Gudauri: skiing
In short, skating in Gudauri is excellent. There is a lot of snow, there are a lot of tracks, there are plenty of interesting tracks too, outside the tracks you…

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Villars for those who like it hot
It must be admitted that during our stay in the snowy Villars we were constantly warmed by the idea that just 18 km from the resort is the thermal complex…

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Family values or Villar for children and adults
There is hardly a resort in all the Alps that is more suitable for families with children than Villars. Recognized by the prestigious label Families Welcome, which is issued by…

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time with a nanny

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 Switzerland. Jonathon came to Villars about five years ago, and before that he lived and worked in Russia for another ten years. Russian language in the family – the second official, without it anywhere. And how useful it was in Villars, where every year there are more and more guests from Russia! Continue reading

Kindergarten in the ski resort of La Plagne

In La Plagne, in addition to ski gardens, there are the usual – for non-rolling kids. There are only four such institutions in the high-mountain resorts (one in Plagne Aime, the other in Belle Plagne and two in the Plagne Center, one of which is municipal). We went with the inspection to the most central – the private Garderie Marie-Christine, located in Plagne Center near the main square. Continue reading

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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Mount of Angels - Engelberg
Engelberg in the canton of Obwalden in central Switzerland might not have gotten his divine name (the mountain of angels) if in the 12th century Konrad Zellenburensky didn’t see the…

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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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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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