Skiing in Val Thorens: Resort Guide


VAL THORENS is set in the world-renowned ‘Les 3 Vallées’ ski area of France. It is Europe’s highest altitude ski resort and the area boasts over 600km of pistes across the Three Valleys – 150km of runs between VT and Orelle alone. With snowsure slopes, a long season, varied runs, breathtaking scenery and lively apres ski for those who want it; it’s a great resort whether you are an experienced snow sport enthusiast or indulging in your first ski holiday.

Having just returned from a briliant week of sunshine, skiing and snow in Val Thorens, I wanted to draw up a rough resort guide with a few tips and tricks for anybody who is thinking of visiting VT for the first time and/or looking to get the most out of their stay.

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My Bucket List

I’VE been doing a lot of thinking lately about life in general and all the incredible things this world has to offer. If I’m being completely honest, which I am, it absolutely blew my mind.

In an attempt to structure my thoughts, I have decided to collate my ambitions and create a ‘bucket list’ which I have shared with you guys below. There are so many things that I want to do, I’m not sure if I will ever get chance to complete this list but here’s to trying to tick off as many of them as possible!

If you have done anything on this list then I would be eager to hear all about your experiences! Please share with me in the comment section or get in touch via the contact page.

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Matcha Tea and Gluten Free: Thingy-Ma-Jigs Coffee House

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GUISBOROUGH, my hometown, is an ancient market town located on the northern most edge of the North Yorkshire Moors, roughly 10 miles south of Middlesbrough – I urge you, please don’t knock the area until you’ve experienced it for yourself!

Good old Guisborough is home to a disproportionately large number of independent coffee shops and tea rooms, all equally lovely and each with their own individual quirks.

Every once in a while a new kid arrives on the block, the endearingly named ‘Thingy-Ma-Jigs Coffee House’ tucked away on Bow Street was the latest to catch my eye.

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