Winter Travel​​
Why Every Skier Must Get To Europe
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Why Every Skier Must Get To Europe

It’s no secret I choose skiing as my winter escape, so naturally I gravitate towards ski destinations this time of year. Recently, Travel & Leisure put together a collection of 16 of the world’s scariest (ahem, gnarliest) ski slopes, convincing me that Europe may just be where it’s at. In […]

All Of The Whistler At Half The Price
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All Of The Whistler At Half The Price

Today marks 100 days until the Olympic torch gets to Vancouver. Happy Olympics, everyone! Personally, I’m stoked, and I’m in a state of constant scheming to find a way there. The problem I run into, are thoughts of “Whistler, snow, mountains, mmm . . .” that usually vanish quickly because of, “Olympics […]

Ski Chalets: To Cater Or Not To Cater, That Is The Question
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Ski Chalets: To Cater Or Not To Cater, That Is The Question

Your legs are still burning from the days last run. You’re finishing up an après drink waiting for the rest of the group. You’re hungry, it’s cold, and you’re exhausted from flailing around the slopes of Chamonix, France. The last thing you want to do, now, is look for, or […]

Experiencing Norway’s Winter Sports And Living To Tell About It (Barely)
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Experiencing Norway’s Winter Sports And Living To Tell About It (Barely)

What do you get when you mix dog sledding, .22 rifles, and Norway’s most famous liquor? How about an unforgettable weekend experiencing the best of Norway’s winter sports. Emerging onto a 3,000-foot plateau in central Norway, the moment freezes. To the east, hundreds of miles of virgin tracks glide enticingly […]

Where Are This Winter’s Hot Spots In Latin America?
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Where Are This Winter’s Hot Spots In Latin America?

The NY Daily News ticks off some of their favorite hotspots this summer in Latin America. A few may not exactly be terribly insightful (it’s a given Buenos Aires and Rio are great to see come late November), but there were a few good suggestions here I’d take some time […]

How To Save 50% Off Skiing This Winter
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How To Save 50% Off Skiing This Winter

Doesn’t the word “skiing” kind of look weird when it’s written, what with that double “i” and all. It looks like it should be Dutch or Swedish or something. But I digress . . . Looking for really cheap lift tix this winter for resorts in the U.S. and Canada? […]

Igloos, Raves, and Snowbombing: The World’s Top Ten Winter Parties
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Igloos, Raves, and Snowbombing: The World’s Top Ten Winter Parties

For us in the northern hemisphere, the cooler mornings mean winter’s right around the corner. Every year at this time, I’m bombarded with visions of chest deep powder runs through Rocky Mountain champaign, followed quickly by après beers turned all night jam fests. Needless to say, I couldn’t be more […]

Strip And Scrub: The Iceland Way
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Strip And Scrub: The Iceland Way

Iceland is green, and Greenland is ice. Yeah, yeah, yeah… we all learned that as a kid, and never thought too much of it since. What I failed to learn then, I’m catching up with now. Iceland is one of those mysterious, unique places I always see on a map, […]

Are Those Ice Spikes On Your Running Shoes?
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Are Those Ice Spikes On Your Running Shoes?

Okay, so last December you ran the Honolulu Marathon and found it exhilarating. Ready for a new challenge? How about something a little less…tropical? The Polar Circle Marathon delivers. If you’ve ever felt like running 26 miles through Greenland’s snow-covered moraine hills and across its permanent ice cap, this race […]

Tehran: Skiing Paradise?
Tehran: Skiing Paradise?

Tehran: Skiing Paradise?

Just 7 kilometers from Tehran, Mt. Tochal offers the 10 million or so living in the city a winter getaway with some of the country’s best skiing. And as seen above, if you’re just in it for the ride, the gondola stretches over 8 full kilometers. File this one under […]

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