The ultrawealthy are already looking into spending winter holed up in chalets in the Alps, The Telegraph’s Francesca Syz reported. They’re willing to drop as much as $US831,000 for an entire ski season to have privacy and fresh air in the event of a winter lockdown. The affluent have been […]
King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand has rented out a four-star hotel in the Bavarian Alps for himself and his entourage of 20 women during the coronavirus outbreak, The Times of London reported. The rest of Germany’s hotels remain closed to tourists to curb the spread of the virus, and Thailand […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Climate change is forcing some ski resorts in the Alps to use artificial snow. Artificial snow is made by firing air and water under pressure into the cold air to make tiny ice crystals. Building up a man-made layer of snow on ski runs at the start of the […]
Liechtenstein is a tiny European nation nestled between Switzerland and Austria. Home to about 38,000 people, it’s the fourth-smallest and the second-least-visited country in Europe. With an area of only 62 square miles, it’s nearly eight times smaller than the city of Los Angeles. It has virtually zero national debt, […]
The Glacier Express is an eight-hour train journey through the Swiss Alps, and it’s known as one of the most scenic in the world. In addition to the existing first class carriage, the train has now launched a new “Excellence Class.” All seats are plush leather window-seats, and the 20 […]
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