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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Kronplatz and children
Kronplatz is a pleasant place to stay with children. First of all, because here they think a lot about safety and convenience - for example, there are several times more…

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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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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

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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Igloo village in Les Arcs: some love cooler
At seven in the evening we had a rendezvous with Philip. Having dressed up in all the warmest and most voluminous, we stood under a starry sky, like three snowmen,…

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Bad Hofgastein: Family Values
Bad Hofgastein is an ideal place for parents, who during the Alpine holidays have to not only carry on their skis, but also push the carriage with the baby. This…

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Val di Fiemme - the world capital of winter sports
The Val Di Fiemme ski resort, located in the Italian region of Trentino, is well-known among athletes in various winter sports — professionals and amateurs, as well as their fans.…

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