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Are you ARM less?

The alpine town of Morzine is one of the most popular destinations in the French Alps. It offers hundreds of kilometers of high quality skiing and snowboarding; a picturesque village; friendly locals; and a summer full of sunshine, mountain biking, and hikes. It is for this reason that Morzine has become a home, or at […]

Eyes off the Prize- St Gervais vs Chamonix

Sometimes we can be so focused on the prize we can’t see the wood for the chalets. Chamonix has always stood out as the ultimate mountain resort, but many people have found a bigger prize, and better value for money, in the lesser known St Gervais Les Bains. St Gervais is a 20th century spa […]

Alpine Angels gets its Estate Agency Wings

Here at Alpine Angels we have taken a giant leap forward in the world of French Property. We have just launched our very own French Estate Agency. We are fully accredited, fully insured, fully French qualified and ready to take on your property sale or property purchase from initial viewing through to completion. We will […]

Piste maps on a lens cloth

Piste maps on a lens cloth

Christmas might be over, the decorations packed away, unwanted gifts returned, but I can’t help but get excited over what I consider the most perfect of all presents. I have a personal bug bear when it comes to piste maps. They are normally enormous in size, minuscule in detail, impossible to fold back up and, […]

The Alpine alternative to TomToms

The Alpine alternative to TomToms

We have TomToms. We have Googlemap. We have Iphones and SatNav. These days I am surprised we manage to get anywhere without a digital aid. In fact the mountains were one of the only places we haven’t been able to rely on navigational aids and the dulcet tones of an American lady telling us to […]

Second hand skis? Yes please sir

Second hand skis? Yes please sir

I have always felt somewhat sorry for young families who live in the Alps. Yes their home is one of the most beautiful parts of the world. Yes they can ski all winter long then spend the hot summers hiking across the Alps. It really is the perfect place to raise a family. But what […]

Airline Update

Easyjet are accepting bookings, Fly Baboo is not, BA sometimes don’t fly at all. These days it’s hard to know which airline is flying where. This winter one of the newest airlines to start flying mountain lovers to the French Alps is budget airline www.Jet2.com. They have recently announced they are releasing more weekend flights […]

To study or to ski?

To study or to ski?

 A tough decision for those who need to improve their French language skills  Sometimes we all have to prioritise. We have limited holiday away from the office but a host of different objectives we want to achieve. A cycling holiday across the Portes du Soleil or a week spent fixing up the disused 2nd bedroom […]

Snowcarbon-Green Les Gets travel

Want to make your journey or the journey of your guests to your Alpine property more carbon neutral? Think that fly-drive is the only way to get to the slopes? Don’t have time for the train? Snowcarbon is a website set up by a conscientious young chap with a passion for skiing. He started to […]

ANGELS what people think of us!

Angels……as explained By Children. I only know the names of two angels, Hark and Harold. Gregory, age 5 Everybody’s got it all wrong. Angels don’t wear halos anymore. I forget why, but scientists are working on it -Olive, age 9 It’s not easy to become an angel! First, you die. Then you go to Heaven, […]