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Category Archive for: Winter Sports
Christmas markets

 Conceived in the alpine market towns of Bavarian Germany, the popularity of Christmas Market or Christkindlesmarkt has exploded across Europe in recent years. There’s a host of wonderful events taking place across the continent over the next few months so if you want to get in the festive mood and are ready for a bit Read More

Planning a winter holiday? Here are some fresh ideas on where to go

It’s that time of the year again- the days are getting shorter and our winter coats are unfortunately out for good. It’s no wonder therefore that we are all craving a winter holiday. We’ve all heard of the usual winter hotspots, but what about trying some new and visiting a country you had never considered Read More

Autumn Heating, a Hot Topic

The transition from summer to Autumn is an awkward one, especially with our sporadic British weather. It’s never easy to make that all-important decision of whether or not to finally give into the cold and turn the autumn heating on. Although UK energy prices are among the lowest in Europe and the G7, bills have still Read More

Anzère, Switzerland: The Greenest Skiing Resort in the Alps

One of the reasons people go skiing is for the crisp and clean mountain air. So an initiative in the small skiing resort in Anzère has been set up to help maintain the clear views and the fresh air of the Swiss skiing slopes, it is Central Europe’s largest Wood-pellet burner ‘Centrale’. The £5.9million project Read More

Snowboarding or Skiing – what would you choose?

So who has got a winter sports holiday booked? Are you a skier or a snowboarder, or do you like to try a bit of both? For either sport, you need to make sure that you have winter sports travel insurance to cover you for any mishap, but an interesting article in the Guardian has pointed out that your risk of accident varies depending on which winter sport you do.

Snow, Sport and Ski Accidents

Well, the last few weeks in the media have been full of talk of snow (among Royal weddings, extra bank holidays and the start of the Ashes).
So what do you think of the snow? Do you love it or hate it? Does it make you long for a White Christmas? Or does it make you think of going on a ski holiday?

If it is the latter, it is quite appropriate then that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office have launched their winter sports cover campaign.