Monthly Archives: September 2014

Quentin Tarantino just picked Colorado over Utah and Wyoming to film his latest feature film called “The Hateful Eight”. The film’s setting will be at the Schmid Ranch located 10 miles (16 kilometers) west of Telluride ski resort. The entire movie will be shot here, exteriors and interiors.   State film commissioner Donald Zuckerman said Tarantino is eyeing a location in Telluride…


Crystal Mountain ski resort in British Columbia, Canada, – located near West Kelowna - will not be open for the 2014-2015 winter season. This past winter the BC Safety Authority said it was suspending Crystal Mountain’s operating license pending the results of a full investigation following a chairlift derailment that sent four people to the hospital. The BC Safety Authority said the suspension…


Architecture firm Waterstudio and developers Dutch Docklands have been given the go- ahead to construct a floating luxury hotel near Tromsø, Norway. Situated in Norwegian fjords within the optimal Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights viewing zone, the Krystall hotel will feature a glass roof so guests can enjoy one of nature’s finest spectacles from their beds.   Finer details on the five-star hotel’s…


The marketing firm Ski Utah released a new map showing lift locations for One Wasatch, a plan that would combine seven Wasatch Front ski resorts into one mega resort, including Alta, Snowbird, Park City, Deer Valley, Brighton. One Wasatch would be a wander through the mountains, an experience unlike any other currently offered in North America.   The plan is not without its critics….


Drinking wine in moderation, especially red wine has so many benefits that it will help you turn no matter what! Seriously, researches and studies are suggesting that wine may promote a longer lifespan, protect against certain cancers, improve mental health, and provide benefits to the heart. Hippocrates often referred wine as the “father of western medicine” promoting wine as part of a…





With five months left until the official start of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail – Beaver Creek, Colorado, USA, the Local Organising Committee hosted a successful FIS Final Inspection this past week. Ninety representatives from the FIS, the United States Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), Tridem Sports and the Local Organising…


10 years since Athens hosted the summer Olympics marking the 100-year anniversary of the modern Olympics. The 10 billion Euros games left a bitter taste, as most infrastructures are now derelict, forgotten and completely useless. These games were a missed opportunity, no doubt about it, says former Athens Olympics spokesman Stratos Safioleas. Reuters photographer Yorgos Karahalis has gone around the…