It?s always great when we make time to head off into the great outdoors and 2015 hustled and bustled with holiday makers doing just that. Here are our 10 most popular blog posts for 2015, saving you time, money and legwork on doing the holiday research.
1. The Do's and Dont's of Climbing Mount Kosciuszko
This helpful post about making the most of your walking trip from Thredbo Village to Mt Kosciuszko and back again was the most popular post of the entire 2015. Save yourself hassles on packing correctly and getting the most out of your trip by reading this before you set off. If it hasn?t crossed your mind as a holiday idea for 2016 yet, get ready to be surprised.
2.?Thredbo Summer Big Events. Some Sublime and Some Ridiculous
This events post looked at the Thredbo calendar for the close of 2015 and events into 2016 that cover sports such as cycling, triathalon, music festivals and spirituality/ yoga festivals. If you?re into your action and activities and find it hard to choose just one, read this post to help you narrow down your choices and see how the 3 for the price of 2 night accommodation packages work.
3.?Easter 2015: Experience The Lake Light Sculpture Walk in Jindabyne
Everybody loves a sculpture walk
, the popularity of the Bondi to Bronte sculpture walk is evidence of this, but have you thought of visiting Jindabyne during their lakeside sculpture festival? This event is popular during both night and day.
4.?Creative Snow Stopovers to Revive & Survive
This post breaks down for readers some of the more creative Snowy Mountain stopovers you can make on your way down to Thredbo in either winter or summer. There are some brilliant wineries, entertainment precincts, kids activities like ice skating, some different animal parks that are outside Sydney you may not have thought of, and some intriguing stops, such as the Plant Bank, in case of a nuclear explosion we can thankfully replant the nation from seeds held in secure depositories, all discoverable between Sydney to Thredbo Village. ?Find something to please fussy travellers from this list.
5.?Snow Driving Tips to Reach Thredbo Safely
Families travelling in vehicles to the snow for the very first time can often feel daunted by the idea of ?snow driving? or driving under snow conditions. This post addresses a few of the issues worth reading and thinking about before setting off for your trip. It?s not so daunting after all, and all tips are common sense.
6.?Everything You Need To Know for Skiing at Thredbo
Ski trip packing is enough to put you off skiing...or is it? Readers utilised this comprehensive packing list to get them thoroughly ready for their upcoming trip to the snow, including how to source less expensive items, incidental items you may have even thought of until too late and the best kind of snacks and other items work best on the ski slopes.
7.?Want to Mountain Bike in Winter? We Show You Where
When active people are into their sports, they don?t want anything to hold them up, not even the weather. This post looked at the best trails and tracks to cycle on during the winter season, when traditionally snow prevents riders from accessing snow laden trails. The post looked at bike clothing for winter and other bike riding accessories.
8.?Introducing the Thredbo Art Walk. Go Hunting for Sculptures
Not everyone comes to Thredbo Village for the skiing or snowboarding during the winter season and readers were interested to know about the sculpture trail that takes walkers, including little ones (or old ones) around the village, purposely hunting down interesting sculptures of all sizes made from weather resistant materials. Get creative and active and don?t even pick up a ski pole. Hot chocolates optional.
9.?Why Gear Up? Tips & Tricks for Mountain Bike Armour
Bike riding is not longer just for the obsessives, it?s also for families, groups of friends, first timers and little ones. This post looked at what clothing and accessories are necessary, popular, convenient or just plain coveted because they look good. It also looked at sourcing second hand stuff to save you cash, so there?s more left in your bank account for other stuff.
10.?Why Thredbo Just Works as a Family Holiday Destination
Travellers these days are pretty discerning. People are educated, likely to use the internet as an excellent tool for research as well as ask around family and friends for anecdotal information on which places ?work? as a family destination and why. This is a post that addresses the logistics on why Thredbo ticks all the boxes as a holiday destination year-round. It looked at free stuff, travel times, accommodation and a heap of other handy aspects to consider when working out where and when to take your brood this year. Get into it and then get packing.
That?s it for the most popular posts for 2015. Whether it be biking, relaxing, cultural considerations or enjoying a cultural ?pub-crawl? style holiday ducking in and out of interesting wineries, galleries and markets on your way down to Thredbo Village, there?s a veritable stack of things to do to tickle your fancy. Be sure to explore our new website and contact our tireless staff by website chat, email or phone to sort out your Lantern Thredbo accommodation queries. There?s no such thing as a silly question. ???