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Tag: The Alps

Postcard of the Week: Skiing in Switzerland

          It’s that time of year when you find yourself bombarded by status updates and tweets from lucky friends who are off skiing through fresh powder snow. It feels like […]

Postcard of the Week: Chamonix

           Chamonix is one of my favourite resorts for several reasons. First of all, it’s huge and has great links to other resorts in the valley such as Argentiere. Secondly, […]

Postcard of the Week: Tignes

          This postcard popped through the letterbox the other day and while I always love to receive postcards (hint hint!), this particular postcard of the ski resort Tignes in the […]

Postcard of the Week: Valle d’Aosta

The Italian region of Valle d’Aosta, also known as the Aosta Valley, borders France to the west and Switzerland to the north. France and Italy share the Mont Blanc (or […]

Guest Post: A Student’s Guide To Skiing

Olivia Stuart-Taylor weighs up the benefits of skiing on a trip organised by a University                 Imagine this: 1500 Durham University students, one resort, one week, three metres 3m of […]