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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 offers,…

A Slice Of Chalet Luxury In Meribel Village With Fish & Pips

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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 a sleep…
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…
Catered Chalet Ski Holiday Booking Guide - Adventure BaggingAdventure Bagging

The Ultimate Ski Chalet Holiday Booking Guide

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In my opinion, a catered ski chalet represents the best value for money when booking a week long ski holiday to the Alps. I've booked our ski chalet holiday for the last 12 years, so thought it was about time I wrote some tips and produced…
Best snow sure ski resorts France

7 Of The Best Snow Sure Ski Resorts In France

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It's that time of year again - the nights are getting longer, the temperature is dropping, and it's time to choose your next ski destination! Over the last couple of seasons, the heavy snow hasn't hit until mid-January, so if you're planning…
Skiing in La Plagne, France, 2016

A Ski Chalet Holiday In La Plagne, France

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There is no better feeling than flying down a mountain at 60km per hour, whilst taking in the fresh air and mountain views. This year was my 14th year of skiing, and once again I loved every minute. We took a 4 year break from ski…
Things To Do In Tignes

11 Things To Do In Tignes This Winter

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Tignes is an absolute gem of a ski resort. Over the past ten seasons, I've been to Tignes four times, so I thought I'd share some of the activities and things to do in the resort this winter. Tignes (together with Val d'Isere) is part…
View over Lyon, France - Adventure Bagging

A Short And Sweet Trip To Lyon

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'Vive la France' as they say. Yet another business trip, and yet another country and this time my travels took me to the lovely city of Lyon in France. Although I spent less than 24 hours in the city of Lyon, it is so compact that you can…