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Slow Travel Practitioner: A Ski Bum in Fernie, British Columbia

  • Mike Cotton
  • 24 February 2012

Ski bums are fine practitioners of slow travel. They are neither the tourists who pass through for weekend getaways, nor the weathered locals who have seen a lifetime of winters. Somewhere in between, ski bums stop and stay long enough to make temporary lives for themselves in a town. Like Fernie, British Columbia.

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The Benefits of Getting to Your European Ski Holiday by Train

  • Sian Easton
  • 21 February 2012

So, let’s say you’re in London, the skis are at the front door, the thick socks are packed and you’re looking forward to clipping into those ski boots. All that stands between you and the pristine, snow-covered slopes of Alpine Europe is the journey there. Flying might initially seem like the most obvious choice, but could travelling by train actually add something to your ski chalet holiday?

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Ski-Lifts Ltd. Paves a Green Path with Ride-Share Service to Slopes Across Europe

  • Cynthia Ord
  • 2 November 2011

Ski-Lifts Ltd. is an airport transfer and ground transportation operator headquartered in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps. Now in cooperation with the global, eco-friendly transport network called Green Path Transfers, Ski-Lifts Ltd. has found a cleaner and greener way to transport skiers from airports to the slopes all over Europe.

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EuroBasket 2011 and the World of Sports in Lithuania

  • Kestas Lukoskinas
  • 3 June 2011

While Lithuania lies at the heart of the Baltic region – the geographical centre of Europe – few realise that it is also the epicentre of European basketball. This year, for the second time, Lithuania will proudly host the 2011 EuroBasket. It’s a country where the sport is practically a second religion, where athletics in general play a major role in daily life, both past and present.

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Lebanon and Beyond: An Interview with a Local Partner

  • WHL Group
  • 15 January 2011

Every month, we delve into the travel experiences of people in the extended WHL Group network. This month we talk to Cindy Nehme of Lebanon.travel, the whl.travel local connection based in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Winter Fun in Sarajevo: Snowshoeing to a Magic Frozen Waterfall

  • Samer Hajric
  • 11 January 2011

The city of Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, lies in a valley surrounded by hills and mountains, which makes it the perfect location for winter activities. In response to that, outdoor adventure tour operators like Green Visions, the whl.travel local connection in Sarajevo, offers trips and activities throughout the year, including options that peek into Sarajevo’s magical winter world. One of the most memorable hidden places in winter is Skakavac Waterfall.

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Good Green Wheels in Colorado’s Vail Valley

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 21 December 2010

Cradled by the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains, Vail Valley, Colorado, is a top winter destination for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels, complete with gorgeous scenery, unrivalled ski resorts and plenty of excellent dining options. Getting around can be tricky, of course, as the weather can make for some major transportation challenges. So when faced with everything from windy mountain roads to extreme winter driving conditions, it’s easier to navigate the steep slopes of Vail Valley by booking ahead with a reputable and knowledgeable local taxi service like Green Limousine.

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