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Best Cup O’ Tea In Breck

Growing up in Great Britain, I was never actually a fan of English Tea, or black tea, even though the British Empire was built on cups of tea and its all my Mum drinks. Tea is definitely an acquired taste for some. Tea remained a very important item in Britain’s global trade, contributing in part… Read More

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How to celebrate Australia Day in Breckenridge

January 26 has come and gone. But did you know what day it was? It was Australia Day! Known as the national holiday of Australia, it’s every Aussie’s favorite day to celebrate in Breckenridge after an amazing day of skiing and riding.  Ask an Aussie about the history of the day and they will tell… Read More

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Carving out a win: Q&A with Snow Sculpture Champions Team Breck

The 24th annual Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships are underway, with 16 teams from around the globe shaping 12-foot, 20-ton snow blocks into stunning works of art using nothing but hand tools and imagination. Team USA-Colorado/Breckenridge captain Keith Martin shares what it takes: Q. What constitutes an award-winning sculpture? A. “A piece that is original,… Read More

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International Snow Sculpture Championships [photos]

The International Snow Sculpture Championships are taking off here in Breck. The sculptures are now taking shape as competitors work hard to get them ready for viewing starting on January 26. The competition will run until February 2. If you are in the area be sure to stop by and take a look at these… Read More

Snow Sculptures Breckenridge

Breck Snow Sculpting Championships start next week

Hey All! This is Carvin’ Marvin, of Carvin’ Marvin and the Snowflakes on Team USA Colorado. It’s Snow Sculpture Time again! The Breckenridge Budweiser International Snow Sculpting Championships kick off next week as 16 teams from 12 countries vie for Gold, carving with their HANDS instead of their FEET like most on-mountain competitions! This week… Read More

Silvia riding the Breck gondola

A German´s guide to Breck

I’m originally from Munich, Germany – City of beergardens and Oktoberfest, of two surf-able river waves, of majestic old churches and castles with the Alps in visible distance on a sunny day… Why would I spend more time in Breckenridge than my beautiful home city these days? Breckenridge makes it easier for me to find… Read More

Fireworks in Breckenridge, CO.

How to spend New Year’s Eve in Breckenridge, Colorado

Besides the cold weather at night, Breckenridge is one of the most exciting places to be on New Year’s Eve. Breck provides a ton of things to do on this wonderful holiday that can make welcoming in the new year very special. This year, the town has placed a big screen TV in the center… Read More

Shopping in Breck

Top 10 Shops in Breck

Let’s just get one thing out of the way: there are few things as subjective as top 10 lists—especially top 10 lists that have to do with shopping. One woman’s treasure might well be another woman’s trash. And yet. The shopping in Breck is almost as superlative as the skiing. Whether you’re peddling in high-end… Read More

plastic bag policy

Town of Breckenridge implements new plastic bag policy

In an effort to help the environment by decreasing plastic bag usage by our visitors and locals, the Town of Breckenridge just launched a new policy where every plastic bag sold in town will cost $0.10. If you’re in the grocery store or at your favorite boutique, expect to be charged $0.10 for each bag… Read More

Town of Breckenridge in the Winter

Know before you go: new marijuana regulations in Breck

Breckenridge is known worldwide for the welcoming character of its residents, the signature aspects of the ski resort, and its historic town. Millions of visitors flock to Breck from around the globe each year, and feel part of Breck Nation — arriving as visitors but always leaving as locals. Many visitors, however,  might be confused… Read More