When your budget approaches the big "O" halfway across the world, everything becomes less peaches and sunshine and more hunger pangs and angry fits. Luckily, you don't need a trunk of Portuguese gold to turn the situation around.
At Liftopia, we travel quite a bit for work -- and for play! -- and spend a fair amount of time in airports across the country. Below are our favorites based on easy access to resorts, speed of baggage delivery and how quickly we can get in and out of the terminal and out on the slopes.
We've compiled a quick list of some of the nation's top ski resorts to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday.
With the peace of mind that comes with making a smart hotel choice, you can focus on the slopes.
Last week I was flown to the Sundance Film Festival to offer my thoughts on a documentary and discovered anew what I love about America. Robert Redf...
As snow sport enthusiasts invade ski resorts this winter, two to three in every 1,000 ski visits and nearly seven snowboard visits will result in an injury. Fortunately, most ski and snowboarding injuries are not serious or life threatening.
Fog enveloped much of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains as we began the Wounded Warrior Weekend. The warriors and their families have faced greater ...
Though I'm a city kid through and through, while in the mountains, I was definitely game for an action-packed, high-altitude weekend -- but first, a pot of fondue and glass of red on the deck of Lookout Cabin was in order.
Figuring out how to snowboard isn't easy. Unless you are at the Oakley Learn to Ride event at Sundance. It's a magical place where they dress you in cool clothes and give you a professional to help you fall your way down the mountain.
After winning 4 X Games gold medals, Sarah was primed to fulfill her long-term vision and win Olympic gold in Sochi, Russia, 2014. That dream is not to be fulfilled.
For skiers and snowboarders in California and across the nation, the time for waiting is over.
We've been shoveling non-stop just to keep the roofs from caving in and the snow from obscuring the doorways. We have to work to keep pathways to and fro carved into the six feet or more of snow covering the ground. It might seem a little out there to come to such a place for rest and relaxation, but I'll let you in on a little secret: For many people living in Alaska, it's our favorite time of year.
The sun shone, the weather was warm and I conquered my demons. Nine months after breaking my hip, and two years after I was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, I was delighted to learn I could still ski.
It's another warm, dry, sunny day here in San Francisco today. Highs might hit 70 degrees. Temperatures are in the 80s in Los Angeles, with a high of 90 in Fullerton. It's January 5. Has the weather been weird where you are, too?
As countries go, Romania often gets a bad rap. But on a recent visit, I found a different Romania, one with bucolic valleys, scenic mountain villages, fine wines, verdant parks and chic boutique hotels.
One of the most worthy aspects of skiing is that it is a lifetime sport that children can master, participate in for many decades, and pass on to their children.