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Introducing the ski-free ski holiday

Introducing the ski-free ski holiday

February 16, 2012 · ,

Rising with the lark to put in eight hours on the slopes before collapsing in a sweaty heap, ski holidays could often be synonymous with a hard grind — but not any more. These days a ski break does not have to involve much actual skiing at all. Spas, good food and wine, nature treks [...]

Skiing and snowboarding: Many people do both now

Skiing and snowboarding: Many people do both now

January 12, 2012 · ,

The relationship between skiers and snowboarders might still be a bit icy at times, but a versatile group has discovered there’s more than one way to get down the mountain. “Before, you were either a skier or a boarder. Now people do both,” said Greg Ditrinco, editor of SKI Magazine. “It’s a new phenomenon.” The [...]

Last Minute Savings on New Year’s Escapes with Expedia!

Last Minute Savings on New Year’s Escapes with Expedia!

December 29, 2011 · , , , ,

Get cozy with hot deals around the globe. Expert travelers agree—this is the best time of year to beat the crowds in Europe or join the party on the lido deck in the Caribbean. Don’t let those vacation days go unused…It’s not too late to warm up this winter and save with Expedia! Right now, [...]

Ski resort has ‘a lot of heart, no attitude’

Ski resort has ‘a lot of heart, no attitude’

February 15, 2010 · ,

Talk about being 21st-century pioneers. Jenny and Aaron Brill are raising the only infant in a tiny Colorado town, a town located more than 9,000 feet above sea level that offers heart-stopping mountain views in every direction and more than 400 inches of snow a year. And despite the economy, they’re making their dreams come [...]

Colorado ski towns enforcing rental lodging taxes

Colorado ski towns enforcing rental lodging taxes

February 12, 2010 · , , ,

Colorado mountain towns whose lodging tax collections have suffered along with the travel industry are trying to make sure homeowners who rent out rooms pay their fare share to the government. “They are essentially hotels, and they need to be paying taxes like hotels,” said Telluride Town Manager Frank Bell. One of Bell’s employees trolls [...]

10 great places to feel like an Olympic champion

10 great places to feel like an Olympic champion

There’s nothing like witnessing Shaun White stomp a double cork 1080 in the 22-foot halfpipe, or seeing Rachael Flatt effortlessly nail a triple Salchow. However, if you can’t join the sports-loving masses in Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics (today through Feb. 28), never fear. Jim Kaese, cofounder of athleticmindedtraveler.com, shares his favorite ways to [...]

iPhones keep ski resorts honest on snowfall

iPhones keep ski resorts honest on snowfall

January 29, 2010 · , , ,

Ever hit the slopes only to find 4 inches of fresh snow instead of the 8 inches you were promised? That may be because ski areas have exaggerated their snowfalls on weekends to entice skiers, according to a study by two Dartmouth College professors. That depth deception may fall by the wayside, however, as skiers [...]

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