Tips and deals: 25/10/2009
Sunday 25 October 2009
Now you can keep up appearances even on the mountain, courtesy of Beauty & The Piste, a massage and beauty therapy company based in Switzerland that will pamper you in the comfort of your hotel or chalet. Go to beautyandthepiste.com.
Antarctic specialist Adventure Network International is offering ski touring in the Ellsworth Mountains. Skiers can go on an expedition or day tour from a base camp. But be prepared to cough up $23,000 (£14,000). Go to adventure-network.com.
Stay in touch on the slopes with the Motorola TLKR T5. Price £60 per pair from Cotswold Outdoor, the two-way radio has a rechargeable battery, backlit LCD, room monitor and accessory connector. Go to cotswoldoutdoor.com.
The Christmas bargain
Spend seven nights in Chamonix, France, from £299 per person, based on four sharing a self-catering apartment close to the resort centre and ski lifts. The deal with Sta Travel departs Gatwick 19 December and includes flights and transfers. Go to statravel.co.uk.
The Independent travel offers: Discover a world of inspiring destinations
- 2 Rarest Beanie Baby of them all could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Professional big game hunter Ian Gibson crushed to death by elephant during hunt
- 4 Farmer told to tear down mock-Tudor castle after hiding construction behind hay bales
It's Italian, but it's definitely not Italy: Stephen Wood visits Lampedusa, an island beyond the map's edge, where North Africa meets Rome and even the sharks are poets
The 10 Best lightweight luggage
How double-decker trains would improve Britain's railways
The 10 Best hiking boots
French air-traffic strike: Planned industrial action called off
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
£24000 - £27000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: With offices in Manchester, Lon...
Competitive (DOE) + Benefits: Guru Careers: We are seeking a number of Marketi...
£20000 - £27000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This well established business ...
£25000 per annum + Benefits: Ashdown Group: Management Accountant - Manchester...