Category: Outdoors & adventure

27 things I learned and loved about America 2

27 things I learned and loved about America

A recent trip to Colorado was my first time in America. There have been many times that I have thought about a holiday in the US but the main reason for not going was...

Kit review: PortaSki 0

Kit review: PortaSki

There are times when walking, cycling or skiing that you suddenly wish that someone had invented “just the thing”. For example, I have wished that someone could invent just the thing for keeping my...

Winter holidays on the rise 0

Winter holidays on the rise

My guest blogger reveals that winter sports holidays have risen in popularity this year. When compared to 2012, a new survey shows that five per cent more Brits are planning an exhilarating winter sports...

Infographic: Best ski resorts in Europe 0

Infographic: Best ski resorts in Europe

I came across this infographic revealing a host of top  ski resorts.  Europe boasts many great skiing resorts and there’s a destination to fit in to almost everyone’s budget, so if you are wondering where...

Move over meerkat. Here’s Vince SnowVole! 0

Move over meerkat. Here’s Vince SnowVole!

Who ever imagined that the Compare the Market meerkat would become such a cult toy. It’s not like it’s even that cute (in my humble opinion) but across Britain thousands of people own a...

When sick means cool and ripped means buff

When sick means cool and ripped means buff

Skiing and snowboarding with the Young Dudes on a recent SnowVole bloggers’ trip to the French Alps brought me swiftly up to date with 21st century language. I am not someone who believes that...

Trying to act like a Young Dude in the French Alps 0

Trying to act like a Young Dude in the French Alps

Off-piste snowboarding is utterly awesome. (If you stay upright.) But off-piste nose-diving into two metres of snow is utterly exhausting! I found this out as I huffed and puffed and tried as hard as...

High hopes for early season snowboarding trip 2

High hopes for early season snowboarding trip

I never feel at ease talking about snow conditions before going skiing or snowboarding. But with a trip set for next week to La Plagne I have been doing a little investigating – and...

Where to find the best ski in ski out chalets 1

Where to find the best ski in ski out chalets

My guest blogger Richard Sinclair is the founder of Sno, the UK’s fastest-growing ski holidays and ski deals company. He came up with a great idea for a blog for the best ski-in, ski-out chalets....

Watches to wear skiing this winter 0

Watches to wear skiing this winter

I’m not sure whether I’d ever considered matching a watch with a skiing holiday, but, when you come to think about it, it’s not such a bad idea. I’ve a watch for daily wear...