Winter

The Three Peaks

Canazei: Great skiing, taken as red

A first look at the Canazei piste map can be a little daunting. A network of red runs with not a blue run in sight – the paste map doesn’t offer much help as there are no route numbers to guide you. The make-up of the runs by popular consent […]

Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport: Record 1.5 million passengers for January

Almost 1.5 million people travelled through Manchester Airport in January – a new record. In total, 1,415,735 people travelled through the UK’s third biggest airport during the month, an increase of 7.8% on the previous year. Popular destinations included Dubai, Palma and Tenerife. The bumper January also saw an increase […]

Borovets

Borovets: The ultimate après-ski resort

Borovets in Bulgaria has been named the top party ski resort, according to Crystal Ski Holidays. This ‘reasonably priced and cheerful resort’ in the Balkan Mountains has approximately four bars per square kilometre, ahead of the French resorts of Meribel and and Courchevel in 2nd and 3rd places respectively.   […]

The Sellaronda ski tour

Corvara: Gateway to the spectacular Sellaronda

It’s a simple choice, fifty-fifty. Left or right, green or orange. Ahead lies 26km of skiing heaven, the circular Sellaronda route in the Italian Dolomites. Our starting point – the first time – is Corvara on the south-west side of the huge Sella mountain. We are taking the orange route […]