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Five Great Examples of 'Star Wars' In The Snow

Five Great Examples of ‘Star Wars’ In The Snow

Unless you’ve been living in a cave like Obi Wan Kenobi, you may have noticed a new Star Wars movie has recently come out. We thought we’d mark the occasion by celebrating five great ‘Star Wars’ appearances in ski resorts! 1. Star Wars comes to the Folie Douce These guys are always bang on the...
P&V team up with La Folie Douce

P&V team up with La Folie Douce

The biggest challenge facing tour operators is being able to differentiate their product. After all, if you’re trying to choose who to go with to a particular destination, then the ski area is the same, the lift pass is the same, and the choice of ski schools and ski hire is the same. Some companies...
Folie Douce bring more 'sweet madness' to Megeve

Folie Douce bring more ‘sweet madness’ to Megeve

It was in 1969 when Luc Reversade, a former ski instructor, founded the first La Folie Douce in Val d’Isere. The restaurant and bar soon built up a reputation as the place in Val to go for apres-ski. As has been clear for years at the Krazy Kangaruh and Moosevirt in St Anton, apres-ski doesn’t have to...
Six versions of the 'Harlem Shake' set in Ski Resorts

Six versions of the ‘Harlem Shake’ set in Ski Resorts

There’s only a small chance that by now you won’t know what the ‘Harlem Shake‘ craze is all about.   Let’s be honest, if the phrase ‘flogging a dead horse’ was perfect for anything, it’s this dying meme. But that doesn’t seem to stop the enthusiasm for creating new versions, and here are six of...
Oakley logo becomes part of the Cauterets Snow Park

Oakley logo becomes part of the Cauterets Snow Park

Plenty of brands sponsor snow parks, but not many make one of the key features a super-sized version of their logo.  But that’s what Oakley have done in Cauterets in the Pyrenees. A 14m module incorporating a huge Oakley logo was shipped in from Sweden and transferred to the Snowpark by helicopter Cauterets is perhaps...
The Top 10 French Ski Resorts on Facebook (Dec 11)

The Top 10 French Ski Resorts on Facebook (Dec 11)

It’s been over six months since the last Skipedia count on how the French Ski Resorts were doing on Facebook, so now the season is underway, a recap is certainly overdue.  Here’s the scores on the doors in December 2011: The Top 10 French Ski Resorts on Facebook 1. Megeve – 43529 fans (1) 2....