Tips & Advice

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...

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...

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...

James Rivers Snowbasin Scenic WaveJames Rivers Powder Mountain & Snowbasin Trip 2018

Powder Mountain - Perfect for a Half Term Ski Adventure

16th November 2018 - James Rivers

Last winter Rupert and I went to take a look at the latest additions to our USA programme. Affectionately known by the locals as Pow Mow, we were expecting an extreme, steep and deep experience, maybe just one for the grown-ups. But we discovered the resort of Powder Mountain , and its neighbour...

Icefields Parkway, Alberta

The 5 Most Scenic Ski Safaris in North America

2nd November 2018 - Andy Knights

If you're looking for an Instagrammable adventure on your next ski holiday, look no further than our top 5 scenic ski safaris in North America. An endless variety of resorts, breathtaking scenery, distinct wildlife and vibrant cities, these epic road trips are sure to make your friends jealous -...

Park City Powder

Three Reasons to Visit Park City this Winter

2nd November 2018 - Andy Knights

With 7,300 acres of skiable terrain, it's big. With an average snowfall of 30 feet, it's deep. And with Utah's trademarked 'Greatest Snow on Earth™', it's dry and light. Here's why Park City has to be on your list for this winter. Terrain - It's Big In 2015/16, Park City merged with Canyons to...

10 Things to Do in Tofino

10 Things Not to Miss in and Around Tofino

6th September 2018 - Victoria Larkman

Vancouver Island is a great add-on to any Whistler ski holiday and the tranquillity of the area perfectly complements bustling Vancouver . We recommend basing yourself on the west coast in Tofino, surrounded by roaring surf and ancient forests. I stayed in Tofino in October 2015 and managed to...

Åre Family © Ola Matsson / Skistar

Five Reasons to Try Skiing the Swedish Way

22nd August 2018 - Andy Hemingway

Swedish life is all about quality, style and efficiency. Their standard of living is one of the best in the world, so expect high-quality rentals, modern lifts and excellent tuition - skiing the Swedish way! I first skied in Sweden in 2002 and I've been a regular visitor ever since - as recently as...

Ben Snowmobiling in Whistler

Our 10 Favourite Whistler Activities

10th August 2018 - Claire Jones

Most of the Ski Safari team have been lucky enough to visit Whistler. As well as exploring the mountains, we’ve tried many of the non-ski activities on offer - ranging from relaxing spas and fine dining tours to adrenaline-inducing experiences. Here, our team talk about their favourite Whistler...

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