24Aug2015

Best gifts for skiers

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Do you have a loved one who is mad about skiing? Would you like to buy him or her a ski related gift but not sure what to buy? Do you worry if it’s the right make or model, or really something they will use?   Here is a handy list of super cool, super
14Aug2015

Catered ski holidays

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What does a fully catered ski holiday include?   If you’re looking for real luxury on your next ski holiday then opting for a fully catered ski chalet is a fantastic idea. Many people who’ve stayed in catered accommodation say they’d never go back to self catered as it really does provide the ultimate treat
13Aug2015

What age should I start my kids skiing?

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At NINE & TENNE we specialise in organising luxury family ski holidays; in fact about 90% of our clients are family groups so we are well practiced in helping parents getting their children on the slopes.   In truth there is no hard and fast rule what age your children can start skiing as it all
29Jul2015

How to look cool on the slopes

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Do you look cool when you’re skiing? ..OR have you got all the gear and no idea? Does your skiing style lack a little ‘je ne sais quoi?’  Hopefully these tips will help you look the part on your next ski holiday!     Carry your skis properly Looking cool on the slopes starts before
20Jul2015

How to ski moguls

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What is Mogul Skiing? Wikipedia describes mogul skiing as ” a freestyle skiing competition consisting of one timed run of free skiing on a steep, heavily moguled course, stressing technical turns, aerial manoeuvres and speed”   But most holiday skiers describe moguls as a bit of a nightmare and would not be disappointed if they didn’t
06Jul2015

Ski Etiquette

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  The French Alps are pretty relaxed – most people are on holiday having a good time, there are plenty of ski bum seasonnaires acting cool and there are no piste-police like you get in the States making sure your you don’t ski too fast or out of bounds.   However the slopes can get
01Jul2015

How to be a great ski chalet host

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So you’re going to do a ski season? Whether you’re just out of university or taking a sabbatical from your career, doing a ski season is a great opportunity to live in the mountains, spend lots of time socializing with great people, broaden your horizons, and of course SKI EVERY DAY!   Sounds like the
25Jun2015

10 top tips for skiing with kids

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Skiing – the perfect family holiday…? Family ski holidays – picture the scene… sharing the excitement of your child completing their first solo run, skiing in the sunshine with your loved ones, wrapping up and making snowmen together, happy kids sledging while you enjoy a vin chaud at après… ah bliss!   Yes it’s true family
10Jun2015

Chalet La Folie – Guest review, March 2015

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The ChaletIdeal for our requirements, both in terms of location and accommodation. The ServicePerfect. Like a cross between an hotel and home comforts and flexibility. The Food & WineRestaurant standard evening meals and very nice wines. SkiingJo was always on hand to drive us to our chosen start point and collect again at the end
13May2015

Catered Ski Holidays in Chatel

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We are real foodies at NINE & TENNE, and love to spend as much time as possible in the kitchen – mainly to ensure that our catered ski holidays are of the very highest quality.   We take great pride in every aspect of service in our ski chalets, and as foodies we know how