What do non-skiers do when the rest of the group head off for the slopes? Most ski resorts know that not everyone wants to ski, and those that do might not want to ski every day. Thankfully, there are plenty of options for the non-skier to choose from, whether you’re looking for a winter adventure
Winter is a magical time of year, with snow-capped mountains, frozen lakes, and cosy fireplaces to enjoy. So, whether you’re a seasoned skier or a first-time snowshoer, there are plenty of winter adventures to be had right on our doorstep in Europe. Keep reading to discover five of our top picks for winter adventure. 1.
I have skied in many resorts throughout Europe, but the Italian Dolomites in Trentino, a region of Italy, draws me back time and again. The Italian Dolomites offers spectacular scenery of sure snow and sunny slopes and with flavoursome food to match, it remains a firm favourite of mine for many reasons. Here are just
Winter is a magical season in Finland and when it comes to finding fun experiences, you won’t be disappointed. Here are 10 must-do activities to experience in Finland during the winter months. At the bottom of this post you’ll find a summary from Avanti on how these types of activity are covered with travel insurance.
They say you are ‘over the hill’ once you pass your 40th birthday. If that’s the case then I was skiing down the other side; I was 41 when I learnt to ski. Being in the mountains was the real attraction but I yearned for somewhere without the crowds and queues so although I skied
There is nothing like the Finnish wilderness in winter. It’s silent and the silence is tangible. I have shattered this silence with the cacophonous roar of a 1000cc engine as I powered a snowmobile across the snow of Finland’s wilderness. This time I wanted a quieter experience so decided to take a team of dogs
Fieberbrunn offers late season ski excitement for those looking to get some last minute action on the slopes. While it is true that you can indulge in winter sports throughout the year if you are willing to travel further afield, for those who wish to stay in Europe the season is rapidly coming to an
If you are looking for a resort with a range of wide and gentle slopes then La Plagne is the place for you. This famous French resort is popular with skiers of all ages and ability, but it is particularly well regarded by those of us who are in our more senior years. Situated within