Tag: France

Chalet fever

  I’m sorry I haven’t posted in a while. Sometimes the best part of traveling is just taking a step back and not doing anything at all. Well, except maybe snowboarding. And the not-so-catchily named  Chalet Pierra Menta 2 in La Plagne… Read More

Courchev-Hell 1850…What’s the appeal?

  Reigning down on lesser villages from an actual elevation of 1747, it seems the so called Courchevel 1850 is  falling short of more than just 103m… Atmosphere for a start… While France is hardly renowned for the charm of its ski… Read More

Confessions of a Courchevel housekeeper, Part 2

  While I spent roughly a third of my time as a housekeeper asking myself what I was doing with my life, it was almost worth it for some of the stories that I’ve got from the season… In this sequel I… Read More

Confessions of a Courchevel housekeeper, Part 1

For about five months of the year I like to take a break from my busy lifestyle of traveling the world /sponging off my mum to actually do some proper paid work in French ski resorts. This year, that mostly consisted of… Read More

15 Things I learnt this winter

Having just got back from working a winter season in Courchevel, I decided to reflect on some important (and not so important) things that I’ve learnt over the last few months… There is a dog whose job it is to find people… Read More

‘Life is too short to live without poetry’

Feeling a weird mix of nostalgic and jaded since coming home, and for some reason I haven’t been able to get this poem out of my head. I absolutely love Apollinaire, I love the chaos, the way the meaning almost slips away… Read More

Converting my mum to France…

View this post on Instagram The three musketeers emBARKING on our roadtrip! #barkingmad #dogonholiday #roadtrip #dogsofinstagram #shepsky #schnitzelface #bitchesbelike #travelgram #instatravel #wanderlust #campervan #eurotrip2015 #selfie #bitfirstletmetakeaselfie #humanswholookliketheirdogs A post shared by Kiki (@kikir_s) on Oct 27, 2015 at 5:47pm PDT As a… Read More