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James With His Dad at Aspen Snowmass December 2018

Sampling Some of Aspen Snowmass's Best Skiing

31st January 2019 - James Rivers

Back in December I flew out to Colorado for the opening of the brand new 5* Limelight Hotel Snowmass ( read about my experience here ). Obviously while I was there it would have been rude not to re-familiarise myself with some of my favourite ski areas too! We only had time for two of the four...

Limelight Snowmass Exterior December 2018

A Flying Visit to the Brand New 5* Limelight Hotel Snowmass

29th January 2019 - James Rivers

This winter, I felt it was time for a Colorado refresher and with an invitation to the December launch party of the exciting new development in Snowmass Village, how could I refuse?! This was a great opportunity to get first-hand experience of a stay at the brand new 5* Limelight Hotel Snowmass . I...

Norejfell Powder © Norefjell Skisenter

Powder Weekend in Norway

29th January 2019 - Craig Charley

This past weekend has seen bumper snowfall in Norway - up to half a metre in places - resulting in heaps of fun on the slopes. Sadly, none of our team were there to enjoy it, but we've heard great things from our customers and from the resorts themselves. Geilo 'Magical' is the right word to...

Blackcomb Deep Snow January 2019 © Tourism Whistler Vince Emond

Mother Nature Delivers Big in North America and Japan

11th January 2019 - Vicky Bamford

Our inboxes have been a delight this week, filled with email after email of big, fluffy snow chronicles from our far-flung partners, both west and east. There are two record breakers in the recent snowfall stakes plus nine resorts with over a metre of snow in the first 10 days of 2019. Take a look...

Revelstoke - 23 Dec © Hywel Williams Photography

Top 20 Snowiest Resorts - December 2018

28th December 2018 - Craig Charley

As 2018 draws to close, it's time to find out which resorts have had the most snow heading into the new year. 19 resorts in our top 20 have had over three metres of snow, can you guess which one sits at the top with a huge 556cm? While you don't need quite so much to have perfect conditions on the...

Banff Gondola 2016 © Noel Hendrickson

Why Book Your Ski Holiday Early?

27th December 2018 - Andy Knights

Each year, as the Christmas leftovers start to look less appealing, our attention turns to next winter and providing you with a hand-picked selection of early booking offers for our most popular resorts in North America, Scandinavia and Japan. Although the 2019/20 season seems a long way ahead, now...

Whistler & Hawaii Ski & Sun © Logan Swayze / Coastphoto.com

10 Ways to a Perfect Whistler and Hawaii Honeymoon

26th December 2018 - Andy Knights

Planning a honeymoon with miles of white sandy beaches, crystal clear water and luxury accommodation, but worried you'll miss your annual powder fix? A Whistler and Hawaii ski & sun holiday may just be the perfect solution. Just imagine spending a week in the world's best ski resort where the...

The Chedi Andermatt Indoor Pool

The Chedi Andermatt - Where Asian Fusion Meets the Alps

13th December 2018 - Andy Hemingway

The Chedi Andermatt is the place to stay in the Alps - my visit this month is one which will stay with me forever, an experience to both awaken and calm the senses in one! Until recently it was only Andrea, Ski Safari’s Switzerland Product Manager, who had been lucky enough to visit. That was until...

Powder Day Nick Thomas © Andy Knights

Five Resorts to Ski Like a Local

30th November 2018 - Andy Knights

Where do we head to ski and snowboard when we're after a genuine North American mountain experience with space to breathe, acres to roam and a real town to take it easy in when we've had our fill of the goods? We consult our little black book of lesser-known favourites which are less about modern...

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