The best destinations for winter sport in Europe revealed in new study

Europe has thousands of ski resorts with slopes that appeal to all levels of skiers and snowboarders. Our latest study looks at the best ski resorts in Europe, ranking the top 25 locations by looking at many aspects that are important for skiers looking to get the most out of their time on the snow. Some of the elements that we analysed include the altitude and average snow fall on the mountains, as well as the total number of ski runs and how long it takes you to get there from the airport. In total there were fourteen French resorts that made it into the top twenty-five, while six were fr... Read more

Where can you see the northern lights this winter?

The northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, is one of the most spectacular natural sights in the world. It is usually only visible from certain places, and you need a bit of luck if you’re going to try and track down a good view of it, as the sightings can be unpredictable. Travellers ... Read more

What to take and wear for your first skiing trip

Going skiing for the first time can be quite a daunting experience. There’s a lot of equipment that you need to have in place for your trip, and it might take a few tries to get the basics right. If you’re planning out your first ski holiday, then you’ll want to make sure that you’re fully prepared... Read more

Where to go for your Family Ski Holiday in 2020

The mercury has begun to plummet, and the evenings are getting incredibly dark, incredibly early, which means it’s time for the snow to fall on the mountain tops, and for resorts across the globe to get prepared for the upcoming ski season. Ski holidays are nearly as popular as summer holidays, so w... Read more

Columbus Direct wins ITIJ Award

Columbus Direct has won the 2019 ITIJ award for Aggregator / Broker / Affinity Provider of the Year. The International Travel & Health Insurance Journal has been around for 20 years and has been a leading voice in the world of health and travel insurance. Through news and independent articles, ... Read more

The cheapest cities to explore in 24 hours

Cheap city breaks have become a popular choice for many travellers looking to get the most out of short trips abroad. In our latest study, we reveal the cheapest cities to explore in 24 hours, with Asia proving to be one of the best places to visit if you want to get some good deals and save money.... Read more

What you need to know before celebrating Diwali in India

Diwali is the biggest festival in India each year, and it sees the streets light up with candles, lanterns and fireworks. It is an annual tradition that is celebrated across the country and other parts of the world by Hindus, as well as people from other religions such as Sikhism, Jainism, and Budd... Read more


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