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Skiing, snowboarding and relaxing in Soldeu, Andorra

by nj106

Destination: Europe

Based on 10 years personal experience of the resort, reviewed is the ski/snowboard tuition, places to stay, eat, shop, drink as well as places to relax after a hard days workout

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Xmas Market at night

Salzburg Christmas Markets: snow, gluhwein and shopping

Destination: Salzburg

Advent is one of the most beautiful seasons in Salzburg: the first snowflakes swirl in the air, children build snowmen in the Mirabell Gardens and the scent of mulled wine wafts through the streets

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Looking down Lauterbrunnen Valley

Ski-less in Wengen and Murren, Switzerland

Destination: Wengen

High up in the Bernese Oberland lie the villages of Wengen and Murren, long time favourites of British skiers. Even if you don't ski, this snowy paradise is well worth a visit

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Val d'Isere: the village at night - © Val d'Isere Tourist Office

Val d’Isère's four Ps: pistes, powder, partying and pizzazz

Destination: Val d'Isere

Boasting one of the most reliable snow records in Europe, pistes to suit all standards and a partying scene, Val d’Isère is, in my opinion, a contender for the best ski resort in the world

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A taste of Peles castle

Transylvania: castles, culture and fang-free fun!

Destination: Transylvania

Transylvania: it's not all about Dracula, darkness and danger, you know! Visit during any season for a cultural and historical heaven - with some amazing scenery thrown in.

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River Glazne in snow

Sun and snow in Bansko

Destination: Bansko

Bansko is a charming mountain town in the Pirin Range of Bulgaria. Above Bansko the pistes start at 2600 metres and fan down the mountain with a stimulating range of runs

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Snowboarder at Pas de la Casa

Don’t dismiss Andorra

Destination: Andorra

The popular little principality of Andorra in the Pyrenees has shed its low-cost image and gone upmarket

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View from Chalet de l'Ours

Ski in paradise: Les Arcs has something for everyone

Destination: Les Arcs

Whether you are a ski virgin or ski expert, Les Arcs has enough spacious slopes and après ski to keep the whole family happy

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Chalet Richermoz in Villaret

Les Arcs, France: the ski resort with something for everyone

Destination: Les Arcs

It's often dismissed as a concrete jungle in the French Alps, but the five separate villages that make up Les Arcs are sufficiently different to appeal to all tastes – and to all skiing abilities

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Snowmobiling in the Arctic Circle

Destination: Murmansk

On an extreme snowmobile safari from Finland to the frozen wastes of Russia, a noisy 540cc beast soon becomes your new best friend

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