Travel Agenda: Ski and Snowboard Show; NuBeginnings' luxury bootcamp; A Hedonist's guide to Marrakech; Trou aux Biches resort in Mauritius
Saturday 23 October 2010
Today: The Ski and Snowboard Show is in full swing at Olympia in London, with a Quebec husky lodge, ice-driving experience and Snowbombing after-party; the show runs until tomorrow (
This week: Following the success of its Devon camp, NuBeginnings opens a luxury bootcamp at a chic chateau in the Loire tomorrow. Programmes last from one to four weeks ( nubeginningsfrance.com). Closer to home, the launch of A Hedonist's guide to Marrakech, by the city-guide publisher Hg2, takes place at Stanfords' flagship bookshop in London on Monday, 5.30-7pm. You can sip tea and listen to the sounds of Northern Africa, with the chance to win a weekend in Marrakech ( hg2.com).
In the diary: The luxurious Trou aux Biches resort reopens in Mauritius after a complete overhaul that saw it knocked to the ground and rebuilt. Expect contemporary styling and a dazzling setting on the island's north-west coast ( beachcomber-hotels.com).
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