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Celebrate 80 years of Meribel

Posted on Tuesday 21st November 2017 by Lesley Thomas

Next year we’ll be marking the 80th anniversary of the founding of Meribel - and the story of how it came to be is a fascinating one.

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What to look for in a great ski instructor

Posted on Friday 03rd November 2017 by Steve Thomas

For someone who has never skied before, the idea can seem daunting - hurling yourself off a mountain at speed. Even if you are a confident skier, the idea of letting your children learn how to ski can be pretty terrifying - which is why you need to make sure you have a great ski instructor.

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Spectacular autumn colours in Mont Tremblant

Posted on Monday 16th October 2017 by Steve Thomas

New England might be the most famous place in North America to see the fall colours, but we think Canada’s Mont Tremblant is definitely a contender. Though the resort is most famous for its excellent skiing opportunities, it’s a great destination to visit in the autumn months, as winter draws in.

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Stand out from the crowd with a corporate ski break

Posted on Wednesday 04th October 2017 by Lesley Thomas

Corporate entertainment can be a great way to bond with your clients and make deals in a relaxed and less formal environment. A great meal or an entertaining show could go a long way towards impressing a potential client enough to sign on the dotted line, but sometimes you need to make more of a splash.

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Adventurous ideas for a fun autumn break in the Alps

Posted on Tuesday 12th September 2017 by Lesley Thomas

Winter and summer might take much of the glory when it comes to Alpine holidays, but there’s a lot to be said for taking a trip in the autumn months. Not only will you avoid the crowds, but you’ll get the chance to see the Alps at a beautiful time of year, as the leaves begin to change and the first frosts begin.

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It's never too early to start thinking about Christmas 2017

Posted on Friday 28th July 2017 by Lesley Thomas

As the old saying goes, failing to plan is planning to fail - and never is that more important than when you’re planning to go away over the busy festive period. Any elements that you need to book will have greater availability the earlier you sort them out - and you might score some early bird discounts too.

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Five of the Alps' hottest restaurants for 2017

Posted on Monday 24th July 2017 by Lesley Thomas

All good holidays involve copious consumption of good food and good wine, and luckily those are two things which the Alps has plenty of. Check out our picks for five of 2017’s hottest restaurants and start making a list for your next Alpine escape!

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Four reasons that renting out your holiday home makes perfect sense

Posted on Thursday 08th June 2017 by Lesley Thomas

Investing in property has been a savvy move for several decades now - with interest rates low, yields on buy-to-rent are often much higher than even the best bank accounts available.

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Use an app to find the best hiking routes in the Alps

Posted on Thursday 25th May 2017 by Steve Thomas

When the snow has melted from all but the highest peaks and the Alpine wildflowers are coming into bloom, there’s no place better than the Alps for hiking. Offering spectacular views of some of Europe’s highest peaks as well as beautiful lakes and thick forests, it’s a landscape with something for everyone.

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Why Chamonix is the perfect destination for summer 2017

Posted on Monday 08th May 2017 by Steve Thomas

Have you made plans yet for your summer 2017 holiday? With the late Spring Bank holiday only a few weeks away now is the perfect time to be making plans....

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Three of 2017s hottest adventure sports to try in the Alps this summer

Posted on Tuesday 25th April 2017 by Steve Thomas

For many people, throwing themselves off mountains or out of planes, or even being dragged along by a speedboat doesn’t exactly sound like a relaxing holiday - but for many of us, a holiday hasn’t begun until there’s adrenalin pumping through our veins.

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Morzine: Family, fun, food - what more could you want from a resort?

Posted on Tuesday 04th April 2017 by Lesley Thomas

It’s a simple recipe for a family holiday - plenty of activites for all the family to enjoy, along with some culinary experiences to tickle the tastebuds.

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The legal process when purchasing a property in the French Alps

Posted on Tuesday 21st March 2017 by Lesley Thomas

Here is the 2nd in a series of regular VLOGS that we will airing in the weeks to come. This one covers the legal process when purchasing a property in the French Alps

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Questions to ask yourself when buying property in the Alps

Posted on Monday 13th March 2017 by Lesley Thomas

Here is the first in a series of regular VLOGS that we will airing in the weeks to come. This one covers those questions you should be asking yourself, when deciding what and where to buy in the French and Swiss Alps.

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Chatel – a jewel in the crown of the Alps

Posted on Friday 10th March 2017 by Steve Thomas

While many resorts can feel bustling and commercialised, Chatel is one which retains a feel that’s unspoilt and very French. The town is one which has a life outside of tourism, with many working farms in the local area and a thriving sense of community.

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