Perks of the Job – Oakley Goggles!

16th November 2014

Perks of the Job – Oakley Goggles! The Perks of my (Hils) job today is that I get to road test some wicked Oakley Goggles from the lovely team at Shade Station .Well once I told the Chefs at The Abinger about testing out the goggles they we very keen to give them a whirl too! If you do fancy some new goggles for the season I would recommend the...

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Summer with F&P – via Skype!

29th October 2014

With communication like it is in this day and age, Holly and I might be geographically miles away – in fact the whole F&P team is pretty scattered at this time of year, but we meet every week in the ‘ether’ via Skype.  It is great to see Clare out in the Alps enjoying the gorgeous scenery (for anyone yet to visit in the summer, it really is beautiful), then there is Hils at her desk in...

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Introducing Hils and The Abinger Cookery School

24th June 2014

For those of you who don’t know me yet I am Hils (Hilary) and I have recently joined the Fish&Pips team as a full time member based at The Abinger Cookery School in Surrey.  My role is deals with all holiday sales, be on the end of the F&P phone and I will also organise all pre-holiday care. With a few winter seasons under my belt as a chalet chef in Meribel, and plenty of experience...

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What can I do in Val d’Isere if I don’t fancy skiing?

16th March 2014

Visiting Val d’Isere in the winter months is not only for those keen skiers – there is an endless amount of non-skier activities which provide that adrenaline rush everyone is looking for. I have recently met up with Roni who works for Evolution 2 in Val d’Isere and Tignes to gain a better insight to the activities they provide around resort from snowshoeing, ice diving to speed riding....

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An amazing week in Val d’Isere

24th February 2014

A quick blog from F&P HQ down in finally dry Devon.  We had the most amazing week in Val d'Isere back in January staying in Santons Solaise and Santons Isere.  Sam, Sherie, Mark and Lex were absolutely fantastic - looking after not the easiest of groups!  One pregnant sister, 4 children 3 and under, 1 non-skiing mother plus the boss! Our week had everything, snow (lots!) and sun (enough!...

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Self Catered… Fish & Pips Style

10th February 2014

FANCY SAMPLING OUR DELICIOUS FISH & PIPS GOURMET FOOD WITHOUT PAYING FULL WHACK FOR A CATERED CHALET??? HOW TO DO SELF-CATERED IN STYLE – THE FISH AND PIPS WAY… Picture this, you have just finished a long day on the hill, you have eaten lunch in one of the not-so-cheap mountain restaurants earlier and now you are just after arriving back to your self-catered chalet after some hard-co...

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Holly ties the knot!

11th September 2013

MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS FROM ALL OF US AT F&P... Don't worry all, lots more photos to come! Enjoy Sicily the new Mr and Mrs Chandler - hope those feet are up!

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New Self Catered Properties!

24th July 2013

After the storming success of our self catered apartment La Ferme in Meribel Village last season we have decided to extend our portfolio of self catered options to add a lovely apartment in Val d'isere and a large chalet in Meribel Village.  Both offer the usual F&P staples - proximity to the slopes, amenities, bars and restaurants, a dedicated reservation process with help with ski school, t...

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Competition Winners!

17th May 2013

Some lovely words from our Facebook competition winners Ben & Bella. We were more than a bit over-excited when we realised that we had won a week in Val d'Isere in the Fish and Pips Facebook competition but even so, the holiday more than exceeded our expectations- I guess the skiing gods must have been smiling on us! The level of service we received was unlike anything either of us have ever...

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