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.

Dubai at a Glance

Location
dubai-is-planning-an-epic-comebackDubai is both a dynamic business center and a tourist paradise. Just overnight from London, three hours from Mumbai, seven hours from Hong Kong, halfway between Europe and Asia, only a few destinations take more than eight hours direct flying time to or from Dubai.
This is a destination of choice for vacationing, living, and conducting business.

 

What to do
This diverse, bustling and beautiful city has a lot to offer for travelers. From jeep safaris on beautiful sand dunes, to the excitement of a vibrant nightlife, luxurious shopping malls, and fine dining, there’s plenty of choices to choose from.

Dubai is ranked the world’s second most popular destination for shopping. From traditional souks to modern shopping malls, tourists can find it all. Dubai is truely a shoppers paradise.
Dubai is the sport capital of the Middle East. Each year, it hosts a variety of popular sporting activities and incredible entertainment attractions, in addition to world-renowned conferences and exhibitions.
It’s nightlife is second to none. Choose from sophisticated cocktail lounges to typical pubs. Most feature live nightly entertainment and have an ambiance of their own.

When to Go
images (1)Dubai is hot and for most of the year. However, the best time to visit is November to March, when temperatures are cooler. January is consider the premium month to visit because of the overcast and rain.
Summer is the cheapest time to visit, but there is a catch to that. From June to September, the average temperature is 40 degrees Celsius. If visitors chose to visit during summer, it’s best to stick to the shopping malls, hotels, and swimming pools.

Why Go
Dubai has a rich culture, rooted in Bedouin heritage, with traditions of storytelling, poetry, song, and dance. There are plenty of opportunities to experience it. Dubai is also a futuristic city to most, with audacious architecture, spectacular skylines, obsession with fashion and style. There is just as much fun to be had in this small city.