Kronplatz: Italian snow, Austrian manners
Resort Kronplatz, belonging to the Italian ski region Dolomiti Superski, can be characterized by three adjectives: cozy, family, modern. You need to come here for at least a week: take…

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Top of Aiguille Du Midi. 3842 meters above sea level
Climb the mountains almost 4 kilometers to one of the most beautiful peaks of Europe.See all the incredible majesty of the Alps and the snow-covered Mont Blanc.To feel dizzy from…

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Andermatt: from the discoverers of Goethe and Schiller to the modern freeriders
What do we know about Swiss Andermatt from open sources? 300 years ago, here, in granite rocks, the first tunnel was cut through - a dark hole in the mountain,…

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a hot spot in the Alps

Water treatments in Pre San Didier

In Leukerbad, we led an active sanatorium and resort lifestyle, regularly visiting the thermal springs there. After moving to Courmayeur, we decided here to continue in the same vein. I must say that in the region of Valle d’Aosta, from the ancient Romans, only one thermal complex has been preserved in the village of Pre-San Didier, a 10-minute drive from Courmayeur. Unfortunately, with children under 14 years old are not allowed here, so we had to leave our young bathers at home. Continue reading

Bad Hofgastein: Alpentherme or Water Data

Our family team has crossed the border, and now we are surrounded by the Alps with Austrian registration. We decided to make the first seven-day stop in the Gastein Valley, choosing the cozy thermal-ski resort Bad Hofgastein, which is famous for its miraculous radon baths, as its home base. We already radiate health after two months spent in the mountains, and now even after a week of bathing in radioactive sources, I’m afraid we will start to glow – and not only from happiness. Continue reading

Hyakya Ski Resort

In Finland there are about 90 ski slopes, of which more than half are in southern Finland. The task was the following: to look at the data centers and find one that, without yielding to the eminent one, was at the same time not well known, such a center turned out to be Hyakarinteet or Hakya for short. The number of slopes is 13, which is second only to Himosu (21 slopes) and Tahko (23 slopes), of which 7 are illuminated. Continue reading

Nenda: small big freeride
Nenda is part of the Four Valleys ski area (4 Vallees), one of the largest in Switzerland, combining also the resorts of Verbier, Chion and Veysonne. There are more than…

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What to do in Leukerbad
In Leukerbad, crowds of people who have not seen the elevator and are not particularly eager to join the skiing caste. And it’s true, the healing mountain air, long walks…

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Villars, canton of Vaud. Switzerland
Among the guests of Villara are those who, having arrived once, come back here for many years in a row. The royals, Formula 1 stars, movie stars, not to mention…

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Zell am See: Porsche on top
It turns out that the wonderful resort of Zell am See, which we immediately fell in love with, fascinated not only us: in the 1940s, Ferry Porsche, a famous design…

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