Chewton Glen

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We made our way through the New Forest, passing through quaint little villages, ancient woodlands and stopping to admire some of the 3,000 wild New Forest Ponies that have inhabited the forests for about 2,000 years. About the only good thing that William the Conqueror did for England was to protect this forest and as... Read more »

DPS ‘Phantom’

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Things are coming to a close for the ski season of 2017-18 in the northern hemisphere, with only a hand full of ski resorts still open and ski touring taking place here and there across the mountains. For many owners of skis, snowboards and rental shops it is time to coat the bases of the... Read more »

Winter in Alberta

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A life without adventure is a life not lived, and so it was time to live life to the full and go adventuring. I was to explore the province of Alberta in Canada and all that it had to offer in the depths of Winter. Starting from Edmonton and travelling by road along the Icefields... Read more »

Arc’teryx

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I must admit, my knowledge of Arc’teryx was very thin; I recognised the logo but did not know how to pronounce the name properly . . . oh how much of a fool do I feel now! But my problem had been remedied, for this winter I was lucky enough to be properly introduced to... Read more »

Heaven Skincare

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As a teenager and sadly still as an adult I suffer from acne. The teenage acne initially left my face scarred and over these early years I tried almost every potion, lotion, antibiotic and therapy to control them. This journey of trial and many errors became a journey of self-discovery which ultimately led to discovering... Read more »

Freeride World Tour in Fieberbrunn

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What with the recent Winter Olympics, most people are familiar with the various snow sports that take place on the mountain. However, there is one sport that has been overlooked by the Olympic federation, but is possibly one of the most exhilarating events that can take place at high altitude is Freeride skiing and snowboarding.... Read more »

Marmot Basin

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FACTS SEASON START & END: Mid November to early May (depending on snow) SKI ALTITUDE: 1,698m - 2,612m / Vertical Drop- 914m PISTES: 30% Beginner / 40% Intermediate / 20% Expert LIFTS: 7 (Chairs-6 / Carpets-1) SLOPES: 1,720 acres / 91 named Pistes (51.7km) SNOW: Very snow sure. 10% of pistes have snow making capabilities.... Read more »

Oniriq

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In September 2017 a small restaurant opened its doors to the public of Innsbruck; little did they know what was opening on their doorstep and little did they know that possibly one of the greatest culinary experiences in Europe was now to be had high up in this Austrian alpine city. You may think that... Read more »