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Snowbombing is coming!

If you thought Austria was all about Leiderhosen and schnitzel, think again. The ski resorts of Austria are already famed for their Apres scene, and things are about to get wilder from the 3rd to 8th April, as Mayrhofen host this year’s Snowbombing festival. The mountain festival attracts some big names, with Prodigy and Rudimental, […]

Boss des Bosses is almost here!

The inter-resort mogul showdown is back! Legend has it that back in 1990, in a late night bar in Val D’Isere, an argument broke out one night as to which resort had the best skiers. The following season, Val D’Isere took on Chamonix to settle the score with a competition to prove their mountain skills. […]

Silver Swan’s Top 5 Ski Resorts

Val D’Isere What’s not to like about Val D’Isere? The town is stunning, the skiing is awesome and the nightlife is great! The town itself is a quintessential ski resort, with stone chalets and pretty hotels lining the main street. It still has a really ‘French’ feel in the centre, with traditional bakeries and local […]

A round up of the newest ski products on the block!

The ski season is fast approaching and with that, new gadgets have started appearing to help you look slicker and ski quicker on the mountain. One new product that has caught our eye is Proggle, a brilliant idea to protect your goggles from the usual dinks and scratches that inevitably happen over a 5-month season. […]

5 places you never knew you could go skiing…!

For the intrepid skier who is tired of tartiflette, hot chocolates and heated chairlifts; some of these ski resorts, often resting precariously on top of volcanos, are not for the faint hearted! Dubai, United Arab Emirates Ski Dubai is one of the largest indoor ski resorts in the world. It’s 242,188 sq ft inside and […]

One of the most beautiful ski resorts in France, Samoens

A few years back a review in the Telegraph praised Samoens as one of the best secrets of the French Alps. Its chocolate box beauty rivals Chamonix, Meribel and Megeve with barely any trace of obvious British tourism. That said, there is an amazing community of seasonnaires and local that make working a summer or […]

5 Reasons to do a season in Morzine this winter!

Morzine is one of our favourite ski resorts, so for a more in-depth look at this great resort, check out some of our top reasons below. The Skiing… The Portes du Soleil boasts the largest international ski area in Europe, linking France and Switzerland across 8 French resorts (Avoriaz, Abondance, St Jean d’Aulps, La Chapelle […]