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Winters Tips For Snow Day Fun For Kids

It’s the day your kids hope for and you may dread. A day where the kids are up early for school, then unexpectedly home all day, leaving you to entertain them or at least keep them from sitting in front of the TV all day. But don’t worry, snow days can end up being fun for you and your kids simply by employing a few fun family bonding activities.

Staying In A Chalet In Courchevel

Courchevel is the name given to the ski resort situated in the Savoie region of the French Alps. Courchevel is a series of small villages whose names reflect their height in metres. Part of the three valleys (the largest collection of ski runs in Europe) it offers endless opportunities for alpine adventure.

Ski Resorts in the French Alps

The French Alps are home to some of the most well-known and well-travelled ski resorts in Europe. Throughout the winter months, France’s more than 100 ski resorts are often filled to near capacity with skiers from around the globe. The French Alps, Pyrenees Mountains and Vosges offer a wide range of ski possibilities for beginners to advanced skiers. Adrenaline junkies from near and far enjoy the thrill of downhill skiing in the mountains of France.

Cheap Travel to the Alps

A third of British Skiers and Boarders (350’000) now travel independently to the Alps, so its not something to be wary of anymore. One of the biggest developments in the ski industry in the last ten years has been the switch from large tour operators to smaller companies and independent travel. Here is how to do it best.

Skiing For Beginners

Skiing can be a fun and exciting sport. But, for the beginner in can be downright frightening. Knowing what to expect before hitting the slopes is the best way to calm your fears and ensure that you have a safe and fulfilling experience. The three things to keep in mind when starting out are the ski slopes themselves (where will you go skiing), the equipment you will need, and the instruction that you will receive.