Val d’Isere has long been a favorite among British skiers, making it the ideal destination for English speakers to enjoy a winter vacation. The resort boasts an impressive amount of ski routes, reliable snow and is located in the breathtaking French Alps.
The resort is also a partner of Vail Resorts, so if you’ve got your hands on an Epic Pass you already have an excuse to go. The area offers a total of 78 lifts and roughly 300 kilometers of groomed slopes. There are plenty of beginner options available alongside off-piste adventures for those with experience, including the famous La Face de Bellevarde. More than 60 percent of the runs are above 2,200 meters with a vertical drop of 1,900 meters. Even on seasons with little snowfall the resort remains a prime destination thanks to it snowmaking factory on site.
Visitors are also often charmed by the small village of Val d’Isere itself. The tiny hamlet offers top-quality, Michelin-starred restaurants, luxurious accommodations and a beautiful atmosphere. During the summer months it’s also an outdoor paradise thanks to nearby Vanoise National Park.
Whether you’re an avid skier or just want to explore the French Alps, there’s perhaps no better place to do so than iconic Val d’Isere.
The first-ever iceless curling experience at the Curling Café and the beloved cozy igloo experience will arrive at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park this holiday season. New York City is already a hot spot for visitors each holiday and the Curling Café and Cozy Igloos are just another addition to the festivities guests can experience when in the city.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
Celebrate the holidays at The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston. Throughout the month of December, the Houston hotel offers guests a selection of unique festive experiences.
With the cold weather coming and the long winter months ahead, it's time to start investing in some cozy loungewear — whether you buy it for yourself, add it to your holiday wish list or buy it for your loved one. Nowadays, loungewear is so popular and in demand with everyone working from home; there are so many different brands and types to choose from, but a new one just hit the shelf. Chrissy Teigen is known for many things, specifically her cookbook Cravings.
Prepare your taste buds for the trip of a lifetime in Greece. About 100 Greek products — from wines, cheese and fruits to honey and oils — earned a Protected Designation of Origin from the European Union, and the country’s most beloved dishes include Greek Choriatiki salad, tzatziki, souvlaki and moussaka, with its layers of eggplant, potato, minced meat and bechamel. And those are only a few of the many highlights.
Riggs Washington D.C., set in a historic Washington, D.C. building once home to Riggs National Bank, partners with RdV Vineyards to offer world-class wine tasting experiences exclusive to Riggs guests. RdV Vineyards is situated on a steep, granite hillside 60 miles outside of the nation’s capital.