winter (13)

5 Things to Do Before Snow Season

Snow season is coming up and there is no doubt that making a trip to the snow takes a lot of preparation and planning. Especially with snowboarding and skiing as popular activities undertaken at the snow, a lot of preparation must be taken to ensure your body is ready for the slopes. Having the right gear is also crucial when it comes to action sports like skiing and boarding. Here are 5 things to do before snow season arrives.


1. Get your body in Shape

Whether you’re an avid snow-goer or a first-

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After peak season autumn in Nepal, winter season begins in. Everest base camp winter season is pleasant and peaceful than the other season trek in Nepal. This is the off-season trekking and coldest season of the year trekking in Himalayan Everest region trek. However, you enjoy the trekking with having a beautiful nature and crystal clear snowcapped mountains.

Despite the cold during the day time in Everest base camp trek sunny and warm. Although the night and morning weather is cold, it should

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Nag Tibba- The Best Weekend Trek

I read somewhere that “If you see Sunrise and Sunset daily, that means you are the luckiest person” and today after a very long interval of time I saw that exceptional view of the sunrise from the Nag Tibba. I was exhausted and starving but it was a very small cost for this beautiful portrait of nature. We were lying down on the grass, watching the clear blue sky, and enjoying the calmness of that place.

But, how we get here?

Nag Tiibba trek was always in my bucket list when I heard it for the fir

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For those who think China does not embrace the winter spirit, Harbin's festivals will be an unexpected delight.

Since 1963 Harbin has hosted the Ice and Snow Festival which showcases an entire themed city cast from ice blocks produced from the Songhua River. The festival includes an international contest in which ice carvers from around the world compete for prizes and in the process create an amazing sculpture garden in Zhaolin Park.

The venues are completely different from day to night. Duri
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Which Is Your Favorite Winter City?

Christmas is a special time of year in and its festive magic will soon put a spell on as all - the glittering lights, the sparkling festive ornaments - from traditional to modern, from miniature to bombastic, the seasonal aroma of mulled wine and baked cinnamon stars, cream-filled pastries, candied fruit, roasted chestnuts, grilled sausages and local delicacies, they all provide a magnificent setting and an incomparable atmosphere…so enchanting…which is your favorite Christmas city?
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Vacations in Winter

Those looking for unusual destinations for the winter, climb volcanoes, explore deserted beaches or enjoy the holiday all the romance of winter.Christmas Holidays in winter is highly popular. When the days get shorter and the gray day, it attracts many in southern climes. In addition to popular destinations like the Dominican Republic or the Maldives, there are a number of other countries that are particularly in the winter months a visit. These do not always lie at the equator.

Holiday in the Ca

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A great Central New York winter getaway

Head to Turning Stone’s Skana Spa for great winter getaway

When the wind blows a9008671483?profile=originalnd the snow falls escape to Turning Stone Resort and Casino, a premier four-season, destination resort in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort and Casino is conveniently located about 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33.  Try your luck in the casino, dine at first-rate restaur

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Skiing in France for Less

Skiing on the cheap has always been a serious challenge. When we start booking your holiday and calculate the prices for accommodation, flights, equipment and lift passes, you may well start to wonder whether all this is seriously worthwhile. However,  if you are prepared to make your own travel arrangements, cut the accommodation expenses in half by renting a self-catered ski accommodation, shop around, avoid eating out three times a day and stay in the lesser-known resort, you can still get fa

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Winter Sun Holidays From UK Rise

UK tour operators have announced a huge surge in Winter sun bookings in the last fortnight, as many UK holiday makers escape the extreme weather conditions being faced by all parts of the country. In fact, many tour operators have experienced a 20% higher bookings increase than previous Winters.

Traditional two week holidays are declining in popularity however, with 10 day breaks proving much more popular. Many holiday makers are citing that a week’s get away doesn’t seem long enough, especially

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How to Save Money on Ski Vacations

Serenity Vacations is pleased to bring you this article about how to find the very best deals on ski vacations this year. Skiing is one of the world’s most popular winter sports andvacation travel options abound. As anyone knows why has been on a skivacation, they can be some of the most expensive vacations around.

However, with a little planning a ski vacation does not have to break your bank account. There is actually an abundance of affordable ski vacation deals available if you take the time

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A Bitterly Cold Drive to Skagway, Alaska

December 17th was the perfect day for a drive from my home near Whitehorse, Yukon, to Skagway, Alaska - very cold with high north winds at Skagway but clear all the way.

This is a shot of the temperature gauge in my car as I was about to turn onto the Alaska Highway at 9:24am. It only goes to -30°C (-22°F) - when that's what it reads the temperature could be anything lower than that. It was actually about -34° at Mary Lake but probably got a few degrees colder a few miles south.


This is one of my

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How to Enjoy Your Trip to Yosemite

Here at Hotel Charlotte we have a library of information on Yosemite (and other California and National Parks and Lands) as well as hiking trail maps, guided tour and park activities information, plus staff who are very familiar with the  park and can help you get the most out of your visit to Yosemite, whether it is for 1 day or a week or more. Contact us at 209-962-6455 or visit online Hotel Charlotte.


Winter is a great time to visit Yosemite, it is tranquil and uncrowded with incredible winte

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What better way than to take some friends to your own private chalet in the Austrian Alps. We've selected 50 fantastic properties for your celebration - all available for the week 26 December to 2 January.

To Book one of these properties you can either:

  • Follow the BOOK NOW link on every property page - for immediate confirmation of your booking
  • Email our guest relations team at
  • Chat with one of our guest relations team on the site

BUT HURRY!Bookings this ski season are runni

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