OFF/PISTE

LUXURY SKI CHALETS: NEWS & VIEWS

We will share with you our musings, news and reports on the culture that surrounds the sport, the destination and the white stuff we all love. This is off-piste but please excuse us for the odd luxury ski chalet review, it's an obsessive compulsive disorder.

Cowbells, high-end time pieces, trains that run on time, Toblerone and spectacular mountain landscapes all come to mind when thinking of things...

A ski vacation just wouldn’t be the same without a little apres ski. Of course it’s not compulsory, you may prefer to stay in your chalet after a day...

When you plan to be on the mountain all day it’s always great to make a pit stop for lunch. Skiing at altitude in the fresh mountain air is sure to...

With odds stacked against them, here are some participants who should win a medal of some sort, for persistence and for actually managing to be there...

Le Tour De France hits the Alps for four days culminating in a mountain top finish at Alpe d’Huez. Ever since 1911, when the Alps were first...

If you happened to read last weeks news story about a French ministers attempt to have Nutella, the tasty Italian chocolate spread, banned, you may be...

In the swinging sixties, Megeve was a hip and happening place, so much so that it featured in a Hollywood movie starring Audrey Hepburn and Cary...