Last 5 articles by Danielle

29 May from Danielle in 'General''

In the tiny 4-person gondolas of yesteryear, we cosied up with family and friends to enjoy the trip up the mountain in peace and quiet, making relaxed conversation with people we knew well. And we don't have any complaints about the huge mega-gondolas either. With 100 other people, nobody is looking each other in the eye. But what happens when you squeeze into a gondola at mid-station and it's already got three people in it? Do you carry on normal conversation with your friends and studiously ignore the other occupants? Do you strike up a conversation with strangers and hope they don't prove too annoying? Do you pretend not to speak English and just twiddle your thumbs the whole way up? Read more ›

26 May from Danielle in 'Destinations''

France is known for having a good number of the world’s largest linked ski areas, with some of the ski areas measuring over 600km of pistes at altitudes of more than 3000m above sea level. But that’s not all France has to offer, and skiers and snowboarders are starting to discover the smaller resorts whose pretty scenery, village atmosphere and varied terrain can easily compete with the biggest names in the Alps. In our list of the top 15 French ski resorts, we've selected some up-and-comers along with the usual players.  Read more ›

23 May from Danielle in 'General''

Are you missing ski season? We are too! To help get through these long spring days, we've compiled a list of some of the best ski films made by Red Bull. Almost all of them take place in the beautiful Alps. Read more ›

20 May from Danielle in 'Recipes''

Kaiserschmarrn is one of the most beloved Austrian dishes for a ski holiday. This shredded pancake dish was invented in the 14th century and is now ubiquitous in the mountain restaurants of the Austrian Alps. Topped off with caramelised sugar, a dusting of icing sugar and a side of apple sauce, it's the perfect thing to warm you up during your mid-morning break! It's also very easy to make at home. Here's our simple Kaiserschmarrn recipe! Read more ›

16 May from Danielle in 'Recipes''

A fantastic day on the slopes is not complete with a delicious meal on a sunny terrace or cosy mountain hut. And if there’s a perfect après-ski dish, wiener schnitzel has got to be it! Digging into an enormous, mouthwatering slab of crunchy golden meat, accompanied by a generous portion of chips and maybe a side of Preiselbeere cranberry compote... it’s the perfect reward. Luckily, you don’t have to wait for your ski holidays before you can enjoy a scrumptious wiener schnitzel. Now, you can prepare this classic Austrian dish at home for your family and friends. Guten appetit! Read more ›