Andermatt: Steep Mountain Gemstock
The second day it seems to me that we are alone on this mountain. Occasionally there are soldiers in groups of 7-8 people, who are specially brought to Andermatt and…

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Breakaway Point, or the Great Races at La Plagne
One of the main attractions of La Plani is the Olympic bobsled track, built before the Olympics in Albertville in 1992. The only one in France, this route is considered…

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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,…

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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

Russian-speaking Villar: ski instructor Jonathon Baynton
At the Ecole Suisse Ski School de Ski et De Snowboard in Villars, Jonathon Baynton works as an Englishman who marries a Russian and works as a ski instructor in…

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The ski resorts of Tyrol are the most favorite among Russian tourists
The Austrian ski resorts Mayrhofen and Solden are European leaders in hosting Russian tourists. Also popular are Ischgl, Kitzbühel, Obergurgl, St. Anton and a dozen other places for a wonderful…

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51 degrees in Leukerbad: luxury mountain resort
Many winter sports enthusiasts spend the New Year holidays at ski resorts. Dombay in Karachay-Cherkessia - one of the modern recreation centers and the Mecca ski resort of the Caucasus,…

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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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