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6 Reasons To Ski Stunning Switzerland

6 Reasons To Ski Stunning Switzerland

by Patrick Thorne

1. Scenery Where is the most stunning scenery from the slopes? Opinion is, of course, divided. For one thing, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and, for another, it’s hard to make generalizations. But, for well-travelled skiers, a… Read More →

The World’s Most Unique Gourmet Local Foods at Ski Resorts

The World’s Most Unique Gourmet Local Foods at Ski Resorts

by Patrick Thorne

One of the great things about traveling to ski is not just the snow and the people you meet, but the different regional dishes you can find to eat. In fact, skiing and food go hand in hand (or rather… Read More →

Skiing With The Rich & The Famous: Celebrity Sightings On The Slopes

Skiing With The Rich & The Famous: Celebrity Sightings On The Slopes

by Patrick Thorne

If you ever become rich and famous, there are certain rules in life you must adhere to—it’s not all diamonds and champagne sadly. You must, for example, buy an expensive car, probably a beach house, and maybe a private jet…. Read More →

6 Glaciers For Summer Skiing

6 Glaciers For Summer Skiing

by Patrick Thorne

Just because it’s summer, that doesn’t mean you have to completely give up your love of skiing or snowboarding. One option is to head to the southern hemisphere. Another option is to ski the glaciers. There are several ski resorts… Read More →

7 Natural Signs of Snow

7 Natural Signs of Snow

by Patrick Thorne

It’s perfectly normal to feel a bit anxious at this time of the year. Will Mother Nature be bountiful when it comes to the white stuff? Will Jack Frost ensure it’s cold enough for the snow cannons to fire up… Read More →

Six Of The World’s Best Sights In Skiing

Six Of The World’s Best Sights In Skiing

by Patrick Thorne

The most important thing when going on a ski vacation is, of course, the skiing (or the boarding, if you’re that way inclined). Then there’s the weather, the snow, the scenery, the dining, the locals, the atmosphere, and the fun. … Read More →

Ski Europe: How To Plan Your First Trip & What To Expect

Ski Europe: How To Plan Your First Trip & What To Expect

by Patrick Thorne

There are many things in North America that are bigger, and in some ways better, than in Europe.  And while the debate can continue eternally over which continent offers a better skiing experience, some facts are indisputable: There are bigger… Read More →

The World’s Biggest Ski Areas

The World’s Biggest Ski Areas

by Patrick Thorne

Does size matter in a ski area?  I’ve been collecting numbers from thousands of ski areas around the world for several decades and am still unsure of the answer. For obvious reasons, a big ski area is great for frequent… Read More →

Ski Resort Projects in the Alps: What’s New for 2013-2014

Ski Resort Projects in the Alps: What’s New for 2013-2014

by Patrick Thorne

North America is about two and a half times the size of Europe, and yet Europe has about four times as many ski areas as North America. So it should be no surprise that many of Europe’s ski areas sit… Read More →

Snow in the Alps Already Looking Good

Snow in the Alps Already Looking Good

by Patrick Thorne

I’ve been watching ski resorts opening around the world every Winter, professionally, for the past 30 years. For the past decade I’ve been lucky enough to hold various jobs where I’ve actually been called upon to report each week (and… Read More →