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Enduro Riding in Iceland

The opportunity to join an enduro riding group in southern Iceland was always going to challenge sitting at my desk. So, one Thursday I climbed aboard an Icelandair flight from Heathrow and set forth on the 2 ½ hour fight to Iceland’s international airport, Keflavik. Located some 50km north of Keflavik, Iceland’s capital city is […]

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Charming Footage of a Century of Skiing in Samoëns

A Snapshot in Time This journey of discovery led us to stumble across this strange, but charming YouTube video that the Tourist Office produced a few years ago when Samoëns celebrated its centenary as a ski resort. 100 Ans de Ski à Samoëns Although the soundtrack had to be removed by the publishers, the compilation […]

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Our Favourite Bakery in Samoëns

So bearing this in mind, we would like to recommend to all our guests who spend any time at all in Samoëns to make sure that they put aside some of that time to pop in to one of our favourite gems in the village: Tiffanie Bakery. With its rather eccentric and quirky exterior – […]

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Getting Ready for your Ski Tour

What Does Skinning Mean? No, we are not talking about skinning animals here although, as the name indicates, the originals where indeed animal hides whose natural characteristics have now been copied with more modern materials. Skinning in the context of ski touring is the action of sliding or shuffling your skis uphill and getting grip […]

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A Taste of Ski Touring in Samoëns

A Teaser of the Ski Tour Experience in Samoëns At just over an hour by car from Geneva Airport, Samoëns is very easy to reach, making it a great destination for a short trip with friends or with the family. From the village, situated on the floor of the Giffre Valley, the views of the […]

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Adventure Holidays for All Ages in Summer

If your family is looking for some summer fun, here are just a few ideas we offer on our family adventure holidays. But remember, it doesn’t stop there! Active Summer Adventures All Over the World Depending on whether you want to commit to long haul travel or are looking for family adventure holidays a little […]

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Canada – A World of Possibilities for Activity Holidays

Whether you’re looking to work on existing skills or gain some brand new ones, Canada opens up an entire world of possibilities. Here are just a few experiences you might want to consider on the itinerary of your activity holidays. Soak Up the Culture and Nature of Vancouver If you’re bringing your family, Canada couldn’t […]

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Discover the Dolomites

It’s a fantastic place for family adventure holidays, mainly because the stunning mountains open up a world of possibilities in terms of active pursuits. As well as skiing, cycling, water sports and hiking, Via Ferrata is an activity that offers a unique way to explore the region, even for those with little experience. The Iron […]

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Les Gets – A Skier’s Paradise

On top of that, you’ll have access to the entire Portes de Soleil region, so there’s an incredible range of pistes to choose from – a different one each day if you so desire! Below are just a few of the options available to you around Les Gets – skiing for beginners, intermediates and experts […]

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Explore the Lyngen Peninsula in Norway

Lyngen Peninsula One could never tire of the impressive landscape of the Lyngen Peninsula. Glaciers, waterfalls, ragged 1,000ft mountain peaks and its centrepiece, the beautiful 82 km long Lyngen Fjord. It’s to this stunning, pristine area we’ve created some amazing activity holidays to suit our guests’ desires. A Diverse Destination The summer months – from […]

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Fantastic Activity Holidays for All

What Makes a Great Family Activity Holiday? We often get asked what makes a good activity holiday and we are firm believers in diversity – especially when it comes to children. It’s all about sharing exciting, active experiences with your children and enabling them to grow in confidence as they rise to the challenge of […]

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Great Options for Adventure Holidays in Canada

Captivating Canada Canada is a spectacular country to visit, not least because it affords the opportunities to get out and experience some amazing activities! How does white water rafting, whale watching, bear watching, ice climbing, ski touring, mountain biking or alpine skiing sound to you? Wonderful Wildlife Vancouver Island, in stunning British Columbia, on Canada’s […]

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