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Guest Post | Skiing in France

  It’s Ski Time! Winter is coming and that only means one thing, it’s time to dig out your ski gear and hit the slopes. Home to the largest ski area in the world as well as some of the best resorts, there is nowhere better, in our opinion, to spend a week or two in the mountains than the beautiful French Alps. With so many resorts to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to go, especially if it’s your first time visiting the area. That’s why we have......

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The concept of a nationwide, two week vacation for the purpose of skiing seems somehow frivolous. But perhaps it’s just my envy as an American, not having grown up with same luxury.  In Colorado, we generally take day trips or long weekend ski trips.  Either that or we move to the mountains for the ski season and become “ski bums”.  But the French take this holiday very seriously, as they do all vacations.  Making sure their kids get rigorous training in the sport is no exception either.  Frivolities aside, it’s a fantastic institution!...

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