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Italy – travel and avalanche advice for expats and visitors

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, January 20, 2017

In the Abruzzo region of Italy, at least 4 people (the final number is still not known) tragically lost their lives on Wednesday, and about 20 are still missing, when… Read more…

9 ways to have fun in the snow without strapping on skis!

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, December 8, 2016

Love snow, the mountains and the après-ski buzz, but the speed of a downhill decent on skis or a snowboard no longer appeals? Well, we’ve found nine alternative snow and… Read more…

Five killer ski resorts this winter

By Angloinfo World Editor - Friday, October 14, 2016

We are now half way through October and winter is looming large on the horizon. While for many this means dark evenings curled up with a cuppa, for others looking… Read more…

Big support for Swiss Winter Olympics bid

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, July 21, 2016

The plans for Switzerland to host the Winter Olympics in 2026 are well supported in the country according to new research.   The survey found that 57 per cent of… Read more…

Make sure your winter sports holiday doesn’t go downhill

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have partnered with ABTA and four-time Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott to urge British nationals to stay safe on the slopes this winter, with a… Read more…

Switzerland experiences warmest December on record

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, January 12, 2016

An average temperatures rise of 3.4C has caused alarm in the country that invented winter tourism. With the mildest December on record, MeteoSwiss has stated that it now expects 2015… Read more…

Top 10 best-value family ski resorts

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Looking for the best value European ski resort for you and your family this winter? Look no further… Anyone planning a family skiing holiday this winter will find the best… Read more…

6 locations to find skiing this October

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Desperate skier, will travel… For northern hemisphere expats the onset of winter signifies the end of beach trips, the end of tennis, the end of BBQs and the beginning of… Read more…

What to take skiing – a 25-point checklist for newbie skiers

By Angloinfo World editor - Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Packing for a ski trip with a limited baggage allowance is an art form – here’s a checklist to guide you. The list of items that you could take and… Read more…

Ten Top Tips for Safe Skiing

By Angloinfo World editor - Monday, February 9, 2015

Two-thirds of British winter sport participants admitted they ski or snowboard on slopes above their ability level just to keep up with more experienced members of a group of friends,… Read more…

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