Alambike’s 24-hour charity relay event

Hot on the heels of the UCI World Championships, the second edition of Alambike is coming to Les Gets this weekend.  For 24-hours non-stop, night and day, come rain or shine, teams of 4-8 people will relay around last week’s … Read More

Petrol Heads’ Delight!

The Mont Blanc Rallye is rolling into town! The sounds of engines roaring through the forests, tyres screeching around hairpin bends, exhausts put-putting through our little villages signify the end of the summer season to many each year (and has … Read More

The UCI Mountain Bike World Championships 2022 explained

They have arrived.. but what is it all about exactly? First of all, what does UCI stand for I hear you say?  The ‘Union Cycliste Internationale’ (UCI) is the world governing body of cycling, recognised by the International Olympic Committee … Read More

Mini Bike Champs

Wednesday 17 August, from 8pm Hold on to your seats, this is going to be a wild ride! This coming Wednesday will see one of the main streets of Morzine reserved for the Mini Bike Dual Slalom World Championships! Imagine … Read More


Let’s take it right back to the beginning It is believed that empanadas and the very similar Italian calzones are both derived from the Arabic meat-filled pies, samosas. Culinary history finds the first references to something similar to a pie … Read More

Only five months to go…

Today marks five months until Christmas Day 2022.  You may think that it is far too early to begin the countdown, although indulging in five advent calendars doesn’t sound too tough!  Christmas is a time that comes upon us so … Read More

Bike packing from Scotland to Slovenia because ‘it seemed like a good idea’!

Matt Fairbrother is an extremely level-headed seventeen-year old Kiwi enduro racer who is currently taking part in the 2022 Enduro World Series (EWS). This is his first ever time outside of New Zealand and he’s made the trip happen through … Read More

No more cheese!

Fear not, however.  Hideout Hostel’s restaurant is here to save you from your next cheese-induced nightmare. … Read More

What’s On In Tignes This Winter?

There’s plenty going on in Tignes this winter so if you’re planning a trip and trying to decide when to visit, take a look at what is on to see if there is anything that takes your fancy! The first … Read More