Ski & Winter : Traveller Tips

Snow

Tweet it from the mountains

Real-time reports, high-tech lift passes and smart ways to clock your speed: technology has officially arrived, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

Vancouver

Prepare for rain and border delays

Here are some tips for planning a trip to Vancouver, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Tips

How to work your way around the world

Sangduen

If you're looking for more than your everyday itinerary involving must-see monuments and unforgettable hostels, there may be a job in it for you.

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Q&A

Your questions

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Ski

Tipping etiquette: cold, hard cash splash

Ski woman goggles mask

Tipping etiquette reveals the gulf between Australian and American attitudes, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

Skiing

Off on the right foot

Made to measure ... a good pair of ski boots will improve your turns.

Finding boots that fit properly will change the way you ski, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash

Ski season

You checked the battery, right?

Car troubles ... windscreen wipers can freeze to the glass if not left extended.

Arrive in the snow safely with these simple tips, writes Rachael Oakes-Ash.

Ski season

Hot tips for cool times

champion US snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler decked out in tighter snowboard gear by Oakley.

If you want to find the best parties, the coolest bar life, have the best boards on your feet and go faster than ever this ski season, here are our tips.

Skiing

Frugal freestyling

?Extreme ... a snowboarder competes in the Dragon Big Air competition at Falls Creek.

There are some seriously cheap deals to be had if you share the love this ski season.