• The 10 best ski resorts in Eastern Europe

    Here we round up 10 of the best ski resorts in Eastern Europe, which offer much more than just great value. This is Slovenia’s largest single ski area, situated in the Pohorje Mountains just outside Maribor, Slovenia’s second-largest city, a two-hour drive from Ljubljana airport. The 42km of groomed runs include 10km that are illuminated for night skiing – purportedly the largest night skiing area in Europe.

    The Telegraph
  • The world's greatest ski resorts - according to you

    Linked to even snowier Warth-Schröcken since 2013, from this season it will also be linked to St Anton via four new lifts. As a ski destination, especially for families, intermediates, experts and ski tourers, Zermatt sits up with the best.

    The Telegraph
  • Ski resort razed by the Taliban lifts Pakistan's domestic tourism

    By Drazen Jorgic MALAM JABBA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Atop the piste of Malam Jabba in Pakistan's once dangerous Swat Valley skiers schuss downhill, a new Chinese-built chairlift ferries tourists to the peak, and a luxury hotel is under construction to replace one torched by the Taliban. The Taliban declared skiing "un-Islamic" during their 2007-2009 reign of terror over Swat, but improved security in recent years has allowed ski tourism to re-emerge on Malam Jabba, a hill station in the Hindu Kush mountain range. Locals tout Swat as "the Switzerland of Pakistan", with an international ski tournament held there in January.

    Reuters