Chalet Mouria, Courchevel 1650

Chalet Mouria Review | Courchevel With SkiWeekends

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The start of 2023 marked my 21st year skiing. A far cry from throwing myself down the slopes in Val Thorens back in 2002, this short break trip was a much more sedate affair. Ish. Welcome to my review of Chalet Mouria in Courchevel 1650.…
Catered Chalet Ski Holiday Booking Guide - Adventure BaggingAdventure Bagging

The Ultimate Ski Chalet Holiday Booking Guide

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Last updated - March 2024. Covid-19 had a massive impact on the Winter travel industry and decimated many ski holiday providers, especially catered chalet providers. This post now contains fresh, updated information on chalet bookings. In…
Piste X Code - Safety When Skiing

Stay Safe On The Piste – Follow The Piste X Code

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This post is for the Ski Safe Blogger Campaign by AliKats Mountain Holidays and Piste X Code. I randomly discovered the other day that I now have over 20 years ski experience, having skied for 19 weeks across 7 different countries. Not that…
Alpe d'Huez - Skiing - Simon HeyesAdventure Bagging

A Long Weekend Skiing In Alpe d’Huez

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This years ski holiday saw me venture to the sunny* slopes of Alpe d'Huez, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of France. Up until last year, I have skied for at least once a week, every year since 2002. Aside from getting married, a big…
Les Deux Chenes - Loire Valley FarmhouseAdventure Bagging

Les Deux Chenes Farmhouse Gite – Ideal For A Group Holiday In The Loire Valley

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I've started to learn something about my travels recently that I want to share with you. The older you get, the more complicated your search criteria becomes for holidays and accommodation. A few years ago, it was a simple 'accommodation…
Tips and advice when driving in France - Adventure Bagging

Know Before You Go: What Do You Need To Drive To France?

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When I was a kid, driving to France for a summer holiday was a nailed down event in our family calendar. The Pound was incredible strong against the Euro, and the guarantee of warm weather vastly outweighed even the best British summer sun predictions…
Simon Heyes - skiing on the Zugspitze, Germany

How To Go Skiing On A Budget

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In one of my last ski blog posts I said that if you go skiing for a week, it will cost you around £1000. I still stand by that statement...if you plan on skiing for a full week. BUT...if you do some research into travel options, sales and…

A Slice Of Chalet Luxury In Meribel Village With F&P Travel

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I've lost count of the number of ski slopes I've hurtled down in my lifetime. I will always remember my first slope, though. Without having had any lessons, and with the upmost stupidity and bravado, I chucked my 18-year old self down…
Best Ski Runs in Meribel - Skiing, France

6 Of The Best Ski Runs In Meribel

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What a week of skiing that was! I pretty much covered the entire Three Valleys ski area, including the 'fourth valley' Orelle. With so many runs and pistes under my belt, I thought I'd pick out my best red and blue runs in the Meribel…