Time to eat: La Plagne's mountain restaurants
France is France and that gastronomic discoveries will find a place even on the ski slopes and a seemingly simple mountain shelter, half covered with a cap of snow, can…

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Andermatt: skitour on skitour
Andermatt, as it turned out, is not only a mecca for freeriders, but also a popular place for skitour lovers. Looking at the zigzags and known origin beautiful lonely descent…

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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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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 Les Bains de Lavey, “connected” to the hottest springs in Switzerland, the temperature of which reaches 70C. Of course, it enters the local pools chilled to 34-36C, but these degrees are quite enough to instantly get drunk with pleasure. Continue reading

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, and waited for him at the Cabriolet lift station in Arch 2000. A couple of Frenchmen in pretty light jackets settled next to us: they clearly came to admire the night view of the romantic glowing Arch 1950 to later go to the restaurant for dinner by candlelight. Continue reading

Torrent over Leukerbad, or skating for adults
Snowboarders, newschool skiers, as well as teenage children can have fun in the fan park. It is perfectly visible to the right of the wheelchair leading to the highest point…

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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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Baikal. Winter drive
In winter, Baikal is unique and fabulous. Its snow-capped peaks, transparent and sparkling ice in the sun, fluffy spruces, crisp snow and endless white expanses - this is what it…

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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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