Alps

Buy high: Alpine property is still a sound investment above the snow line

4 March 2017 9:00 am

Elliot Wilson says Alpine property is a sound investment if you pick the right resort and stay above the snow line

Cable cars, cheese and chic on the quieter side of the Alps

17 October 2015 9:00 am

‘It sounds like you’re having an Ann Summers party up there,’ a male traveller called, as our group erupted into…

The face of a film: Charlotte Rampling is hypnotic in ‘45 Years’

A film in which nothing happens — yet everything happens: 45 Years reviewed

29 August 2015 9:00 am

Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years stars Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay as a long married couple whose relationship is disturbed by…

I felt so awful I almost prayed that we would crash

4 October 2014 9:00 am

This is about life up high. Two weeks ago The Spectator had that rapscallion and mischief-maker Peter McKay writing about…

Notes on … Skiing in Switzerland

19 October 2013 9:00 am

There’s a myth in the Spectator office, which I’ve never discouraged, that I’m Yorkshire’s answer to Franz Klammer — a…

Going off-piste in Val D'Isere

12 October 2013 9:00 am

First things first. Yes, Val d’Isère does have a reputation for being expensive — and it is, especially if you’re…