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The White Turf horse race takes place on the frozen St Moritz lake

Putting on the glitz in St Moritz (oh, and the ski boots)

by csenor

Destination: St. Moritz

It's home to the exclusive Cresta Run and Cartier polo matches, but there is more to St Moritz in Switzerland than posh sports, glamour and shopping. Intermediate skiers and foodies will love it

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Val d'Isère: a modern alpine village in the traditional Savoyard style

Val d'Isère, France: snow-sure and stylish

by csenor

Destination: Val d'Isere

Val d'Isére, with its vast interlinked ski area known as the Espace Killy, is the place to go for reliable snow, challenging pistes, powder and partying. It's the French resort par excellence…

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Kamchatka: skiing in the land of fire and ice

Destination: Kamchatka

Kamchatka's elemental landscape provides some of the wildest and most inspiring skiing on earth

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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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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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