How to Renovate a Chalet in France

How to Renovate a Chalet in France

If you’re wondering what it was like to renovate a chalet in France, it’s definitely not for the faint-hearted. Our project had more than its fair share of ups and downs. A pandemic, a redundancy and a builder who did a runner. If you fancy trying to...
The Best Restaurants in Châtel

The Best Restaurants in Châtel

Here’s a round-up of the best restaurants in Châtel. This is a collection of our personal favourites that we return to time and time again. If you’re staying at Chalet la Fontaine in the winter, even though it’s a catered chalet, you’ll still...
How to Plan a Ski Trip with Young Children

How to Plan a Ski Trip with Young Children

Skiing holidays with children might sound stressful but if you follow some simple advice you could be enjoying a stress-free ski trip with the whole family. We speak to ski nanny Emma, a resident in Châtel in the French Alps, who shares her expert tips on how to enjoy...
How to get fit for the ski season

How to get fit for the ski season

Ski fitness is a big deciding factor between having an enjoyable ski trip or a painful one. Poor fitness leads to increased fatigue which is cited as probably the biggest reason for injuries occurring on the slopes – but it doesn’t need to be that way. We...
A Guide to the Best Christmas Presents for Skiers

A Guide to the Best Christmas Presents for Skiers

Christmas is around the corner and if you know someone who loves to ski, check out these present ideas, there’s something for every budget! A GoPro Camera Seasoned skiers will love a GoPro to record their adventures on the slopes. If they already have this essential...
A Guide to the Best French Ski Resorts

A Guide to the Best French Ski Resorts

France is blessed with some of best skiing resorts in the world but if you don’t know your Courchevel from your Portes du Soleil this guide to the best French ski resorts will help you decide where to go! Les Portes du Soleil Known as ‘the gates of the sun’ this is...