Skiing Deep in the Val d’Anniviers at Grimentz and Zinal

At the end of the Val d’Anniviers, skiers would find the ski resort of Grimentz and Zinal. Although they are both separate ski areas and villages with Grimentz being the slightly larger village, these 2 ski areas are linked by the new gondola that connects the ski area in Zinal to the village base in Grimentz so skiers on a day pass can visit both … Continue reading Skiing Deep in the Val d’Anniviers at Grimentz and Zinal

SwissPeak Resorts Zinal – a Hotel Review

While I would have preferred to stay at Grimentz, there seems to be better choices at Zinal so that was where I ended up staying for the last ski trip of the season. Grimentz and Zinal is now linked by the gondola at Sorebois, so it is possible to ski both areas and both are fantastic to ski at with Zinal being slightly smaller. Zinal … Continue reading SwissPeak Resorts Zinal – a Hotel Review

Chandolin Boutique Hotel – a Design Hotel Review

Initially, I had considered in staying at another AirBnB in St-Luc or Chandolin but for the dates I was staying, there was a good deal on the base room at Chandolin Boutique Hotel which is part of the Design Hotel. The property also participates in the Marriott Bonvoy program but only if the hotel is reserved from the Marriott site. However while the hotel has … Continue reading Chandolin Boutique Hotel – a Design Hotel Review

Impacts of the Coronavirus COVID-19 on Skiing and Travel

Over the couple of weeks, there has been a huge change throughout the world due to the second wave of COVID-19 coronavirus infections. As this virus outbreak unfolded, countries around the world have placed travel restrictions with some placing outright bans on foreigners to others requiring all arriving passengers to be put in quarantine or self-isolation for 14 days. This has turned the travel industry … Continue reading Impacts of the Coronavirus COVID-19 on Skiing and Travel