Author Archive for Anne Wooley

Parallel Lines Instructor

Top 10 ski schools in Meribel

I’ve spent countless winter months in the beautiful Meribel Valley and have got a fair bit of experience in the The Three Valleys. We hope our ten top ski schools in Meribel will give a good point to start your research. As one of the most popular resorts in the Alps, Meribel is part of […]

Heliskiing Experience

Some of the best heliskiing experiences around the globe

My winter months are spent in Meribel, in the French Alps, running our catered chalet business. I have been skiing for many years and my husband, Ed, is a ski instructor in the resort. When time permits, we enjoy nothing more than strapping on our fat skis and exploring the fabulous off piste that the […]

Top 10 mountain restaurants in the Three Valleys

Top 10 mountain restaurants in the Three Valleys

Skiing and eating go hand in hand and no ski trip is complete without at least one great lunch or dinner. What makes the Three Valleys special is that you can have fabulous, creative food whilst on the slopes, as well as when in resort and it’s the mountain restaurants that I want to tell […]

Spare Wine Selection

Top tips for drinking great wine in Meribel

You’ve raced down the last red run into the village and your thighs are telling you it really is time to stop for the day. Your head wants to go back up again and just do one last run, but your thirst is great and that first beer awaits just across the road. It’s a […]

Handgliding

Top 5 sky high activities in Meribel

The French Alps are a wonderous place. Not only are the incredible mountains a gift to behold but the skies above are a playground for the experienced and the brave. Here are our top five sky high activities in Meribel. Scenic helicopter rides Sightseeing and Tourist flights are available from a variety of operators in […]

Summer in the Three Valleys: our 5 favourites

Summer in the Three Valleys: our 5 favourites

Meribel and the Three Valleys are world famous ski and snowboard destinations, there is no doubt about that. However, when the snow retreats from the Three Valleys there are a number of things you can do with the wide open spaces and mountain passes that hikers, thrill seekers and music lovers can enjoy at a […]

Top 10 Alpine foodie treats and tipples

Top 10 Alpine foodie treats and tipples

One highly enjoyable aspect of a luxury ski holiday is the outstanding food and drink on offer across the Alps. From local sweet delicacies to fiery shots designed to warm your bones at the end of the day, there’s something for every taste. Starting with a trilogy of cheesy delights, here’s our top ten alpine […]

Spa or Sauna?

Top 5 luxury must-haves when choosing a ski chalet

In our opinion, you can experience luxury without spending a fortune – provided you are treated exceptionally well in an outstanding place. When you are looking for luxury, be sure to choose somewhere that provides these top five must-haves to make your stay, well, luxurious! 1. Arrive in style or book an all-day heli-ski day […]

La Yeti Restaurant

Top 5 bars and restaurants in Meribel

Meribel and the Three Valleys spoil you for choice when it comes to eating and drinking. Whether you are a frequent visitor or it’s your first time you are sure to find something perfect for you. Here is a run down of some of our absolute faves in our top five bars and restaurants in Meribel. 1. […]

When's the best time to go skiing in Europe?

When’s the best time to go skiing in Europe?

When you’re planning a winter holiday for snowboarding or skiing in Europe you most definitely want to ensure there are mountains of snow or perhaps you’re looking for good value for money and want it to be busy– yet at the same time not too busy so you have room to ski. We have put […]

5 best ski resorts in Europe

5 best ski resorts in Europe

Whether you live in or outside of Europe, finding a ski resort that suits you can be overwhelming. Perhaps you want guaranteed snow, decent variety of accommodation and chalets, or getting the right mix of skiing, relaxation and partying. Is it family-friendly, are the pistes challenging or for beginners? Well, we’ve put together our top […]

Top 5 reasons to visit Meribel this Winter

Top 5 reasons to visit Meribel this Winter

The Three Valleys in Meribel France is the largest connected ski area in the world. As such the expansive mountain range that is the Alps, arguably has some of the very best in skiing and snowboarding runs in Europe. The Meribel Valley is the central valley and attracts visitors of all ages due to the […]