The realities of doing a ski season

Thinking of doing a ski season? I’ve had a few months off to reflect, and let hindsight work its magic. All that follows is from the perspective of doing a season as a chalet host, as part of a chalet couple. The things I found good: Making friends. If your running a chalet, you have…

Theres snow business like snow business

Iv’e attempted to write a new blog post numerous times, only to feel my eyes fluttering with sleep deprival. Finally, after a very hectic change over day, welcoming 14 new excited guests, I have found a chance to sit down with some energy still intact. SO… Since my last post Dan and I have thrown…

Chalet Life

As one chapter ends, another begins. And this is one we have been looking forwards to for a very long time. Working a ski season!! We managed to score a job with Alpine Action, a leading quality ski chalet company based in Meribel and La Tania, in France, with offices in the UK. Heading into…

Le Sappey

When Dan and I choose where we would like to volunteer, we look for culture- Are they French? (Or wherever we are) Because, for us, part of the experience of volunteering on a farm is the cultural exchange. Can we relate to them? Are these people we could spend time with and have fun. Are…