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70 travel features tagged “Snow & Skiing”


Cool down in a Dubai ski chalet

Avoid the misery of a Middle Eastern midsummer with a ski vacation in one of the hottest cities in the world.
Read more… 26 June 2013

A South American snow-hound’s paradise

Within a short distance of Chile’s capital Santiago, there are several top-notch ski resorts that make for a perfect day trip – or a few days’ snowy getaway.
Read more… 21 June 2013

Worldwide Weird

Two castles, built icicle by icicle

The Mall of America in Minnesota and the Steamboat Springs ski resort in Colorado are home to massive forts made with millions of gallons of water.
Read more… 27 February 2013

Mini Guide

Mini guide to winter activities in Valais

The mighty Matterhorn put this corner of southern Switzerland on the map, but now it is home to ski and snowboard enthusiasts, plus more leisurely pursuits.
Read more… 25 February 2013

Europe’s trendiest mountain resorts

As mod style goes mile-high, there has never been a better time to change altitudes with a stay at one of the newest chic winter retreats, from the Swiss valleys to the French Alps.
15 February 2013


Voices of Vail, Colorado

With prime ski peaks, an easy-to-access location right off Interstate 70 and a Bavarian-style walkable village, Vail attracts many visitors who end up making the town their home.
05 February 2013

Back-country skiing in Canada’s Jasper National Park

Canada’s sixth oldest national park has a different flavour during winter, when rugged terrain and frigid weather conspire to make it the domain of a few in-the-know skiers.
Read more… 21 January 2013

Beyond the Headlines

The origins of ice sculpting

The practice of transforming ice into something beautiful has been around for thousands of years, and wows travellers today with impressive sculpting competitions around the world.
Read more… 17 January 2013

Skiing near Vancouver’s city limits

Savvy Vancouverites choose from a trio of high-quality ski areas that shimmer ethereally just outside the city’s northern suburbs.
Read more… 11 January 2013

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