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For the best value ski resort in Europe, head to Spain

I’m not really a gambling man but I’m willing to bet that for most people considering a skiing holiday in Europe the classic destinations of Switzerland, Austria and France are the first to come to mind. Other possibilities would probably include Italy, Bulgaria and perhaps Scandinavia – but very few think of taking a winter […]

Alpine touring at Vallter 2000 in Spain – the ultimate skiing experience?

When I was growing up, it was all very simple. ‘Skiing’ meant downhill skiing in the Alps – or for some brave people, Scotland. Artificial slopes were rare and skiing was a luxury that most people in the UK had never experienced. Due to the neat combination of family friends owning a chalet in Switzerland, […]

Hidden gems in Spain: Top undiscovered resorts

Thousands of holidaymakers head to Spain every year for a healthy dose of Mediterranean sunshine and laid back beachside living. As it is such a popular destination, it wouldn’t be a surprise if you wanted to find a Spanish resort that is a little less crowded than some of the busier tourist areas. Luckily for […]

Marvellous Malta

This article was written by Grown-up Travel Guide contributor Nikolia Rudenko Photo credit: cliff.hellis via photopin cc Malta is a firm favourite among sun-seekers, families and culture vultures. So what makes this Mediterranean island so special? Perhaps the best thing about holidays to Malta is the diversity on offer. For fascinating heritage and to uncover […]