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Hire a Chef for Your Skiing Holiday

The concept if hiring a private chef may seem like a luxury afforded only to the rich and famous. Well in London or Paris that may be the case. However in the French Alps this is a concept that is becoming increasingly popular amongst the skiing general public. Hidden away in some of the most beautiful areas of Europe there are talented chefs offering their services at an affordable price to people looking for a catered ski holiday with a

Vallorcine – Chamonix’s Secret Getaway!

We love skiing in Chamonix, but sometimes the crowds and the buses can be frustrating. But only 20 minutes away is Chamonix’s secret getaway – Vallorcine, a traditional and pretty French village that links directly to Le Tour. Our friends at the Bellevue Alpine Lodge – a British owned gite and B&B in Vallorcine – bring us up to date with the skiing in the area: The closest lift to the Bellevue Alpine Lodge is the modern gondola that lifts