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High and mighty: Skiing in Wanaka and Queenstown

High and mighty: Skiing in Wanaka and Queenstown

This story first appeared in Vacations & Travel magazine, autumn 2019, issue 110 Boasting extreme adrenalin and exhilarating scenery, Queenstown and Wanaka in New Zealand’s South Island compete for their attention ...
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Qantas launches seasonal flights from Sydney to Sapporo

Qantas launches seasonal flights from Sydney to Sapporo

Snow bunnies and ski fans rejoice, because Qantas has just announced new direct seasonal flights between Sydney and Sapporo, Japan. Coinciding with Japan’s peak ski season, Qantas will fly three ...
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Fun and frivolity at Aspen's 42nd Gay Ski Week

Fun and frivolity at Aspen’s 42nd Gay Ski Week

Rainbow clad masses descended upon the town of Aspen, Colorado in the USA this week to celebrate Aspen’s 42nd Gay Ski Week. Around 5,000 people attended the week-long celebration of ...
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Steamboat Springs, Alterra, Ikon Pass, Loryn Kasten, Colorado live, Colorado ski

All aboard for Steamboat, Colorado

My trusty steed picks his way through the snow, with no sound except for the squeak of his hooves. We head up the hill, through pockets of aspens standing naked ...
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Steamboat Springs, Alterra, Ikon Pass, Loryn Kasten, Colorado live, Colorado ski

Snow world’s new Ikon

[gtx_gallery] The new dynamo in the ski world – Alterra Mountain Group, has introduced the Ikon Pass – one pass that gives access to 27 ski resorts. The Ikon Pass ...
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Sun Valley, Idaho cool for snow cats

Idaho, in the Great American West, has a lot going for it, including Sun Valley, a world-class ski resort. Sun Valley, which has a history entwined with Hollywood, was established ...
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Maui Jim sunglasses from sea or snow

We recently visited our mates at Maui Jim to get the low-down on their collection of stylish sunnies, what makes them so special and the importance of good quality eye ...
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Switzerland: Skiing through Heaven

It’s as I’m bemoaning the lack of ski-in, ski-out hotels in the Jungfrau Ski Region of Switzerland – which has forced me onto a train this morning – that I ...
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Switzerland has the holiday to take before Christmas

The Swiss winter promises an unforgettable break in the snow and sunshine. You can look forward to beautifully prepared slopes, cross-country ski trails, winter walking paths and toboggan runs with ...
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A beginner’s guide to Mt Hutt, NZ

As the international gateway to the South Island, Christchurch provides the starting point to sublime snow-filled adventures. Scattered around New Zealand’s Canterbury-Southern Alps region are boutique ski fields, with few ...
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