Archive for category: France

/ February 11, 2012 4:53 pm

Snowboarding: Courchevel & Les 3 Vallees

4th February 2012   Trip 4 of 10 – Click here for my full itinerary   “Les 3 Vallées”, The Three Valleys in France, are made up most famously of Courchevel, Meribel, and Val Thorens, and is one of the largest ski area’s in the world.  So it should come as no surprise that it was one of my planned […]

/ February 5, 2012 10:59 am

Snowboarding: Chamonix

28th January 2012   Trip 3 of 10 – Click here for my full itinerary.   An American friend emailed me recently saying she hadn’t known what “off-piste” was, and since I’d mentioned it quite a few times, she Googled it and discovered its what Americans refer to as “backcountry”. Chamonix is well known as an off-piste (or backcountry) haven, […]

/ March 22, 2011 6:00 pm

Snowboarding: Edmonds Snow Holiday 2011

Les Arcs, France Snowboarding: The Edmonds Snow Holiday 2011 20th March 2011 – Les Arcs, France Les Arcs, part of the Paradiski ski area, one of the largest ski area’s in the world, and I was going. This was to be an entirely different snowboarding holiday from the first – after being home for a few weeks, an email arrived […]

/ January 22, 2011 6:00 pm

Snowboarding: “All the Gear and No idea!”

Morzine-Avoriaz, France  Snowboarding: “All the gear and no idea” 22nd January 2011 “All the gear and no idea”, that was me.  I must have looked lost and out of place that first day.  While I waited for the bus outside the hotel, in the wrong place, and on the wrong side of the road, a friendly younger couple shouted to […]

/ October 20, 2007 9:13 pm

Tartan Army: Karma

8th September 2007 – Scotland vs Lithuania 3-1 (Glasgow) 12th September 2007 – France vs Scotland 0-1 (Paris) Karma?  I was never a big believer in it until 2007.  Scotland were to play Lithuania at home, and then France away.  I had tickets for both, but couldn’t afford to go to France as I was a poor student. One of […]