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You get some of the best American ski resorts in the Northeast.
New England

Your Guide To The Best East Coast Ski Resorts in the USA

The best skiing on the East Coast of the USA tends to be overshadowed by the premier ski facilities you find in the resorts of the West Coast. There is plenty of variety and great skiing to be had at East Coast ski resorts. The best ski resorts in Vermont, ski resorts in Maine or

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The Hotel Val de Neu in Baqueira
Spain

The Hotel Val de Neu in Baqueira, A Family-Friendly Design Hotel

When I saw that our hotel was set in a Spanish mini-mall, I was not exactly thrilled.  After all, I was expecting a 5-star design hotel. Once we were through the revolving doors, however, the Hotel Val de Neu in Baqueira was full of surprises.  A luxury hotel that was a design hotel and also

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taking the kids skiing in Spain
Spain

10 Reasons Why You Should Take The Family Skiing in Spain

Skiing in Spain?  Yes, Spain.  Not only does the country have miles of beautiful beaches along its coastline, the Pyrenees border with France has a world-class ski resort, Baqueira-Beret.  Throw in the great food and wine, could I love this country more?!  Here are my top 10 reasons for why you should take the family

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Born Wild on the French Ski Slopes

Richard Orlinski is one of France’s most famous contemporary artists.  I had not heard of him before I saw his works at the Val d’Isere ski resort in the French Alps. Orlinski mostly works with contemporary materials like resin and aluminium.  He is known for creating works that are Pop Art influenced in industrial materials.

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Home Sweet Hotel Christiana

As a general rule, we don’t stay in the same hotel more than once because we like to try new places and experiences.  The only time we have broken this rule is sking in Val D’Isere and the Hotel Christiana.  So you figure the Hotel Christiana has to be something special for us to keep

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Family Restaurants in Val d’Isere

We’ve been skiing in Val d’Isere in France for several years now.  The slopes are a good mix of easy and hard, the instructors are excellent and the cuisine is superb. We have had enough meals over the course of the years to recommend several family-friendly restaurants in Val d’sere. As you know, I like

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