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Ten Luxurious Ski Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Not only do these hotels boast direct access to some of the world's best ski pistes, but many offer personalised services such as a ski valet and onsite ski rental, in order to maximise visitors' time on the slopes. In the evenings, guests can expect world-class spas, gourmet dining, extensive wine lists and the utmost comfort in their state-of-the-art guest rooms.

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Siza Agha | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Sport
Siza Agha

It's May, an alpine red two carriage train pulls into the modest dated platform of the station at uptown Chamonix...Amidst the sprinkling of tourists, hardcore climbers and off piste skiers were an unlikely group of virgin adventurers freshly kitted out for their first taste of the real mountains.

British Hiker And Son Killed In Cliff Fall Named

PA | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK

A father and son who fell to their deaths in a "tragic accident" on a hiking trip in the French Alps were named on Sunday night. The bodies of Pete...

British Hiker And Son Killed In French Alps Fall

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK

A British man and his 12-year-old son have been killed on a hiking trip in the French Alps. The 48-year-old man called for help at 2pm local time o...

Doing The Write Thing

James Field | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
James Field

Don't get me wrong, I'm a huge fan of technology and all that it delivers. I have a computer, iPad, iPhone and I seem to be ever so slightly obsessed with social media. And like you I would guess, there isn't a day that goes by that I'm not sending emails, typing letters, in fact just tapping away on a keyboard.

LOOK: Is This The World's Scariest Hotel?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Now we would describe this as "the world's scariest hotel" - but a) that makes it sound like a haunted, Dracula-style residence; and b) this isn't, in...

British Climber Tells Of 'Relief But Sadness' After Dodging Avalanche That Killed Nine (PICTURES)

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

A Briton who went missing after the catastrophic avalanche has spoken of his sadness despite the relief that greeted him when he turned up safe and so...

Roger Payne Named As One Of Three Britons Killed

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK

A respected climber was one of three Britons killed in a major avalanche in the French Alps. Roger Payne was a mountain guide and former general se...

Nine Killed In Chamonix Avalanche, But Four Thought Missing Accounted For

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

Three Britons were among nine climbers killed in a "catastrophic" alpine avalanche, according to the French authorities. A major rescue operation w...

PICTURES: Dramatic Images Of Rescuers Holding Onto Survivors Of Chamonix Avalanche

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

Dramatic pictures have emerged showing Thursday's desperate rescue mission in the Alps following the avalanche near the French resort of Chamonix that...

Britons Among Dead In Mont Blanc Massif Avalanche

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

Three Britons are among nine climbers who have died in an avalanche near the French ski resort of Chamonix. The avalanche occurred on Mont Maudit,...

Mont Blanc Avalanche Kills At Least Six

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK

UPDATE: 'Britons Among Dead' In Mont Blanc Massif Avalanche At least six people have been killed in an avalanche near the French ski resort of Cham...

The Art of Ink is Back

The Reverend Jennie Hogan | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
The Reverend Jennie Hogan

For those who love them, pens are friends, adding a touch of class and reassurance every time.

Jumping Off a Cliff Can be a Good Thing

Lara Platman | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Lara Platman

What I found most enthralling about skiing, (apart from the children whizzing past me appearing to know just about everything on the the snow like penguins), it does seem to be one of the best forms of exercise in the world I know this because EVERY muscle and bone in my body ached.

Travel is the new Sex

Katherine Doggrell | Posted 01.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Doggrell

For my generation, travel is what sex was to the teenagers of the 60s. We think we invented it. We ignore the evidence that people have been at it for centuries and in an array of inventive positions using balloons and elephants.