Pile on the mittens, snow-pants, and boots, because this episode we're hitting the slopes! Whether you're an avid skier or you've never set foot on a mountain, this episode will help you to dream up and plan the ideal family ski vacation. You'll hear from everyone from parents to Olympic skiers about the value and joy of skiing with your children. By the end of the episode, you'll be ready to strap in and start carving up the snow!
This episode is brought to you by Esprit, the UK's Number One family ski holiday company! They're celebrating 40 years of helping families make unforgettable memories together on the slopes. Learn more at www.espritski.com.
Here are the highlights you can expect this episode:
Mama Knows Best
The first segment is chock full of wisdom from an experienced ski mom - Sarah Barrell, a Senior Editor at National Geographic Traveller. Sarah shares advice from her personal experience on when and how to start teaching your kids to ski, pro tips on how to book the best ski vacation - whether you've been on one before or not - and even how to add a little 'beach' time to your ski vacation to get the best of both worlds!
Find Sarah at www.sarahbarrell.com or on Twitter @TravelBarrell!
Pro Talk: Interview with Ollie Davies
In this segment, you'll hear an exclusive interview with Olympic ski crosser Ollie Davies - recorded live from the chairlift! Ollie shares the journey of how he went from a young skier on Esprit family trips to the Olympics, as well as advice on how, why, and when to take your kids skiing.
Find Ollie on Instagram @olliedavies_skicross!
In this mesmerizing and sentimental final segment, hear Aaron narrate a soothing bedtime story about his family's own journey and his daughter's growth from a tumbling toddler to a whip-fast, black-diamond skier - with plenty of board games, hot chocolate, and family memories in between.
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Brought to you by www.familytraveller.com, the global voice of authority on family travel, each episode offers in-depth expert advice and all the know-how family travellers like you need to make the most of your time away.
Find out more about Esprit and start planning your next - or first! - family ski vacation at www.espritski.com.
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Hosted by Aaron Millar, award-winning travel writer and dad of two.
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