Monthly Archives: November 2013

Wordwide Ski Destinations for your next Holiday Vacation

With the ski season in full swing and the holidays right around the corner, why don’t you kill two birds with one stone, and head to one of our favorite ski destinations.

Aspen, Colorado
aspenWant to ski with the rich and famous? If yes, then Aspen is the place to be.After hosting the World Alpine Ski Championships in 1950, Aspen became one of the world’s most glamorous ski resorts, a reputation that continues today. Aspen is known for its steeps and its four mountains that are not linked. This Colorado ski resort accommodates all by featuring excellent terrain for all skier levels.


Cortina, Italy

CortinaThe ‘pearl of the Dolomites’ and a favourite gem among the jet set, Cortina d’Ampezzo’s ski resorts match any others in the Alps. the landscape characterised by 3,000 metre peaks such as Tofana, Cristallo and Marmolada, the highest in the Dolomites. Similar to Zermatt, Switzerland, life in Cortina revolves around a traffic-less street. One of the world’s first ski resort cities, Cortina is also Italy’s most stylish place to be. Not only does the area boast great skiing, but the town offers many shops, hotels and restaurants and a lively atmosphere both day and night.

Arlberg, Lech Zurs
ArlbergIn the Austrian Alpine region of Arlberg, Lech Zurs is considered one of the best ski resorts in the world. Frequented by the beautiful people and full of glamour, the ski resort is popular with royalty, which, once you know the place, makes perfect sense: marvelous slopes, a picture-postcard village and breath-taking scenery. Quality is guaranteed in the lifts, the hotels, and on the slopes.

 


Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
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Host of the world’s first Winter Olympic Games in 1924, Chamonix ranks among the elite of contenders for the title of “World’s Most Famous Ski Resort.” Located at the foot of Mont-Blanc, it’s the highest peak in the Alps and the second highest in Europe , at an amazing 15,771 feet. Chamonix-Mont-Blanc holds bragging rights for its vertical drop of 9,209 feet and for one of the world’s longest runs, Vallée Blanche, at 13.7 miles.

Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia
whistlerOver the past decade, Whistler was consistently voted “Best North American Ski Resort” by North Americans. The Japanese repeatedly rank it as their favorite international destination. Food is key after partaking in the activities that really make Whistler legendary. Whistler quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the strongest contenders for the much disputed title of “World’s Greatest Ski Resort.” Whistler’s charming village offers everything snowboarders and skiers crave: cafes, international stores and over 100 restaurants that cater to all tastes including Chinese, French, Greek, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican, and Thai.

Best of Dubai Nightlife

AT.MOSPHERE
Holder of the Guinness World Record for the highest restaurant from ground level, on level 122 of the world tallest building, at a height of 442 meters, sprawling over 1,030 sq. m. AT.mosphere is one of the world’s finest luxury dining and lounge experiences. It offers a unique dining concept, you can choose to dine at The Grill or unwind in The Lounge. Whether you are a connoisseur of fine dining or simply wish to relax and enjoy the view you will have an experience like no other restaurant.

BICE Mare
BICE Mare’s open air terrace offers spectacular views of Burj Khalifa and the fountain. Inside you’ll find chic interiors and a lively ambience. BICE Mare combines a traditional and contemporary Italian seafood, featuring a menu with mouthwatering dishes including roasted sea scallops, handmade ravioli and pan seared sea bass. BICE Mare is Dubai’s ultimate seafood restaurant.

360°
The name says it all, and there isn’t a view like it. 360 is a circular venue, down a jetty, one kilometre out to sea. Enjoy views of the ocean and Burj Al Arab while listening to some of the best resident DJs in town. Check out the house nights by Audio Tonic and MustHaveSoul.

Nasimi Beach
Nasimi Beach is an artificial beach 7km out to sea and is a Dubai must-do. There’s nothing like dancing under the stars and looking back to see the glistening skyline. It is equally comfortable as a boutique beach club on weeknights as a pounding club at weekends.

Trilogy
Trilogy this is one of the best places to hear modern music in Dubai. It has two rooms which boast international DJs on a weekly basis.Trilogy is a serious nightclub that means serious business, and no one in Dubai who is yet to visit can claim to be a serious music fan.