Ski travel guide – Tignes Le Lac, France

Tignes le Lac is one of those places you can just fall in love with.  It is teeny tiny but when the snow falls and the sun shines it is just about perfect.  Now, don’t get me wrong, it is not a quintessentially beautiful alpine village (hello Chamonix) but it is a far cry from your purpose build concrete jungle…
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Le Taos, Tignes – New Mexico luxe in the Alps

Take a walk with me into Le Taos… Set in the heart of Tignes Le Lac, which sits at 2100m by the way so absolutely perfect for early through to late season skiing, is this stunner of a hotel.  A mix of huge hotel suites and incredible apartments all decked out in New Mexico style – I mean the decor…
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Altapura – on cheese & interior dreams

Initially it seemed to me that a fondue review from the Alps might be a little out of context on the last day of April…  but then it snowed, in Glasgow, yesterday.  So here we are… The Altapura is one of those places that you literally couldn’t make up.  If you’ve ever been to the Alps and know the work…
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Le Hameau du Kashmir – high in the Alps

Aaaand breathe…  High, high in the French Alps, the highest in all of Europe, lies Val Thorens and a week of bliss.  We flew to Geneva, picked up a car and started the twisty drive up, up, up into the mountains, arriving in darkness at Le Hameau du Kashmir. Waking up that first morning, sun streaming into our Kashmir style chalet…
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A girl’s gotta eat – Le Cap-Horn, Chamonix

It would be dishonest to suggest that we had this one great meal in Chamonix.  We had many, many great meals starting on the first night when we went back to La Cabane des Praz, where we got married 5 years ago but this meal, at Le Cap-Horn on the last night, was somewhere new to us and even though…
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