe and beyond as it has some really superb skiing together with lively après ski and good shopping. The traditional Tarentaise village is at height of 1,850m.
Resort: Davos (Switzer
Resort: Lech (Austr
Resort: Verbier (Switzerland) the town lies in a sunny, south-facing bowl with spectacular views of the surrounding peaks; it is the largest resort of the “4 Vallées” ski region with over 400km of pistes some of which are challenging and to make life easier, there are off-piste areas accessible b
Resort: Argentière (France). This is a resort that has its own character that can hold its own with a famous and larger neighbour; Chamonix. Rising behind the village is an awe inspiring mountain of great character; Les Grands Montets (3,295m); a skiing area famous for its steep and demanding s
Some of the best family holidays are taken either on a sailing yacht or on a skiing holiday. All family members can take part at varying levels of interest and commitment, they are brilliant for children for both the enjoyment and the education, i.e.
The Resort: Zermatt (Switzerland). This world class summer and winter resort has so much tradition and heritage as well as a magnificent very near neighbour; the spectacular Matterhorn Mountain which overlooks the entire region. Everything is here with a combination of a great selection of rest
The Resort: Megeve (France
The Resort: Morzine (France) is brilliantly located for skiing in the extensive Portes du Soleil region that boasts 650 kms of ski pistes and it is just an hour’s drive to Geneva Airport.
For many people, the thought of travelling to Australia for an extended holiday conjures images of Sydney Harbour and Opera House; the cultural hub that is Melbourne, a city that consistently ranks top in surveys of the world’s best quality of life; the vast barren wilderness of the outback, and
Perhaps it’s the proximity to Britain, and the longitudinal position it occupies on the globe. Maybe it’s simply because the southern shores of France tend to shout so much louder when it comes to elegance, luxury and ideal destinations for beach holidays.
I remember my first visit to the Loire Valley like it was yesterday. Understandably given my left hand still carries the scars of a weekend that didn’t go quite as planned.
As summer gives way to autumn many people put holiday plans on hold. Christmas feels like a long way off, but given the modern world’s ant hill-like busyness we all know it will be upon us before we know it.