Simon Heyes - Skiing in Mayrhofen, Austria

What To Pack For A Ski Trip: The Ultimate Packing List

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If you're new to skiing, packing for your first trip can be daunting. There are so many bits of kit to remember, from staying warm on the slopes to being comfortable during the all important apres ski. 2016 was my 14th year skiing, where…
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…
Skiing in Mayrhofen, Austria

Skiing In The Zillertal - Exploring Mayrhofen, Austria

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There's a certain je ne sais quoi when it comes to skiing in Austria. Compared to the intensive French and Swiss resorts, Austria is just very....laid back, local...and authentic. Well, that's what I was thinking when a baby calf was…
Skiing in Germany - Adventure Bagging

Cheap Skiing In Germany: The Zugspitze

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I've visited Munich several times over the last few years, mainly for work. I saw a lot of the airport, hotels, a few bars, and our old Munich office. So when I saw BA Reward Flights to Munich over New Year, I decided it was time to see the…
Skiing Tips and videos for beginners

4 Skiing Tips - Video Tutorials

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It's getting to that time of year again. Blow the dust of the skis, get them edged and waxed, throw them in the bag, and head to the slopes. Straight out of your hotel or chalet, you're more excited than a kid at Christmas. You do up your…

Skiing Down a London Tube Escalator

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Ahh it's almost March and I have no posts! Time to make up for it. Firstly check out the video below. Some crazy chap decided to take it upon himself to find the longest escalator in Europe (at Angel Tube station), ride the escalator to the…