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Ski Train Holidays

Rail travel to the Alps can reduce your journey’s carbon emissions 90% compared to flying. Journalist Daniel Elkan started taking the snow train on his ski holidays, and hasn’t looked back. Find out why he loves snow train ski holidays below. When I first started skiing, I didn’t think it would take long to reach…

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How to Be a Sustainable Skier

Over the last decade our winters have become more unpredictable, which has been put into sharp focus for snow-sports enthusiasts who want to protect our snow and winters. As a team of passionate skiers we want to share our tips on becoming a green skier with you. Travel by train First and foremost, how are…

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The Big Interview: Phil Howard

One of Britain’s most admired chefs, Phil Howard, owns Elystan Street in Chelsea and formerly ran Mayfair’s two-Michelin star The Square. With plenty of footholds around the city, he opened Union Restaurant in La Plagne Montalbert three years ago. Serving fresh, nourishing cuisine, skiers come from all corners of Paradiski for his creative tasting menu….

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The Big Interview: Mike Tindall

It’s not every day you get to have an interview with Mike Tindall, the Queen’s grandson-in-law. I’ve met Prince Charles briefly a couple of times, and Prince Philip too (just the once) but this was a proper interview over lunch all about Mike Tindall’s love of skiing, fulfilled only after he’d stopped playing rugby for…

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The Big Interview: Chemmy Alcott

Chimene “Chemmy” Alcott, World Cup Alpine ski racer, scarcely needs an introduction. Britain’s most famous and successful female skier was named after Sophia Loren’s character in the 1961 film El Cid. She started skiing when she was just 18 months old on a family holiday in Flaine, and first raced at the age of three….

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The Big Interview: Sir Ranulph Fiennes

The Ultimate Mountain Man Journalist Arnie Wilson tracked down famous explorer, Ranulph Fiennes. He talks about the Eiger, Everest and plans for his own family ski holidays. Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been described as The World’s Greatest Living Explorer. He could also have been one of the great Bonds! According to an interview on Top…

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