Synopses & Reviews
In White Weekends, Tom Robbins travels from one end of Europe to the other in a bid to disover the best and most beautiful resorts for independent weekend breaks. From powder, parties, and budgets to romantic, child-friendly, and luxurious, there are chapters covering every type of weekend imaginable. Each chapter details Tom's experience in one magical destination and is backed up by The Knowledgepractical information detailing how to get there, where to stay, where to ski, where to eat, and where to partyand a Best of the Rest section so you have a variety of resorts to choose from whatever sort of break you're after. Covering more than 100 reports in all, this fresh, funky, and flawlessly illustrated book will be the perfect gift for anyone who appreciates the stunning beauty of the mountains and the perfect self-purchase for the millions of people addicted to the exhilaration of the slopes.
"Tom Robbins is not just one of the best ski writers in the business, he is one of the best skiers too, so when he says something, you'd better listen. This indispensable book is the perfect companion to the ski season." Roger Alton, Independent
"Informative and amusing." Financial Times (U.S. edition)
Tom Robbins has researched over 100 European ski resorts, to find the best weekend breaks from the UK, including where to stay, how to get there from the airport, where to ski, where to eat and where to party.
About the Author
Tom Robbins is deputy travel editor of The Observer, and a contributor to ski magazines. Robin Gautier has photographed numerous travel features for The Observer and is a cameraman on such films as The Bourne Supremacy and Casino Royale.