225km of piste, 11 villages,  6 mountains, two linked ski areas and one amazing view of Mont Blanc? That'll be La Plagne. This gem of a French alpine ski resort is not only a stunner,...

What sounds better than comfy, cosy, casual accommodation, great home cooking and a sociable, friendly atmosphere?  Well, it's exactly what's in store if you choose a catered chalet for your ski trip.  I try to get away...

Whether you're planning a city break for a few days, or a mountain adventure for a week or more, there's an incredible variety of things to do around Lake Annecy. Here are my tried-and-tested recommendations...

There's a city in the French Alps that crowns an incredible, deep-blue lake. From the lakeside, sweeping mountains rise to rocky peaks grey-green in the sunlight. It's my favourite place, and I'm going to share...

The Jungfrau, Monch, Eiger. There are few more iconic alpine peaks. The wonderland Bernese Oberland in Switzerland is home to all three, alongside the magical Lauterbrunnen valley and elegant ski resorts of Mürren and Wengen....