Taking the kids to the Alps for winter fun in the snow is no mean feat. Factors including location, room layout, ski access, tuition, non-ski activities and childcare must all be considered, and the whole process can sometimes seem rather daunting.
If you've booked your next trip to the Alps but you're yet to do any ski-fit exercise since returning from the slopes last April, now’s the time to jump to action. Ease up off that couch, grab yourself a little self-motivation and prepare those ski legs for the Alps!
So today is #faceyourfears day, a day where we must all give a little thought to overcoming a few of the scary challenges which hold us back. Up on the slopes, there’s a whole range of tough challenges to face, and brave skiers and boarders will soon be heading out to the Alps to push themselves that little bit further.
Excitement is building slowly and steadily now for winter 2016/17, and the first snowflakes will soon be falling across the ski resorts of Europe. Hordes of learner and improver skiers and boarders will be taking to the slopes, but each winter we see not everyone is as aware of the rules as they could be.
For fans of adorable creatures and curious beasts, here are several Alpine animals you can spot on your ski holidays.
The sport of snowboarding has been attracting thrill-seekers since the 60s, when bold adrenalin junkies began strapping themselves onto planks of wood and pointing themselves downhill. The game has come on in leaps and bounds since then, becoming a registered Winter Olympic event and capturing snow-lovers’ interest all around the world.
Ask anyone on the Interactive Resorts sales floor what the best thing about working here is, and chances are the first answer you’ll hear is ‘the people’. We’ve all put a shift or two in among the snowy slopes of the Alps and share a mutual passion for all things ski and snowboard .
As the 23rd June referendum dominates newsfeeds, people across the length and breadth of Britain must weigh up the pros and cons of staying within Europe or striking out on our own.
An annual report has shed some light on which resorts drew the most skiers and snowboarders during the 2014/15 season, with French and Austrian destinations coming out on top.