Hardest Ski Runs in Italy

Following on from our previous articles on the most difficult ski runs to be found in the Alps, we now turn to Italy to see what this magnificent country has on offer. Italy isn’t as well known for its heart-stoppingly difficult ski runs as the other Alpine countries, but you can still find one or […]

Ski Resort of the Week: Saalbach Hinterglemm

Following a short silence we’re back on track with presentaion of what’s new in Alpine ski resorts. A few weeks ago we covered Livigno ski resort. Today, we go with Saalbach. New in Saalbach Hinterglemm! New for summer is the Tauern mountain bike path. Saalbach already has an extensive mountain biking circuit for summer use, […]

Thermal Baths and Spas in French and Swiss Alps

All that skiing, biking, trekking and mountain climbing can wear a person out. But don’t forget that the Alps are home to some wonderfully relaxing natural springs, thermal waters and spas. Some have been used as health retreats for the wealthy for over a hundred years, some are the most modern standard of luxury and […]

Highest Golf Courses in the Alps

Playing golf up a mountain is a rather special experience, with amazing panoramic views galore and varied and challenging golf courses. Here is a collection of our favourite highest golf courses up in the Alps – you shouldn’t quite get altitude sickness, but you’ll definitely be putting more effort in than usual! Unsurprisingly, France and […]