Top 10 up-and-coming ski resorts

Most serious skiers or snowboarders would have heard of Whistler, Vail and St Moritz, but there are plenty of emerging ski resorts competing for Australian business. SOUTH Korea has become increasingly popular over the past five years with Australian skiers looking for a destination with a difference and recently won its bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics including Alyeska Resort, Alaska ,Gulmarg, Kashmir ,Nakiska Ski Resort, Canada ,Whitefish, Montana ,Yabuli, China ,Montenegro, Europe ,Northstar-at-Tahoe, California ,Nozawa Onsen, Japan ,Ohau, New Zealand .

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Top 10 up-and-coming ski resorts


Is it OK to fake it while travelling?

Sure, one of the best parts of travelling is the freedom to reinvent and reinvigorate yourself. But what happens if you take it too far and pretend to be someone you’re not? It’s a risky game. While most of us don’t masquerade as sportsmen to get free drinks from short-sighted, drunk soccer fans, most travellers at some time pretend to be someone else when they hit the road.

Qantas plane in emergency landing on island

The engine of the Dash 8-200 aircraft was shut down according to standard operating procedures and the plane landed at Lord Howe Island within five minutes of its scheduled time, the spokeswoman said. She added that Qantas engineers were being flown out to the island to access the plane. Qantas flies a daily return flight from Sydney to Lord Howe Island from Tuesdays to Fridays. It runs several flights to and from Sydney to Lord Howe Island on weekends.

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